The new & improved Texas Trivia

My first attempt had some errors (like spelling) so I decided to revamp the original quiz. Hell there might be additional errors...but...deal with it. I have added a few questions and altered some of the others. Thanks for participating.

In the previous quiz you asked to see your incorrect answers. Hopefully this new test will show you that info. It's supposed to show your score and the right answers...hope it works!

Created by: Monkerz

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. What is the state tree of Texas?
  2. In what Texas county will you find the Alamo?
  3. In what city did Santa Anna surrender his Mexican army to Texas forces ending the battle of independence?
  4. Which of these countries listed was NOT one of the 6 who flew flags over Texas?
  5. Austin is the capital of Texas, however before it was Austin what was it called?
  6. The state's name derives from a word in the Caddoan language of the Hasinai. What does it loosely translate to in English?
  7. Which city is considered by historians to be the oldest in Texas?
  8. Name the greatest military commander of WWII born and raised in Texas.
  9. From what city was the pink granite quarried that built the state capital building in Austin?
  10. Austin, Texas August 1st. Sniper Charles Whitman shoots and kills 16 people from the U.T. Tower. What year did this occur?
  11. Nov. 22, 1963 JFK is assassinated in Dallas. What was the name of the area where he was shot?
  12. How many U.S. Presidents were born in Texas?
  13. In what city and year was a Worlds Fair held in Texas?
  14. One of the following soft drinks was invented in Waco in 1885, name it.
  15. Name the most populous county in Texas.
  16. Before Texas adopted lethal injection for capital crimes what form of execution did they use?
  17. What Texas port city was almost blown off the map when several ships loaded with ammonia nitrate caught fire and exploded in 1947?
  18. The Rio Grande is the longest river in Texas. Name the second longest.
  19. Every Texan should know our state dish.
  20. One of these cities is smaller than Austin, make your guess.
  21. In 1845 Texas joined the United States as the ____ state
  22. Name the only Texas Governor to have ever been impeached from office.
  23. Give the 2 last names of the men responsible for the Dallas Cowboys football team.
  24. At over 8,700 feet this is the highest point in Texas or any place in the U.S. east of the Rockies.
  25. Which of the following cities is credited with being crucial in the Texas war with Mexico for independence in a battle fought on October 9, 1835?
  26. Nolan Ryan, one of the greatest pitchers in American Baseball was born in which Texas town?
  27. This location is revered as the site of the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836 declaring it in independent Nation.
  28. Which U.S. Presidents administration invited Texas into the Union of States in 1845?
  29. The last battle of the Civil War, the Battle of ___________, was fought in Texas, on May 12, 1865, well after Lee's surrender on April 9, 1865 at Appomattox.
  30. Name the Texas city at the highest elevation
  31. Who was the first President of the Republic of Texas?
  32. Which Pro sports team listed is the newest in Texas?
  33. Within plus or minus 2 how many counties are there in Texas?
  34. The first football team the Univeristy of Texas played against in 1893 was from what city?
  35. Name the first female Governor of Texas.
  36. Before they were known as the Houston Astros what was their name?
  37. It's no secret the biggest cities in Texas are~ Houston, San Antonio, Dallas & Austin. Name the 5th largest city.
  38. The largest fresh water body in Texas is
  39. Yes we have a state fish. Take a stab at the correct answer.
  40. The deadliest tornado to ever hit Texas took place in this city May-11, 1953 killing 114. Name the town.

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