Memphis City Trivia

Can you guess these facts about the city of Memphis, Tennessee?
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Last updated: August 11, 2021
First submittedJanuary 26, 2021
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Most famous street
Beale Street
That street is considered to be the "birthplace" of this music genre
Blues
Name of the mansion of Elvis
Graceland
Memphis is named after an ancient capital in this country
Egypt
River on which Memphis is situated
Mississippi River
County in which Memphis is located
* namesake of a high-speed auto company
Shelby
Movie about a wealthy football family who adopt a gigantic black future football player
The Blind Side
Real life NFL player who is depicted in that movie
Michael Oher
Memphis-native who starred in that movie and was the leading star of "Misery"
Kathy Bates
Activist who was assassinated in Memphis in 1968
Martin Luther King, Jr.
NBA basketball team of Memphis
Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis is home to world's tenth-tallest of this type of structure
Pyramid
City that surpassed Memphis to become Tennessee's most populous in 2017
Nashville
Delivery services company headquartered in Memphis
FedEx
Memphis has one of the four predominant regional styles of this method of cooking
Barbecue
Memphis is home to the world's busiest _______ by cargo traffic
Airport
Nickname of Memphis - due to its geography
Bluff City
The modern Memphis was founded in 1819 by John Overton, James Winchester
and this U.S. President
Andrew Jackson
First European explorer to visit the area of present-day Memphis
Hernando de Soto
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