Quiz: Do You Know These Basic Facts About the State of Texas?
Do You Know These Basic Facts About the State of Texas?
By: Heather Cahill
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About This Quiz

One of the largest states in the country, Texas has a lot of history and fun facts. Its long history of changing hands between different countries has shaped the state into what we know it as today. From battles to independence to an official state, it has had quite a unique journey. When you visit Texas today, you get to witness a little piece of this history, as well as the unique traditions and interesting attractions of today. Think you know all about them? Then get ready to test yourself!

Texas is home to many important sites like the Alamo, as well as countless cities that we know and love. You'll need to know the people, places, and things that make the state what it is. You'll also want to know some geography, such as the biggest, smallest, and unique landmarks. Sports teams, venues and official representatives of the state will also help you ace this quiz. Hopefully, you'll find it to be easier than you think!

So, if you're a proud Texan, or want to prove that you could be a great honorary Texan, then it's time to show your stuff. Take the quiz to see how much you really know about the state!

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What is the largest export from Texas?
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Who often attacked the Republic of Texas?
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What sport do the Dallas Cowboys play?
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Which of the following actresses is from Texas?
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What odd event is held in Texas annually?
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What is the most populous city in Texas?
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Which Texas city is not part of the Texas Triangle?
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What is the capital of Texas?
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Which city in Texas has not been used in a song title?
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Which retail chain first got its start in Texas?
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Which of the following countries once ruled of Texas?
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What animal could you see in Texas in the early-1900s?
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What soft drink was invented in Waco, Texas?
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What is the state dance of Texas?
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Which Texas attraction is larger than the smallest state in the country?
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In what city is the Texas State Fair held in?
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Which of the following is a nickname for Texas?
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What industry has been growing as of late in Texas?
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Is it true or false that Texas has its own power grid?
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How many flags does Texas fly?
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When did Texas become part of the United States?
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Who won the Battle of Alamo?
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What is the state animal of Texas?
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Who was the first President of Texas?
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What river is the largest in the state?
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Is it true or false that snow is common in Texas?
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Who were the Texas Rangers?
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What word did Texas get its name from?
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How many branches are in the Texas Military?
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Where in Texas will you find the Astrodome?
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