State Quiz - Texas

Can you guess these facts about the U.S. state of Texas?
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Last updated: August 30, 2020
First submittedJuly 1, 2013
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Capital city
Austin
Most populous city
Houston
The above city is home to this
agency's Mission Control
NASA
Nickname of Texas
Lone Star State
River at the Mexican border
Rio Grande
River at the Oklahoma border
Red River
June 19th holiday which
celebrates the end of slavery
Juneteenth
The only U.S. President that was both
born and raised in Texas
Lyndon B.
Johnson
"Remembered" San Antonio landmark
Alamo
"King of the Wild Frontier", who
died at the above
Davy Crockett
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World's most valuable professional
sports franchise
Dallas Cowboys
Soda brand invented in Waco
Dr Pepper
Dallas-Fort Worth airport code
DFW
Largest oil company
ExxonMobil
Westernmost city
El Paso
Of the six flags to fly over Texas,
which came first?
Spain
State cattle breed
Texas Longhorn
An average of 139 of these
strike Texas each year,
more than any other state
Tornadoes
State sport of Texas... Yeehaw!
Rodeo
Most valuable cash crop
Cotton
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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 59
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 58
Aug 31, 2020
They didn't want you and decided if there were more like you on the way, let's dump the whole mess.
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Level 54
Mar 26, 2017
Being a Texan, I aced this!
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Level 58
Aug 31, 2020
I'm from San Francisco. I aced it too. Texas must be a great place for so many to know this much about Texas.
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Level 70
Mar 26, 2017
Too American centric...
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Level 74
Aug 31, 2020
How? Texas isn't in America. It's independent.
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Level 73
Jan 16, 2021
Texas is in America
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Level 85
Jan 17, 2021
Nonsense. Texas is too big to be in America.
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Level 67
Jan 17, 2021
No, Texas IS America
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Level 36
Feb 3, 2021
It used to be its own country
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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 54
Jul 30, 2017
It ain't too bad :)
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Level 84
Aug 31, 2020
Flat, hot and dusty.
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Level 66
Jan 18, 2021
Parts are, yes. There are also mountains, forests, rolling hills, prairies, and beaches. You should come by for a visit and we'll show you around. Our state motto is "Friendship" after all.
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Level 47
Jan 19, 2021
We have seven distinct geographic regions.
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Level 59
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 61
Mar 27, 2017
Preeeeeetty sure he was joking...
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Level 44
Feb 28, 2021
You're probably pretty fun at parties, huh...
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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 58
Aug 31, 2020
If he/she moved there, they'd love it. It's Texas. And I'm from San Francisco.
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Level 66
Jan 17, 2021
Rude.
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Level 65
Jan 17, 2021
I’m glad I don’t live in San Francisco.
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Level 78
Mar 27, 2017
Accept Mobil for ExxonMobil?
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Level 79
Aug 30, 2020
Might want to switch the order on longhorn and most valuable sports franchise - starting to type "Cowboys" hits "breed of cattle" when you get the first 3 letters.
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Level 58
Aug 31, 2020
Stop. It's an unexpected blessing.
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Level ∞
Aug 31, 2020
Changed one of the questions...
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Level 80
Aug 30, 2020
Tried "bull riding", "bronco riding", "cow tying"... I must have come up with almost a dozen descriptions of a rodeo without hitting the word itself.
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Level 78
Aug 31, 2020
Please accept "Spanish" for "Of the six flags to fly over Texas,

which came first?" It really sounds like it is asking for an adjective. Thank you!

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Level ∞
Aug 31, 2020
Spanish will work now, thank you.
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Level 29
Oct 14, 2020
65%. Not bad for someone who knows nothing about Texas, or so I thought.
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Level 24
Jan 17, 2021
Them Texans always say Yee Haw!, they never ask, Haw Yee? *insert sad cowboy emoji here*
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Level 46
Jan 19, 2021
Born and raised! 19/20. Couldn't think of Davy Crockett
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Level 61
Jan 26, 2021
KDFW should be accepted as airport code, or specify the ICAO 3-letter code is required.