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 Texas Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers

Where does Texas rank population wise among the other states?
A: It is the second most populous.

What is the Texas state plant?
A: Prickly pear cactus.

Texas is the second-largest of the 50 U.S. states with only what state being larger?
A: Alaska.

Texas shares an international border with which four Mexican states?
A: Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas.

What is the Texas state molecule?
A: Buckyball.     

What US State borders Texas to the west?
A: New Mexico.

How many barrels of oil can the Texas refineries process per day?
A: 4.6 million barrels.


Which state borders Texas to the north?
A:  Oklahoma.

What is the Texas state insect?
A: Monarch butterfly.

The state of Texas is known for its harsh criminal punishment and is one of 32 states that use what?
A: Capital punishment.

What is the Texas state gem?
A: Texas blue topaz.

What state shares a border with Texas to the east?
A:  Louisiana.

What is the Texas state fruit?
A: Texas red grapefruit.

How big is Texas in square miles?
A:  268,820.


What size in barrels are the known oil deposits in Texas?
A: about 5 billion barrels.

What is the Texas state fish?
A: Guadalupe bass.

What is the biggest city in the state of Texas?
A: Houston.

Which Texas city is the fourth-largest city in the United States?
A: Houston.

What city is the second largest in the state?
A: San Antonio.

The state of Texas is one of only seven US states that do not have a what?
A: State income tax.

What city is the capital of Texas?
A:  Austin.


What is the nickname for the state of Texas?
A: The Lone Star State.

What is the Texas state folk dance?
A: Square dance.

How much of the Texas land area is desert?
A:  Less than 10 percent.

What country was the first European country to claim the area that is now Texas?
A: Spain.

What is the Texas state dish?
A: chili con carne.

In 1836 when Texas won its independence from Mexico, it  became a what?
A: Independent Republic.

 Texas joined the Union as the 28th state on what date?
A: In 1845.


Texas is 10% larger than what European country?
A: France.

What three rivers are also borders of Texas?
A: The Rio Grande, the Red River, and the Sabine River.

What is the Texas state dog?
A: Blue Lacy.

The state of Texas has 3,700 named streams and how many major rivers?
A: 15.

Which refinery located in the Houston area is the biggest in the entire country?
A: The Baytown Refinery.

Which river in Texas is the largest?
A: The Rio Grande.

Texas does not have many natural lakes, but it has over 100 artificial what?
A: Reservoirs.


How old are the oldest rocks to be found in Texas?
A: About 1,600 million years old.

Texas  is home to how many  species of mammals?
A: 65.

Texas has the greatest diversity of what type of animal in the United States with 590 native species in all?
A: Birds.

Lady Bird Johnson, worked to draw attention to Texas what?
A: Wildflowers.

In 2010, how many millionaires lived in Texas?
A: 346,000.

Texas suffers from the most tornadoes in the United States, with an average of how many tornadoes per year?
A: 139.

What is the Texas state bird?
A: Northern Mockingbird.


In what three months are Tornadoes in Texas most likely to occur?
A:  April, May, and June.

The Galveston hurricane of 1900 was the deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history and killed approximately how many people?
A:  8,000.

What is the Texas state tree?
A: Pecan.

Texas emits the most of what type of gases in the U.S. into the earth's atmosphere?
A: greenhouse gases.

What was the first historical document related to Texas that was created in 1519 by Spanish explorer Alonso Álvarez de Pineda?
A: was a map of the Gulf Coast.

On January 10, 1901, What was the name of the first major oil well in Texas?
A:  Spindletop.

At the peak of the Texas oil boom, how many barrels of oil per day was Texas producing?
A:  Three million.


In 1901, when  the state legislature passed a bill requiring a poll tax for voting, which groups of people were disfranchised?
A: Most blacks, many poor whites and Latinos.

On November 22, 1963, what U.S. President was shot and killed in Dallas in his motorcade by an assassin?
A: John F. Kennedy.

What is the Texas state motto?
A: Friendship.

In what year was the current Texas State Constitution was adopted?
A: In 1876.

Lyndon B. Johnson was a Texan and he was the 36th what?
A: President of the United States

How many counties does the state of Texas have, the most in the country?
A:  254.

According to the Energy Information Administration, the citizens of Texans consume more "what"  per capita and more energy in total than any other state in the Union?
A: energy.


What kind of power does is Texas  the biggest producer of?
A:  Wind power.

The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center is located in what Texas city?
A: Southeast Houston.

Texas has three cities that have over a million residents each, what are their names?
A:  Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas.

What Texas church located in the city of Houston is the largest church in the United States?
A: The Lakewood Church.

What are the names of the two most widely-recognized flagship universities in Texas?
A: The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University.

Where are more hearts transplanted than anywhere else in the world?
A: Texas Medical Center.

What was the name of the first Texas freeway which was opened in 1948 in Houston?
A: the Gulf Freeway.


In  Texas, on a section of the State Highway 130 toll road, the speed limit is the highest in the country. What is the speed limit?
A:  85 miles per hour.

How many airports does Texas have?
A:  730.

What was the first railroad to operate in Texas?
A: Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado Railway, opening in August 1853.

What are the two NFL teams from Texas?
A: The Dallas Cowboys and the Houston Texans.

What are the two Major League Baseball teams in Texas?
A: The Texas Rangers and the Houston Astros.

Texas has three NBA teams. What are their names?
A: The Houston Rockets, the San Antonio Spurs, and the Dallas Mavericks.

Where was the world's first rodeo was held?
A: In Pecos, Texas.

What rodeo, held in Texas, is the largest rodeo in the world?
A: The annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo .

What is the Texas state flower?
A: Bluebonnet.

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