Quiz: You'll Only Ace This Southern Quiz If You Live In The Heart Of Texas

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Most non-Texans don't know that Texas is not the largest state by land area.

This fun trivia quiz contains questions about the landmarks, history, cuisine, and famous residents of Texas.

 Oct 27, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

Which body of water borders Texas?
Gulf of Mexico
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean

2 of 15Pick your answer!

Texas is called the "Lone Star State" because __________.
of an astronomical phenomenon visible from the Texas desert
it was previously an independent nation
of a breed of cattle found there

3 of 15Pick your answer!

Which river is the border between Texas and Mexico?
Rio Grande
Sabine River
Red River

4 of 15Pick your answer!

Which type of lizard is native to Texas?
alligator lizard
bearded dragon
Gila monster

5 of 15Pick your answer!

President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in __________, Texas.
Houston
Dallas
Galveston

6 of 15Pick your answer!

Which movie is about a Texas man's efforts to obtain HIV drugs in the 1980s?
'Hurricane in Galveston'
'Dallas Buyers Club'
'Dead in Tombstone'

7 of 15Pick your answer!

Which of these U.S. presidents was born in Texas?
Bill Clinton
Lyndon B. Johnson
Jimmy Carter

8 of 15Pick your answer!

Which Texas city is the site of the Johnson Space Center?
El Paso
Houston
Abilene

9 of 15Pick your answer!

After English and Spanish, the most widely spoken languages in Texas are ________.
Chinese and Vietnamese
German and Tagalog
Korean and Hindi/Urdu

10 of 15Pick your answer!

The A&M in Texas A&M University stands for __________.
Academic and Missionary
Aquatic and Marine
Agricultural and Mechanical

11 of 15Pick your answer!

Rice University has its main campus in __________.
Dallas
Houston
Arlington

12 of 15Pick your answer!

Baylor University has its main campus in _________.
Waco
Texarkana
Abilene

13 of 15Pick your answer!

The UT Austin football team is known as the __________.
Tumbleweeds
Longhorns
Lone Stars

14 of 15Pick your answer!

San Antonio's NBA team is the _________.
Rockets
Spurs
Mavericks

15 of 15Pick your answer!

The Dallas Stars are the only _________ team in Texas.
Major League Soccer
NHL (hockey)
WNBA (women's basketball)
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