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Trivia Questions

  1. How many American states are larger than Texas: none, one, two, or three?
  2. Texas shares its borders with four states, can you name them?
  3. What is its most famous nickname?
  4. Who was the governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000?
  5. Which city is the most populous in Texas?
  6. Can you name the largest river in Texas?




  7. Which coastal city in South Texas shares its name with one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford?
  8. Which European country was first to claim and control the area of Texas?
  9. What is the capital city of Texas?
  10. Which event from February 23 to March 6, 1836, was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution?
  11. In 2015, which sports team became the world's first to be valued at four billion dollars?
  12. Name the American soldier and politician who was an important leader of the Texas Revolution, and served as the first and third president of the Republic of Texas?
  13. Which carbonated soft drink was created in the 1880s by pharmacist Charles Alderton in Waco, Texas?
  14. Which city, the second-most populous in Texas, was founded as a Spanish mission and colonial outpost in 1718?
  15. Which city was once the self-proclaimed "Helium Capital of the World", was the subject of a song and is also known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas"?
  16. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza on November 22, 1963, in which Texas city?
  17. Which agency that began as a group of mercenary guards shares its name with an American professional baseball team based in Arlington?
  18. A Texas wedge is a golf slang term for what?
  19. Which fleet admiral of the United States Navy was born on February 24, 1885, in Fredericksburg?
  20. Which European country is just slightly smaller than Texas?
  21. Which three colours are on the flag of Texas?
  22. Which airport with the code DFW is the second-largest by area in the United States?

Answers:

  1. One (Alaska)
  2. Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico
  3. The "Lone Star State"
  4. George W. Bush
  5. Houston
  6. Rio Grande
  7. Corpus Christi
  8. Spain
  9. Austin
  10. The Battle of the Alamo
  11. Dallas Cowboys
  12. Sam Houston
  13. Dr Pepper
  14. San Antonio
  15. Amarillo
  16. Dallas
  17. Texas Rangers





  18. A golf putter
  19. Chester Nimitz
  20. France
  21. Red, white, and blue
  22. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport