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?
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Gulf of Mexico

2 of 15Pick your answer!

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

3 of 15Pick your answer!

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

4 of 15Pick your answer!

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

5 of 15Pick your answer!

President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in __________, Texas.
Dallas
Galveston
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?
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 __________.
Aquatic and Marine
Academic and Missionary
Agricultural and Mechanical

11 of 15Pick your answer!

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

12 of 15Pick your answer!

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

13 of 15Pick your answer!

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

14 of 15Pick your answer!

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

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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