170+ Texas trivia questions and answers [All About Texas] (2023)

By area and by population Texas is the second largest state of the USA. The capital of Texas in Austin and the state’s largest city is Houston. Overall Houston is the fourth-largest city in the United States.
Texas has too much diversity and shares borders with too many other states and also shares a border with some states of Mexico. i,e In the east Louisiana, northeast Arkansas, on north Oklahoma and in western New Mexico.

San Antonio is the second-most populous city of the state, the famous nickname of the state is “Lone Star State”. The reason behind this nickname is the reminder of the state’s struggle for independence from Mexico.

Spain was the first country who ruled over Texas, France also held a short live colony. Untile 1836 Mexico ruled over Texas and finally, Texas got independence from Mexico and became an independent Republic. In 1845 Texas joined the union as the 28th state of the USA.

Curious to know more about Texas? Our research team crafted 170+ trivia questions about texas, which contain questions about history of texas, geography, sports and all other categories related to Texas

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1. Is Texas is a state?

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2. What is the lone star flag?

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Along with the national flag of US, Texas has its own state flag which is said to be lone star flag

3. How many tornadoes endure by Texas per year?

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On average, Texas will have to endure 139 tornadoes every year.

4. Name the most popular snacks in Texas?

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Corn dogs, Frito pie, Beef jerky.

5. How many colors are there in the flag of Texas?

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3 colors.

6. Name the colors in the flag of Texas?

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Red, White, Blue.

7. What red color represents?

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It represents courage.

8. What white color represents?

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It represents liberty.

9. What blue color represents?

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It represents loyalty.

10. Who was the first president to be born in Texas?

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Dwight D. Eisenhower.

11. What is the oldest law enforcement agency in the US?

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Texas Rangers.

12. How many highway exists in Texas?

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More than 70,000 miles.

13. Who died at the Alamo in Texas?

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Davy Crockett.

14. Which state is home to the first female governor ever elected in any state. Name it?

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15. In which month Texas hosts the largest and oldest rattlesnake roundup?

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In March.

16. In which state, the world’s largest parking lot is?

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Dallas/Fort Worth airport.

17. What is the fourth largest city in the United States?

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18. In which year Texas was admitted to the union?

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19. How many miles Texas extend from north to south?

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800 miles.

20. Which is the only natural lake found in Texas?

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Caddo Lake.

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Facts About Texas

21. From which name Texas is popular?

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Texas is popularly known as the Lone Star State.

22. Where is Alamo located?

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San Antonio.

23. From where, the phrase Alamo originated?

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It is where Texas defenders fell to Mexican General Santa Anna and the phrase remember the Alamo originated.

24. Which is the state’s most popular historic site?

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25. Which site is considered the Cradle of Texas liberty?

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26. What is the official state shell?

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Lightning Whelk.

27. How many nations have ruled over Texas?

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28. Name the nations that have raised their flags over Texas?

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Spain, France, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, US, the confederate states of America.

29. Which state in Texas is bigger than the state of Rhode Island?

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King Ranch.

30. In which year Texas ruled as an independent nation?

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Between the years of 1836-1845.

31. Which is the top sheep growing area of the country?

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Edwards Plateau.

32. Which is the oldest tree in the state?

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A coastal live oak located near Fulton.

33. What is the estimated age of the coastal live oak?

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An estimated age of more than 1,500 years.

34. Who served as governor of Tennessee before coming to Texas?

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Sam Houston.

35. In which year, the first offensive action of Texas revolution occur and where?

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It is occurred in Goliad on October 9, 1835.

36. During the period of July 24-26, 1979, how many inches of rain recorded near Alvin, Texas?

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45 inches.

37. Which is the only state to enter the US by treaty instead of territorial annexation?

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38. Where the first declaration of Texas independence was signed?

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It was signed in Goliad.

39. In 1836, how many sites served as temporary capitals of Texas?

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5 sites.

40. Name the five sites that served as temporary capitals of Texas?

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Washington-on-the-Brazos, Harrisburg, Galveston, Velasco, Columbia.

The total area of Texas state is 268581 Sq Mi including both land and water, and according to 2019 calculation the total population of was 28,995,881. Most spoken Languages are English and Spanish, though no official language has been declared.

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41. US is a big country with how many states in it?

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50 states.

42. Which is the second biggest state?

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43. Texas ranked in which number as the largest country in the world?

