How Much Do You Know About The Texas Culture?

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How Much Do You Know About The Texas Culture?
Texas is more than a big state; unique in its cultural characteristics and traditions. We'll test your knowledge of the attributes that make this region stand out!

The 2011 Richard Linklater film Bernie chronicles the murder of Marjorie Nugent in what Texas city?

El Paso

Van Horn

Carthage

Marfa

Refugio, Texas-born Nolan Ryan holds the all time MLB record for both no-hitters and strikeouts after finishing his career with the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers, How many strikeouts did he have?

5,942

6,185

5,112

5,714

Which Texas-born actor played Dalton in the cult classic movie "Road House"?

Patrick Swayze

Ben Gazara

Randy Quaid

Sam Elliott

This famous Texan died in 2016 one day after her daughter Carrie Fisher/Princess Leia died.

Donna Reed

Carol Burnett

Barbara Billingsly

Debbie Reynolds

Texas-born actress Eva Longoria was once married to with professional basketball player who played most of his professional career in Texas, name him.

Tim Duncan

Dirk Nowitzki

Tony Parker

David Robinson

With all these "international" cities in Texas why would you need a passport? Which is not a Texas city?

London

Athens

Vancouver

Moscow

Texas also has something for the kids, which of the following is not a city in Texas?

Remy

Nemo

Tarzan

Kermit

Which of the following is not a city in Texas?

Salami, TX

Oatmeal, TX

Noodle, TX

Bacon, TX

While Houston-born Beyonce announced in early 2017 that she was expecting twins, what is the name of her first child?

Blue Ivy

Paris Ivy

Blue Paris

Violet Rose

Beyonce Knowles is debatably the biggest star worldwide to come out of Texas and Houston saw the formation of Destiny's Child. What states were the other two members from?

New York and Florida

Illinois and Georgia

Wisconsin and Ohio

New Jersey and Mississippi

What Texas city boasts the nation's largest rose garden and is the "Rose Capital of America"?

Tyler

Garland

Plano

Laredo

Jalapeño Pepper Jelly was first made and marketed where in 1978?

Denton

Lake Jackson

Odessa

Lubbock

The Heisman Trophy is named after John William Heisman, the first full-time coach at which university?

Rice University

Texas Christian University

University of Texas

Texas Tech University

Which Texas city can claim the first suspension bridge in the United States?

Austin

Waco

Dallas

Port Arthur

How many professional basketball teams does Texas have?

6

4

5

3

In 1979, this tropical storm broke the United States record for rainfall dropping 43 inches in a 24-hour period around Alvin, Texas.

Claudette

Catherine

Charlene

Chantilly

Sam Houston would be considered by many to be the most famous Texan but was born in which state?

Kentucky

Tennessee

Virginia

Oklahoma

How many flags have flown over Texas?

6

7

4

5

Which of these ranches in Texas is bigger than the entire state of Rhode Island?

The XX Ranch

The Caldwell Ranch

The Longhorn Ranch

The King Ranch

Which of the following beers is not from Texas?

Lone Star

Shiner

Rahr & Sons

Spotted Cow

What actor from Texas partnered with Keanu Reeves in the film "Point Break"?

Bill Paxton

Patrick Swayze

Sam Elliott

Gary Busey

Texas born Forest Whitaker won his Oscar for playing a dictator from which country?

Rwanda

Uganda

Nigeria

Ghana

What is the official state dish of Texas?

Frito Pie

BBQ

Tamales

Chili

What is the official BBQ capital of Texas?

Denton

Hawkins

Lockhart

Clayton

In which Month is the SXSW festival held?

June

October

November

March

What Texas city plays host to the SXSW festival each year?

Austin

San Antonio

Dallas

Houston

In what fictional Texas city was "Friday Night Lights" set?

Cranston

Bluebonnet

Dillon

Cromwall

The Big Texan Steak Ranch offers a free 72-ounce steak dinner to diners who can finish it along with the sides in less than an hour in what city?

Denton

Amarillo

Austin

Lubbock

What Texas song almost demands three claps when it's sung?

"Yellow Rose of Texas"

"Deep In The Heart of Texas"

"God Bless Texas"

"All My Exes Live In Texas"

Texas' most famous 'haunted' attraction are the train tracks just south of which city?

San Antonio

Houston

Dallas

Brownsville

While Janis Joplin was born in Port Arthur, TX do you know where she died?

San Francisco, CA

New York, NY

Houston, TX

Los Angeles, CA

Where did Texas rocker Janis Joplin attend university?

Texas A&M

University of Texas

Southern Methodist University

Texas Christian University

Texas has over 650 Whataburger locations, but only one is two-stories and has a deck. Where is this famous location?

Corpus Christi

Lubbock

Houston

Brownsville

Which of the following actors was made an honorary Texas Ranger?

Tommy Lee Jones

George Straight

John Wayne

Larry Hagman

What is the name of the statue at the Texas State Fair?

Big Tex

Big Sam

Texas Jim

Texas Joe

Who was the other Texas born musician to die in the plane crash with Buddy Holly?

The Big Bopper

Richie Valens

Eddie Cochran

Jerry Allison

The year before his plane crash, TX-born Buddy Holly ended his association with which band?

The Rough Riders

The Freshmen

The Lettermen

The Crickets

Dr. Pepper was bottled with sugar cane in what Texas city?

Dublin

Kingston

Odessa

Dickerson

In which city was the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band ZZ Top formed.

San Antonio

El Paso

Corpus Christi

Houston

This Providence, RI-born author set a number of books in Texas including "No Country For Old Men" which became an Oscar winning movie.

Cormac McCarthy

Phillip Roth

Dom Delillo

Jim Harrison

Curious Tourist

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Let's Explore Texas

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Texas Native

Either you were born in Texas, or you love the culture and traditions of this unique state with all your heart. We understand you perfectly, because this is very interesting! That's why you did so well on our test. After all, it is difficult to find facts that could surprise you! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!