History Take the August 2021 AlaBiz Quiz Challenge yourself with these Alabama business-related puzzlers from the past. By Nedra Bloom - August 20, 2021 Matthew Dent is CEO of Buffalo Rock. Alabiz Quiz - August 2021 1) AUGUST 2021: After more than a century, an Alabama community bank is transforming itself into a public company, headed for listing on the NASDAQ index. Which bank?(Required) First Bank of Boaz Traders & Farmers Bank Cullman Savings Bank West Alabama Bank and Trust 2) JULY 2021: One of Alabama’s largest private companies, Buffalo Rock, makes its fortunes in the soda pop market. What flavor was its first success?(Required) Root beer Cola Grape Ginger ale 3) AUGUST 2020: One of Alabama’s public companies helped health providers combat the virus crisis by donating record-keeping software. Which company?(Required) CPSI BCFH DHCS AHCC 4) AUGUST 2016: One Alabama city is famous for producing fishing products – from wiggly worm lookalikes to sophisticated fish-finding electronics. What city?(Required) Guntersville Eclectic Daphne Eufaula 5) AUGUST 2011: A Sylacauga plant, nurtured by former Gov. Braxton Bragg Comer, grew to 7,000 employees just after World War II but fell victim first to international competition, then to a chemical-spewing train wreck and finally to fire in 2011. What’s the name of the company?(Required) Central Alabama Textiles Socks and Stuff Avondale Mills Sylacauga Cotton 6) AUGUST 1996: Birmingham’s two newspapers, working under a joint operating agreement, made a big switch. What was it?(Required) News and Post-Herald swapped morning and evening publication cycles Birmingham Post-Herald went out of business Birmingham News went out of business Both papers became part of AL.com The latest Alabama business news delivered to your inbox Sign Up Now!