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 __________.
it was previously an independent nation
of an astronomical phenomenon visible from the Texas desert
of a breed of cattle found there
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Which river is the border between Texas and Mexico?
Sabine River
Rio Grande
Red River
4 of 15Pick your answer!
Which type of lizard is native to Texas?
Gila monster
alligator lizard
bearded dragon
5 of 15Pick your answer!
President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in __________, Texas.
Galveston
Dallas
Houston
6 of 15Pick your answer!
Which movie is about a Texas man's efforts to obtain HIV drugs in the 1980s?
'Dead in Tombstone'
'Dallas Buyers Club'
'Hurricane in Galveston'
7 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of these U.S. presidents was born in Texas?
Jimmy Carter
Bill Clinton
Lyndon B. Johnson
8 of 15Pick your answer!
Which Texas city is the site of the Johnson Space Center?
Houston
Abilene
El Paso
9 of 15Pick your answer!
After English and Spanish, the most widely spoken languages in Texas are ________.
Korean and Hindi/Urdu
German and Tagalog
Chinese and Vietnamese
10 of 15Pick your answer!
The A&M in Texas A&M University stands for __________.
Academic and Missionary
Agricultural and Mechanical
Aquatic and Marine
11 of 15Pick your answer!
Rice University has its main campus in __________.
Arlington
Houston
Dallas
12 of 15Pick your answer!
Baylor University has its main campus in _________.
Texarkana
Abilene
Waco
13 of 15Pick your answer!
The UT Austin football team is known as the __________.
Longhorns
Tumbleweeds
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.
WNBA (women's basketball)
NHL (hockey)
Major League Soccer
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