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Texas Trivia

Based on the clues, name these things associated with the state of Texas.
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Last updated: August 21, 2016
First submittedJuly 1, 2013
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Nickname
Lone Star State
Capital city
Austin
City home to NASA
mission control
Houston
River at Mexican border
Rio Grande
River at Oklahoma border
Red River
College slogans
Hook 'em Horns
Gig 'em Aggies
"Friday Night Lights" quote
Clear eyes, full hearts,
can't lose
Festival abbreviated SXSW
South by Southwest
June 19th holiday which
celebrates the end of slavery
Juneteenth
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Largest company
ExxonMobil
Dallas-Fort Worth airport code
DFW
Soda brand invented in Waco
Dr Pepper
"Remembered" San Antonio landmark
Alamo
King of the wild frontier, who
died at the above
Davy Crockett
George W. Bush's hometown
Midland
Animated TV show about Hank Hill
King of the Hill
"America's Team"
Dallas Cowboys
Spring Break island near Brownsville
South Padre
Anti-littering slogan
Don't Mess
with Texas
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Level 33
Sep 21, 2013
"Padre Island" should count, as should "Crawford, TX" for GWB's hometown--since he lives there.
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Level 62
Sep 25, 2013
This debate comes up alot on here. Some think that "hometown" is where you are born. While others think that "hometown" is where ever you live. I think where you were born, or where you spent most of your childhood growing up should be considered your hometown.
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Level 58
Mar 26, 2017
I've always considered your hometown where you graduated from high school. Crawford is just a place he chose to call home later in life.
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Level 77
Dec 3, 2013
Padre island is different than South Padre Island.
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Level 44
Aug 19, 2014
ditto that
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Level 75
Apr 29, 2015
It is still technically considered one island, but there is a manmade shipping channel through part of the island so many people now refer to "North Padre Island" and "South Padre Island". As far as I understand, however, it's still technically one island. South Padre Island is the name of a city, not an island.
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Level 45
Mar 23, 2014
He doesn't live in Crawford. He lives in Dallas.
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Level ∞
Aug 21, 2016
Padre and Crawford will work now
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Level 80
Sep 16, 2016
George Bush doesn't have a Texas hometown. He's not from Texas. I'm really confused.
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Level 64
Jan 17, 2017
George W. Bush was born in Connecticut, but lived most of his life in Texas, and was Governor of Texas. While in the White House, he vacationed at his ranch in Crawford. He now lives in Dallas. To say Bush is "not from Texas" is like saying Abraham Lincoln was not from Illinois (he was born in Kentucky).
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Level 78
Apr 18, 2019
SadDuck, you should be Happyduck because you just hit that one out of the park. Good job.
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Level 65
Mar 26, 2017
Hey! Apparently slavery ended on my birthday! What a great gift!
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Level 57
Mar 26, 2017
It wasn't exactly that it ended on June 19th, but that was the day the news arrived in Texas. It's kind of a big deal here.
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Level 45
Mar 26, 2017
Being a Texan, I aced this!
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Level 66
Mar 26, 2017
Too American centric...
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Level 27
Mar 26, 2017
Texas is a pretty great state... If I had to live anywhere in the USA it would probably be Texas
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Level 48
Jul 30, 2017
It ain't too bad :)
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Level 57
Mar 26, 2017
LOL. A quiz about Texas was too "American centric". If it were a quiz about Zambia, would it be too "African-centric"? If it were a quiz about Rome, would it be too "Italo-centric"?
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Level 63
Mar 27, 2017
Preeeeeetty sure he was joking...
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Level 62
Mar 27, 2017
I'm glad I don't live there.
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Level 78
Apr 18, 2019
If that's the way you feel about it, we are too.
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Level 76
Mar 27, 2017
Accept Mobil for ExxonMobil?
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Level 45
Apr 1, 2017
Why did you have to have the "Hook 'em" hand sign as the cover picture? Sincerely, an Aggie.
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Level 48
Jul 30, 2017
Hook 'em till the day I die! Sincerely, a Longhorn. \m/
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Level 63
Apr 27, 2018
| "Sincerely, an Aggie" That's just gross.