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44. Which is the fastest growing state in the US?

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45. How many feet is the Texas state Capitol taller than the US capitol?

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The Texas state capitol is 15 feet taller than the US capitol.

46. Which city of Texas is home to the world’s largest urban bat colony?

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47. Who invent Dr. Pepper?

48. What is Dr. Pepper?

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It is the most distinct beverages in the world.

49. Texas flag looks like similar to which country flag?

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Chilean Flag.

50. Is Texas is more than twice the size of Germany?

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51. What is the total area of Texas?

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268,581 sq mi (696,241km2)

52. Who invented the phrase ‘Don’t Mess with Texas’?

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It is invented by an advertising agency in 1985 for the Texas Department of Transportation.

53. When did the Texas become the 28th state of the union?

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On February 19, 1846.

54. Which country is the only town on the planet to bear the name ‘Earth’?

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Texas, in which there’s a town called Earth in the plains of Llano Estacado.

55. Which country has an impact of their cultural values on Texas?

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56. Which language is still spoken today in Texas under the influence of culture of Germany?

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Texas German.

57. In which towns Texas German is spoken?

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Particularly in the towns of Fredericksburg, New Braunfels, Boerne, Schulenburg and Weimar.

58. What is the largest metro of Texas?

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Dallas-Forth worth metroplex

59. What was the highest temperature ever recorded in Texas?

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120F (48.8 C) equivalent to Saharan desert

60. How many cattle living in the state?

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More than 16 million.

The state official bird is Northern mockingbird while Guadalupe bass is the national fish of Texas. Bluebonnet is the state flower. The people of Texas also love to play Rodeo and it is also the state official sport.

Texas Trivia Multiple Choice

61. What soft drinks was invented in Waco, Texas?

a. RC Cola b. Sprite

c. Coca-Cola d. Dr. Pepper

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d. Dr. Pepper

62. Who is the father of Texas?

a. Stephan F. Austin b. Moses Austin

c. Mirabeau b. Lamar d. Sam Houston

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a. Stephan F. Austin

63. It is illegal to carry wire cutters in a pocket in Austin?

a. True b. False

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a. True

64. Houston is the …………….. largest city in the US.

a. Ninth b. Second

c. Fourth d. Eighth

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c. Fourth

65. Texas was admitted to the union in ………….

a. 1854 b. 1852

c. 1845 d. 1849

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c. 1845

66. …………….. is considered the live music capital of the world.

a. Alamo b. Austin

c. Houston d. Dallas

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b. Austin

67. What is the state flower?

a. Rose b. Tulip

c. Bluebonnet d. Pecan

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c. Bluebonnet

68. How many different nations’ flags have flown over Texas?

a. 5 b. 7

c. 4 d. 6

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d. 6

69. Lone Star State’ is the nick name of?

a. Dallas b. Houston

c. Texas d. Austin

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c. Texas


70. …………. is the longest river in Texas.

a. Rio Grande b. Brazos River

c. Colorado River d. Red River

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a. Rio Grande

71. What is the state motto?

a. Loyalty b. Lone star people

c. Friendship d. Sacrifice

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c. Friendship

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72. First domed stadium in the US was built in ……….. in 1965.

a. Austin b. Dallas

c. Houston d. Alamo

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c. Houston

73. Texas extends ………….. miles from north to south.

a. 600 b. 800

c. 1000 d. 700

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b. 800

74. Which one is only natural lake in Texas?

a. Lady Bird lake b. Lake Travis

c. Caddo lake d. Lake Water

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c. Caddo lake

75. Spanish explores first discovered Texas in the ……..

a. 1900s b. 1500s

c. 1600s d. 1100s

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c. 1600s

76. Dwight D. Eisenhower was the …… president to be born in Texas.

a. First b. Second

c. Third d. Fourth

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a. First

67. How many colors are there in in Texas flag?

a. 2 b. 4

c. 3 d. 5

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c. 3

68. Alaska was the 49th state to join the union. What was Texas rank?

a. 19th b. 29th

c. 34th d. 28th

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b. 29th

69. The first major oil well, in Texas, is where located?

a. Dallas b. Houston

c. Spindle Top d. Waco

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c. Spindle Top

80. Texas …………… pop rock band from Glasgow.

a. British b. Spanish

c. Scottish d. American

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c. Scottish

In central area’s the the timezone format is UTC-06:00, the timezone has little bit variation in mountain area’s. The USPS abbreviation of Texas is TX and the official website address is texas.gov.

