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Texas

written by: jab723
 
Texas is a wonderful state rich in history. Like the slogan says, "It's like a whole other country."

Question 1:


What does the name Texas mean?
Hot
Beautiful
Friend
Large

Question 2:


How many different flags have flown over Texas?
6
3
4
10

Question 3:


What was the original name of the capital of Texas?
Bastrop
Waterloo
Austin
Barton

Question 4:


Which port in Texas is the largest in the USA in terms of international commerce?
Port of Houston
Port of Galveston
Port Aransas
Port Arthur

Question 5:


Who is the famous general and Mexican president that was defeated by the Texans in the 1800s in the fight for their independence?
General Cesar Chavez
General Santa Anna
General Cabeza de Vaca
General Antonio Martinez

Question 6:


What river forms the Texas/Mexico border?
San Jacinto River
Trinity River
Rio Grande River
Guadalupe River

Question 7:


In what Texas city did the large national disaster, The Great Storm of 1900, occur?
Galveston
Houston
Corpus Christi
Laredo

Question 8:


Which of these was the first oil well in Texas?
Texas City
Plano
Spindletop
Midland

Question 9:


How many presidential libraries are located in Texas?
3
0
1
2

Question 10:


Texas has more counties than any other US state. How many are there?
198
254
289
371

Question 11:


The world's first rodeo was held in what Texas city on July 4, 1883?
Webster
Arlington
Pecos
Houston

 


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