AlaBiz QuizHistory Take the December 2022 AlaBiz Quiz Challenge yourself with these Alabama business-related puzzlers from the past. By Nedra Bloom - December 20, 2022 What is Auburn University known for training dogs to do? (Photo by Julie Bennett) AlaBiz Quiz - December 2022 1) DECEMBER 2022: Five small Alabama companies – Adah International, Ashipa Electric, Bloc Global Group, Domestique and GeneCapture – got together for a trip this fall. Where did they go?(Required) Germany, on a trade mission Montgomery, to consider uniting into one company Nearby states in search of new locations The White House, for a presidential award 2) NOVEMBER 2022 (one month ago): Auburn University is a leader in training dogs to use their keen sense of smell for a special purpose. What is it?(Required) Finding missing children Recognizing the genetically perfect mate Sniffing out explosives Selecting the most nutritious dog food 3) DECEMBER 2021 (one year ago): A feature on international trade found that China, Canada, Germany and Mexico received the most exports from Alabama. But which country took the smallest amount, listed at $2,500?(Required) Albania Bhutan Montenegro Papua New Guinea 4) DECEMBER 2017 (five years ago): The City of Gadsden began efforts to transform its waterfront from dead retail space and smelly fish plants to an attraction for residents and visitors alike. What is the initial phase of the multi-million-dollar project called?(Required) Coosa Crossing Gadsden Downtown Venue at Coosa Landing Waterfront Ventures 5) DECEMBER 2012 (10 years ago): Long before he founded the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Jim Hudson partnered in business with his father. What sort of business?(Required) Automotive supply shop Bank Foundry Poultry farm 6) DECEMBER 1997 (25 years ago): Like the rest of the country, Alabama was learning the terms HMO, PPO and the alphabet soup of managed health care. Which organization had the first contract with the Alabama Healthcare Council, a powerhouse of state players like Alabama Power, Drummond Company, Mercedes-Benz U.S. International and the Retirement Systems of Alabama?(Required) Aetna/US Healthcare Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Cigna Healthcare United Healthcare of Alabama This quiz appeared in the December 2022 issue of Business Alabama. The latest Alabama business news delivered to your inbox Sign Up Now!