Take the January 2024 AlaBiz Quiz

Challenge yourself with these Alabama business-related puzzlers from the past.


Who preceded Sandy Stimpson as mayor of Mobile?

AlaBiz Quiz - January 2024

1) JANUARY 2024: Sandy Stimpson has been mayor of Mobile since 2013. Which mayor immediately preceded him?(Required)
2) DECEMBER 2023 (one month ago): Alabama exports billions of dollars' worth of goods to the rest of the world, with most going to Germany, China, Canada, Mexico and Japan. Three places import the least – less than $5,000 worth. Which three?(Required)
3) JANUARY 2023 (one year ago): First Solar picked a site for a new $1.1 billion solar module plant, due to open in 2025. Which Alabama county will be home to the new facility?(Required)
4) JANUARY 2019 (five years ago): Business Alabama featured an interview with Alabama's newly elected "surprise" senator. Who was it?(Required)
5) JANUARY 2014 (10 years ago): Mobile said "auf wiedersehen" to a huge global firm as it closed up shop at its $5 billion new steel mill, selling off its stainless mill to Finnish firm Outokum Oyj and its rolling and finishing mill to Luxembourg-based Arcelor Mittal and Japan-based Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metals. What firm built the twin mills and then skedaddled?(Required)
6) JANUARY 1999 (25 years ago): As the 1900s closed, Business Alabama looked at the state's fastest-growing counties and how they deal with growth. Which trio topped the list for growth?(Required)
This quiz appeared in the January 2024 issue of Business Alabama.

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