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This famous Georgian founded Chik-Fil-A.
The correct answer is "S. Truett Cathy"

Nicknamed "The Georgia Peach," this Major League Baseball outfielder from Georgia set 90 MLB records during his career.
The correct answer is "Ty Cobb"

This famous comedian is known for the phrase, "You might be a redneck if ... "
The correct answer is "Jeff Foxworthy"

This Georgia-born American president was once a peanut farmer.
The correct answer is "Jimmy Carter"

This Georgia-born, Grammy-nominated country musician sings the popular song, "People Are Crazy."
The correct answer is "Billy Currington"

Atlanta-born, this prominent American rapper is married to a Kardashian.
The correct answer is "Kanye West"

This economist was the Chairman of the Federal Reserve and oversaw its response to the late-2000s financial crisis.
The correct answer is "Ben Bernanke"

As Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, this Georgian co-authored the Republican "Contract with America."
The correct answer is "Newt Gingrich"

This country singer has won the ACM Entertainer of the Year for three years straight. His first single was "Hicktown."
The correct answer is "Jason Aldean"

Former prosecutor-turned-television-host, this Georgian was known for her advocacy for crime victims.
The correct answer is "Nancy Grace"

This award-winning actress starred in "The Piano," "Raising Arizona," "Broadcast News," and "The Big Sick."
The correct answer is "Holly Hunter"

Born in Georgia, this Hall of Fame heavyweight professional boxer was known for his left jab. He beat Ali.
The correct answer is "Larry Holmes"

This Georgian was part of the soul duo Gnarls Barkley, a judge on The Voice, and a singer/songwriter/music producer.
The correct answer is "Cee Lo Green"

This professional wrestler is regarded by many as the most popular and most recognized of all time.
The correct answer is "Hulk Hogan"

This country crooner is known for songs such as "Better Off in a Pine Box" and "Why Didn't I Think of That."
The correct answer is "Doug Stone"

Who became a professional model, won an Academy Award for "L.A. Confidential" and is an ex-spouse of Alec Baldwin?
The correct answer is "Kim Basinger"

What Georgian is often referred to as "The Queen of Christian Pop" and is married to Vince Gill?
The correct answer is "Amy Grant"

This Savannah resident is a chef and television personality.
The correct answer is "Paula Deen"

What Georgia-born Pulitzer Prize winning author wrote "Gone With the Wind"?
The correct answer is "Margaret Mitchell"

This living legend of a country singer was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2017.
The correct answer is "Alan Jackson"

What famous Georgia-born filmmaker was nominated for an Academy Award for "Do the Right Thing"?
The correct answer is "Spike Lee"

Girls and women everywhere can thank this native Georgian for founding the Girl Scouts of America.
The correct answer is "Juliette Gordon Low"

This Nobel-prize winning civil rights leader was famous for having a dream.
The correct answer is "Martin Luther King, Jr."

This American Idol television host and producer is also part of the American Top 40 Countdown.
The correct answer is "Ryan Seacrest"

"Long Tall Sally," "Good Golly, Miss Molly," and "Whole Lotta Shakin'" are some hits this musician is known for.
The correct answer is "Little Richard"


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