Quiz: Only A True Texan Can Get 10/15 On This Alamo Challenge

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How much do you remember?

A quiz on the famous Battle of the Alamo, including questions on the intricacies of the battle and, of course, its heroes.

 Oct 03, 2017
1 of 15Pick your answer!
What is the phrase most associated with the Alamo?
"Remember the Alamo"
"This was the Alamo"
"Never forget the Alamo"
2 of 15Pick your answer!
When was this phrase first used?
When the Texans were annexed into the U.S
When the opposing general was executed
When Houston won the revolution months later
3 of 15Pick your answer!
The Alamo was a part of Texas' revolution against what country?
Canada
Mexico
America
4 of 15Pick your answer!
What did the Texas revolutionaries call themselves?
The New Texas State
The Union of Texas
The Republic of Texas
5 of 15Pick your answer!
Who is probably the most famous soldier from the Alamo?
Davy Crockett
Alexander Hamilton
George Washington
6 of 15Pick your answer!
What is "The Alamo" named for?
The cottonwood trees in the area where the battle took place
The first California mission
The president of Mexico at the time
7 of 15Pick your answer!
The Texans fought against which Mexican general?
Hernan Cortes
Pancho Villa
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
8 of 15Pick your answer!
Who commanded the Texan revolutionaries?
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
James Bowie and William Travis
Nat Turner and Thomas Jefferson
9 of 15Pick your answer!
For how many days did the Texans hold down the fort?
13
28
7
10 of 15Pick your answer!
The battle happened near what modern-day city?
San Antonio
Dallas
El Paso
11 of 15Pick your answer!
Which commander famously offered the Texans a choice to fight by drawing a line in the ground?
William Travis
Robert Evans
James Bowie
12 of 15Pick your answer!
What does the "Runaway Scrape" refer to?
The mass of people who reported the events of the Alamo
Mexicans being run out of Texas after the Alamo
Texans fleeing eastward after the Alamo
13 of 15Pick your answer!
Who was one of the people spared after the fighting stopped?
Gregorio Esparza
James Bowie
Susannah Dickinson
14 of 15Pick your answer!
Where were the noncombatants of the Alamo sent to report what had happened?
San Antonio
Houston
Gonzales
15 of 15Pick your answer!
Who was one of the last people standing at the Alamo?
Emily Dickinson
William Travis
Davy Crockett
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