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170+ Texas trivia questions and answers [All About Texas] (4)

81. Which city has the most live music venues per capita in US?

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82. What do you know about South by Southwest (SXSW)?

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An annual film, music, interactive festival known as South by Southwest (SXSW).

83. In which year and month this festival is held?

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March 9, 2012.

83. Austin is home for how many bands?

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More than 1,900.

84. Which is the longest running concert program. Name it?

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Austin City Limits (ACL).

85. Where ACL is recorded?

86. Texas have which pop rock band from Glasgow?

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87. In which year this band is founded?

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88. Who is the founder of this band?

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Johnny McElhone and Sharleen Spiteri.

89. In which year Texas made their performing debut?

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In March, 1988.

90. At which university Texas made their debut?

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University of Dundee.

91. Name the debut album released by the band?

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92. In which year the debut album Southside is released?

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In 1989.

93. Name the international hit debut?

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‘I Don’t Want a Lover’.

94. Name the famous musician of Texas?

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Janis Joplin and Buddy Holly.

95. Write down some names of musical innovation of Texas pioneer?

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Tejano, Conjunto music, Rock n Roll, Western swing, Jazz, Punk rock, Hip hop, Electronic music, Religious music, Psychedelic rock, Zydeco and the Blues.

96. Which international musician have been successful in Texas?

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Alberta, Canada Native, Corb Lund.

97. What type of liquor does Roger Creager sing about in his 1998 smash hit?

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Everclear (An invisible intoxicator).

98. Who sings ‘Dancehall Dreamer’?

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Pat Green.

99. What is the official state song of Texas?

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Texas, Our Texas.

100. Who compose the official state song of Texas?

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Composer William J. Marsh of Fort Worth along with Lyricist Gladys Yoakum Wright.

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Austin Texas Trivia Questions and Answers

101. Where Austin is located?

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Located within Travis Country in Texas

102. What are the different nick names of Austin?

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Live music capital of the world, Silicon Hills, ATX, City of the violet crown.

103. Why Austin is said to be a live music capital of the world?

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Because many musician and live music concerts occur in the city of Austin.

104. In which year Silicon Hills considered as a nickname of Austin and why?

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Because due to a rapid influx of technology and development companies, in 1990s it is considered as nick name.

105. What is the unofficial slogan of Austin?

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Keep Austin Weird.

106. What does its slogan refers?

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It refers to the desire to protect small, unique, and local business from being overrun by large corporations.

107. Since the 19th century what Austin is known as and why?

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It has been known as the City of the Violet Crown because of the colorful glow of light across the hills just after sunset.

108. Is Austin is the 11th most populous city in the US?

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109. In which number Austin lie as the most populous city of Texas?

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Fourth most populous city of Texas.

110. In which year Austin is settle?

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111. In which year Austin is incorporated?

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December 27, 1837.

112. Which government type is follow in Austin?

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Council manager.

113. Who is the mayor of Austin?

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Steve Adler (D).

114. How many area of state capital city is?

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305.1 sq mi (790.1 km2).

115. How many companies have headquarters or regional offices in Austin?

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116. Name some worldwide headquarters located in the regions of Austin?

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3M, Amazon, Apple, Google, IBM, Intel, Oracle, Texas instrument, Whole Foods Market.

117. How many population estimated in the year of 2018?

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118. What is the time zone follow in Austin?

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UTC-6 (CST).

119. What are the area codes?

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512 and 737.

120. In which year the first American school mass shooting incident took place in Austin?

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August 1, 1966.

Dallas Texas Trivia Questions and Answers

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121. Which is the most populous city in the US?

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Dallas is the ninth most populous city in the US.

122. Which city is the main core of largest metropolitan area in Southern United States?

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123. What is the location of Dallas?

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It is located in the Southern United states, in North Texas.

124. Write down the nicknames of Dallas?

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Big D, D-Town, Triple D.

125. In 2018, the estimated population of Dallas is?

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126. How many people is in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, the fourth largest metropolitan area?

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7.5 million people.

127. In which year Dallas is incorporated?

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February 2, 1856.

128. Who is the mayor of Dallas?

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Eric Johnson (D).

129. Name the primary airport of Dallas?

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Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

130. And what is the secondary airport of Dallas?

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Dallas Love Field.

