Special Sub-Topic: Memphis Mania
|In which arena do the Memphis Grizzlies play at in 2006?|
Fedex Forum. The Grizzlies used to play in the Great American Pyramid arena.
|What famous author of books on the Civil War was living in Memphis in 2003?|
Shelby Foote. Foote was born in Mississippi, and has resided in Memphis for some time.
|Memphis is a top 15 U.S. city in regards to population.|
False. Memphis ranked 18th in population size during the 2000 Census.
|Which musical genre has its roots on Beale Street?|
Blues. W.C. Handy, B.B. King, and others all helped the blues grow from rowdy bar music to world wide appreciation.
|This Memphis tourist spot is the second most visited house in America|
Graceland. It ranks only behind the White House in terms of visitors per year.
|Name the hotel where Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed.|
The Lorraine Motel&Lorraine Motel. It has since been turned into the "National Civil Rights Museum."
|Memphis is home to a major league baseball team.|
False. The St. Louis Cardinal's AAA team, the Memphis Redbirds, do play in Memphis
|This NBA star is nicknamed "Penny."|
Hardaway & Anfernee Hardaway. Penny attended Treadwell High School and Memphis State University, both in Memphis.
|Which fiction author has used Memphis as a setting for at least three of his best-sellers?|
John Grisham. "The Firm", "The Rainmaker", and "The Client" were all set in Memphis.
|Which of the following is a Memphis nickname?|
City of Good Abode. Southern Hospitality and general warmth led to this favorable nickname.
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