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How Texan Are You?

Texas is freakin' big. We all know that. "Everything's bigger in Texas..." You've probably heard it before. But since it is so big, a lot of people don't know that much about it.

So what do you know about it? These questions may be just way too easy for you or they may be hard as hell. Why don't you just stop reading this and get on it.

What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
What is your gender?
Male
Female
Gruene Hall (pronounced green) is:
A Municipal Court
Biggest Library in Dallas
Oldest Dance Hall in Texas
Alternative School for Thug Kids in Houston
German Restaurant in New Braunfels
Which can you fit inside Houston (8.778 sq. mi) comfortably
Louisiana
Japan
The Netherlands (Holland)
El Salvador
Texas is the size of Ohio, Indiana, and all the New England and Middle Atlantic states combined
True
False
The Battle of San Jacinto was fought on:
September 03, 1855
April 21, 1836
August 13, 1903
May 21, 1812
The Austin Parks and Recreation Department oversees roughly:
11,251 acres of land containing 102 parks, 5 preserves, and 12 greenbelts
5,223 acres of land containing 97 parks, 10 preserves, and 11 greenbelts
16,682 acres of land containing 206 parks, 12 preserves, and 26 greenbelts
Tomatillo is a type of salsa of what color:
Brownish
Green
Red
Creamy
Orange
George Dubya Bush is from:
Houston
Dallas
Austin
El Paso
Connecticut
Uvalde
Austin voted in the last presidential election, more democratically (as a percentage) than the entire state of california
True
False
Austin is sometimes referred to as:
Performing Arts Capitol of the World
The Third Coast
Boston in Austin
Silicon City
Why is Texas called "The Lone Star State"
Because Lone Star Beer was being produced here before the country became part of the union
The star has 5 points, each being representative of the five countries that occupied the land before it became part of the USA, hinting at unity of diverse people
Texas was an independent country before becoming a state in America
Represents one star out of the 50, each state does its part to make up the country as a whole
What is the state flower?
Indian Paintbrush
Bluebonnet
Stargazer Lilly
Sunflower
What is Blue Bell?
Ice Cream produced in Brenham
Mexican Soda produced in Seguin
One of the most locally famous alt-rock groups from Austin
A symbolic church bell at a catholic church in Dallas
The internationally-renowned Texas Medical Center, which contains the world's largest concentration of research and healthcare institutions, is located in:
Austin
Arlen
Amarillo
McAllen
Corpus Christi
Houston
Leslie Cochran, who has frequently run for Mayor in Austin and in 2000 gained about 10% of the vote, is :
a 32 year old White Democrat who excelled in Telecom
a Black Republican with a huge Oil & Gas history
Austin's first female mayor
a Liberal Democrat and ex-police chief
a Vagrant Transvestite
The University of Texas System has roughly how many students?
50,000
25,000
100,000
180,000
"Don't Mess With Texas" is:
The motto for the Texas Rangers Baseball team
The name of a famous movie released in 1974
Anti Littering Campaign
Dont Drink and Drive Campaign
A message to other states proclaiming our ability to whip some ass
Texas has its own country music genre called Texas Country
True
False
What is a Texit? A Texas version of __________
getting out of a bad date by just getting up and walking off
getting fired from your job
getting off the freeway during bad traffic illegally (grass)
high school exit exam where currently 775 out of 1000 last year did poorly
What doesn't Texas have out of the list below
Plains
Desert
Hills
Mountains
Oceans/Beaches
Texas has everything in the list
Texas, ______ Texas...
Your
Our
God's
Scenic
Sweet
The _______ Rose of Texas
Red
Pink
Yellow
Perfect
Beautiful
Battleship
If you go well under the speed limit in houston, you might get shot
True
False
If you go under the speed limit in Austin, you fit in
True
False
The bar which was portrayed in the movie Urban Cowboy and had more visitors than the astrodome ever did, was really called:
Mickey's
Shelley's
Cryer's
Gilley's
Murphy's
Texas is the only state to have the flags of __ different nations over it
1
2
3
4
5
6
The King Ranch in Texas is bigger than Rhode Island
True
False
Texas comes from the word tejas meaning friends or allies.
Spanish
Native American
French
Texan, dammit
The World's Longest Fishing Pier is in:
Port Lavaca
Galveston
Bay City
Boliver
Corpus Christi
S. Padre Island
Keep Austin Weird refers to
pressing to keep Austin a liberal city
a campaign to put Leslie Cochran in office
to support local businesses
to promote vegetarianism
Texas has a record breaking ____% of uninsured citizens (health).
2%
15%
23%
75%
77%
92%
Where is the riverwalk?
On the colorado river in Austin
In San Antonio near the Alamo
In Houston on the bayou at bayou place
In between the Guadalupe and Comal rivers
On the border between Mexico and Texas, in Progresso, going over the rio grande
Houston, Dallas and San Antonio are all on the list for the top 10 most populated cities in the whole country
True
False
You've gotten drunk on 6th street
True
False
You've ridden a horse
True
False

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