131. What is the commuter rail of Dallas?

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Trinity Railway Express.

132. DART stands for?

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DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit).

133. How many countries Dallas-Fort Worth Arlington consist of?

134. Name that 12 countries?

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Collin, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, Wise.

135. Who invent frozen margarita machine?

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136. In which year the integrated circuit computer chip was invented in Dallas?

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In 1958.

137. Dallas is home to how many professional sports teams?

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Five professional sports teams.

138. Name the five professional sports team of Dallas?

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The Dallas Cowboys (NFL), Dallas Stars (NHL), Dallas Mavericks (NBA), Dallas Wings (WNBA), FC Dallas (MLS).

139. Which is the no. 1 and leisure destination in Texas?

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The Dallas-Fort Worth Arlington Metroplex.

140. Who get approximately 66% votes in 2016, US presidential election?

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Hillary Clinton.

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141. Where is the origin of name “Texas”?

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It is originated from a Native American word.

142. What is the meaning of word “Texas”?

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It means Friends.

143. What is the motto of this state?

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144. What is the abbreviation of this state?

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145. What is the capital of Texas?

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146. What is the largest city of Texas?

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147. Name the state’s flower?

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148. What is the state’s national tree?

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Pecan (Carya illinoinesis).

149. Name the state’s flying mammal?

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Mexican Free-tailed Bat.

150. Who is the father of Texas?

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Steven Fuller Austin.

151. Which is the longest river in Texas?

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Rio Grande.

152. How many miles of Rio Grande?

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153. What is the famous pepper of Texas?

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154. Name the state’s bird?

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Northern Mocking bird (Mimus polyglottos).

155. What is the state’s fish name?

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Guadalupe bass (Micropterus treculii).

156. What is the official insect of Texas?

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Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus).

157. Is Pecan (Carya illnoinensis) is the official tree of Texas?

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158. What is the seventh largest state of the US?

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San Antonio.

159. Is Texas is a state?

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160. Where Texas is situated?

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It is a state located in the South central region of the United States

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161. Why there is a problem related to the food in Texas?

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Because there is a variety of food and too big to eat, whenever you visit any restaurant. If you really want to finish it and if you don’t have any stomach issues then be prepared otherwise it would be problem for you.

162. Why a person feels guilty staying at home in Texas?

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Reason is that there are over 89 water parks in the Texas and are surrounded by lakes, rivers to float on and fish in so you might feel guilty/bad to staying inside.

163. People of Texas is not social. Why?

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Because whenever you walk in any street, people of Texas are too much busy in their phones, their life no one there to greet you, so you’ll have to wave and say hello to yourself.

164. If you don’t like music you’re going to hate. Is this statement is true about Texas?

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165. What people of Texas think about those who you don’t like music of their country?

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They think that people who don’t like music, may be in the wrong state which is a bad thing.

166. Sky is too big. You’ll hurt your neck eventually. Is that so?

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Yes. Because you’ll have sustained a neck injury from looking up all of the time.

167. It is difficult to take a decision for dinner. Why?

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Because the food is too big and delicious. If you hate making choices, then you’ll hate living in Texas.

168. How many miles Texas is from east to west?

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773 miles.

169. And how many miles from north to south?

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801 miles.

170. Why people hate to drive at moderate speed in Texas. Reason?

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If you don’t like to drive at a moderate speed at Texas, you’re going to hate it because have a speed limits upwards of 85 miles per hour.

171. Why there is too much traffic jams?

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Because of the influx of people moving here, we get to sit in traffic for hours on end while we try to get to work on time.

172. What do you know about the summer season of Texas?

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People tolerate them and even enjoy this season for the first few weeks, but then they start praying for winter because of too much temperature.

173. People treating Texas as a trashcan. Is this statement about Texas is true?

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Yes it’s true. Despite the threat of large fines, people still thrown trash all over the place.

174. How Texas behave with the visitor of any other country?

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Texas is really great, but you can always just to visit it and then, you know, you have to go back where you came from.

175. ‘Don’t mess with Texas’ what’s a story behind this slogan?

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‘It seems more and more people move here, yet complain about living here. Well, if you don’t like it here, then please do us a favor and leave more space for the people who actually love our state’

176. Why Texas is said to be worst to live in?

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One of the main reason is the Breast implantation. Houston was the epicenter for placing stupid looking objects into the breast of perfectly fine looking women.

