State of Texas Trivia Questions & Answers

1.In the Caddo language, Texas means?

2.I am a geological feature that runs approximately from the southwest part of the state near Del Rio to the north-central region near Waco along Interstate 35. [B------- Fault Zone]

3.Before the word Texan was used to denote people living in the area of Texas they were called?

4.Spindletop was the first major Texan?

5.I am a 52-foot tall icon, I have towered over every Texas State Fair since 1952. Who am I? [--- ---]

6.Texan Red Adair is famous for?

7.Which of these famous people is not from Texas?

8.I am 260 meters long, weigh around 30,000 tons, was commissioned in 1943 and decommissioned in 1991. I can be found in Corpus Christi, what am I? [USS L--------]

9.The Mission San Antonio de Valero is also known as? [--- -----]

10.I was born in 1933 in Abbot Texas and went on to become of the biggest country music stars in history. My hits include Blue Eyes Cryin In the Rain and On the Road Again. Who am I?

11.In 1968 the World's Fair was hosted in?

12.In 1900 6000 Galveston residents were killed?

13.In 1960 which Texan was elected Vice President? [------ -. -------]

14.I am a State Park located in central Texas. Established in 1938 I consist of Loblolly Pines, Post Oak and Junipers. I am 5,926 acres in size and contain a golf course. [B------ S---- P---]

15.Who played quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys from 1989-2000? [---- ------]

16.Texas was the _____th state to join the United States of America?

17.Who is known as "The Father of Texas "?

18.On November 22, 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald shot President John F. Kennedy from his position on the 6th floor of what building? [The T---- S----- B--- D---------]

19.President Lyndon Baines Johnson was sworn into office as President on Air Force One while it was on the ground where?

20.Who was the first President of the Republic of Texas?

21.Everything's bigger in Texas...the largest free-standing statue of an American is located in Texas. Who does it depict?

22.What was the first public institution of higher education in Texas?

23.After a devastating hurricane in 1900, dredged sand was used to raise what city by as much as 5.2m above its previous elevation, raising over 2100 buildings in the process?

24.The Texas Revolution, also known as the Texas War of Independence, ended at what battle?

25.Which 19th-century folk hero and mid-20th-century pop culture hero died at the Battle of the Alamo? [D--- C-------]

26.Who held joint command of the Alamo defenders alongside Lt. Col. Travis?

27.The first native-born governor of Texas had a daughter named Ima. What was his name? [James H---]

28.What law enforcement agency's members are not required to wear a uniform, but are required to wear clothing that is "Western" in style?

29.The first major oil well in Texas was found where?

30.In 2003, a group known as the "Texas Eleven" fled the state to Oklahoma and New Mexico to prevent what?

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