177. What about health care system in Texas?

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The quality of health care system in Texas is lower than it is in the most other states.

178. What about crime rates of Texas comparative to other states?

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According to FBI reporting, rate of crime is higher in some cities of Texas.

179. What about Hurricanes, and flooding in Texas?

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Once you move to Texas, hurricanes will be something that could dramatically affect your life, for about 6 months every year.

180. How wellbeing of residents of Texas is define?

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According to the Gallup-Share care wellbeing index, the residents of Texas have lower wellbeing rate overall because of many reasons, than the residents of others state.

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What are some fun facts about Texas? ›

Texas is the only state to enter the United States by treaty instead of territorial annexation. The state was an independent nation from 1836 to 1845. Texas boasts the nation's largest herd of whitetail deer. A coastal live oak located near Fulton is the oldest tree in the state.

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What is the Texas flag? ›

Flag of Texas
NameThe Lone Star Flag
UseCivil and state flag
AdoptedJanuary 25, 1839 (by the Republic of Texas) Readopted: August 31, 1933 (De facto use 1879–1933)
DesignOne-third of the hoist is blue containing a single centered white star. The remaining field is divided horizontally into a white and red bar.
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Who were the first people that comprised Texas? ›

The recorded history of Texas begins with the arrival of the first Spanish conquistadors in the region of North America now known as Texas in 1519, who found the region occupied by numerous Native American tribes.

What are Texas people called? ›

People who live in Texas are called Texans and Texians.

Who is the most famous Texan? ›

Who is the most famous person from Texas? We'd say that George Walker Bush (born 1946) is currently the most famous person from Texas. Also known as “W”, George served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001-2009.

What is Texas's motto? ›

Friendship was adopted as the Texas state motto in February 1930. The motto was most likely chosen because the name of Texas or Tejas was the Spanish pronunciation of the local Indian tribe's word teyshas or thecas meaning friends or allies.

How did Texas get its name? ›

The name Texas derives from a Caddo Indian word that means “friends” or “allies,” which was incorporated into the state motto: Friendship.

What food is Texas known for? ›

Today, chili is the official state dish. Texas is known for its own variation of chili con carne. Texas chili is typically made with hot peppers and beef (or sometimes game meats like venison) and is sometimes served with pinto beans, either as a side or in the chili itself.

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Why is Texas the only state that can fly its flag? ›

As the oft-repeated story goes, because Texas was once an independent nation, it is the only state that can fly its flag at the same height as the U.S. flag.

What does the 3 colors of the flag mean? ›

Colours of the Flag

In the national flag of India the top band is of Saffron colour, indicating the strength and courage of the country. The white middle band indicates peace and truth with Dharma Chakra. The last band is green in colour shows the fertility, growth and auspiciousness of the land.

What do the 6 flags represent? ›

The flags represent the six nations that have claimed sovereignty over Texas. They are the Kingdom of Spain, the Kingdom of France, the Republic of Mexico, the Republic of Texas, the Confederate States of America and the United States of America.

What was Texas called before Texas? ›

Although Mexico's war of independence pushed out Spain in 1821, Texas did not remain a Mexican possession for long. It became its own country, called the Republic of Texas, from 1836 until it agreed to join the United States in 1845.

What was Texas called when it was part of Mexico? ›

The Republic of Texas (Spanish: República de Tejas) was a sovereign state in North America that existed from March 2, 1836, to February 19, 1846, that bordered Mexico, the Republic of the Rio Grande (another breakaway Republic from Mexico), and the United States of America, although Mexico considered it a rebellious ...

What were Mexican settlers in Texas called? ›

Mexican settlers of that era are referred to as Tejanos, and residents of modern Texas are known as Texans.

Why did Texas leave Mexico? ›

The most immediate cause of the Texas Revolution was the refusal of many Texas, both Anglo and Mexican, to accept the governmental changes mandated by "Siete Leyes" which placed almost total power in the hands of the Mexican national government and Santa Anna.

What is the large animal of Texas? ›

The longhorn was adopted as the Texas large state mammal on June 16, 1995.

What is the flower of Texas? ›

Many generations of Texans have adored bluebonnets. In fact, it was on this day over one hundred years ago – March 7, 1901 to be exact – that the Texas legislature proclaimed the bluebonnet the State Flower of Texas.

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Do people actually wear cowboy hats in Texas? ›

You won't have trouble finding a cowboy hat while you're in Texas, but not everyone has one. Everyone does have at least one pair of cowboy boots, though.

Why do people in Texas wear cowboy boots? ›

Texans have a unique style

Cowboy boots are used for riding horses in shows and on ranches and by construction workers, artists, laymen, celebrities, and everyone in between. Men can wear them with (almost) anything and women have paired them with pants, skirts, and dresses alike.

What is the most common name in Texas? ›

Most Popular First Names In Texas
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Who was the baddest Texas Ranger? ›

John B.

Hardin, Texas' most infamous gunfighter, was said to have killed at least 20 men in the decade following the Civil War; some said the total reached as high as 40).

What is the most important event in Texas history? ›

What is Texas Historically Famous For? The most famous event in Texas history is the Battle of the Alamo from February 26 to March 6, 1836. Many famous historical figures lost their lives during the 13-day siege, including David Bowie, William B. Travis, and Davy Crockett.

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What is the state plant of Texas? ›

Plant: Prickly Pear Cactus

More than 100 species of the abundant wild cactus grow in Texas, the most of any state. This multi-purpose cactus became the state plant in 1995.

How many European countries are larger than Texas? ›

If Texas were its own country, it would be the 40th largest out of 193 countries in the world, bigger than every country in Europe. King Ranch is the largest ranch in Texas and the US, at 1,289 square miles. It is bigger than the state of Rhode Island alone.

Is Caddo Lake Natural? ›

Water School

Natural lakes have been a rare commodity in Texas. In fact, the state had only one natural lake, Caddo Lake in East Texas, that was formed by a log jam. A permanent dam was installed at the lake in the early 20th century.

Are you smarter than a 5th grader game PC? ›

Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? is a charmingly humorous quiz game based on the popular TV franchise. Multiple-choice questions, true-or-false challenges, and minigames will test your proficiency in 24 different subjects. Faced with a tough question, you can always rely on your classmates for help.

What are good trivia questions for adults? ›

Trivia Question: What is the name of the Earth's largest ocean? Trivia Question: When Michael Jordan played for the Chicago Bulls, how many NBA Championships did he win? Trivia Question: What country won the very first FIFA World Cup in 1930? Trivia Question: In what year was the first-ever Wimbledon Championship held?

Are you smarter than a 5th grader game friends? ›

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? & Friends features fast trivia gameplay in which players try and answer as many questions as possible in a set time limit. Players scores can be compared to other players online, and more features unlock with a connected Facebook account.

Who is the most famous Texan? ›

Who is the most famous person from Texas? We'd say that George Walker Bush (born 1946) is currently the most famous person from Texas. Also known as “W”, George served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001-2009.

Why is the prickly pear cactus a Texas symbol? ›

The legislature referred to the cactus as, “Rugged, versatile, and beautiful, the prickly pear cactus has made numerous contributions to the landscape, cuisine, and character of the Lone Star State, and its unusual status as both a vegetable and a fruit make it singularly qualified to represent the indomitable and ...

What is the fruit of Texas? ›

Red Grapefruit

Is Texas bigger than Scotland? ›

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Scotland is 30,090 sq mi. Texas is bigger than Scotland by 238,506 sq mi. Texas is around 8.9 times bigger than Scotland.

How many times would the UK fit into Texas? ›

A few more fun facts: Texas would be the 39th largest country in the world (out of 197) if it were its own country. You could fit all of the UK inside Texas 2.8 times.

Is Texas bigger than Ukraine? ›

Ukraine - Location, size, and extent

Ukraine, the second largest country in Europe, is located in eastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Poland and Russia. Comparatively, Ukraine is slightly smaller than the state of Texas with a total area of 603,700 sq km (233,090 sq mi).

What is the only man made lake in Texas? ›

Caddo Lake, on the border of Texas and Louisiana, is both a natural reservoir and man made lake. Hundreds of years ago, Caddo Lake was formed due to the Red River being plugged up by debris.

What is the oldest lake in Texas? ›

Lake Buchanan (Texas)
Lake Buchanan
First flooded1939
Surface area22,333 acres (34.9 sq mi; 90.4 km2)
Max. depth132 ft (40 m)
Water volume875,566 acre⋅ft (1.079995 km3)
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How many bodies of water are in Texas? ›

Texas has 188 major water-supply reservoirs, and over 20 additional major reservoirs that serve no water-supply function.


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