The Big Quiz On Texas - 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What hotel, built in 1886, is Austin's oldest?
    • A. 

      Driskill Hotel

    • B. 

      Goodall Wooten House

    • C. 

      Neill-Cochran House

    • D. 

      The Mansion at Judges Hill

  • 2. 
    What structure, located at 401 Congress Ave., at 515 ft. and 9 inches, is the tallest in Austin?
    • A. 

      University of Texas Tower

    • B. 

      Texas State Capitol

    • C. 

      Frost Bank Tower

    • D. 

      KVUE's broadcast tower

  • 3. 
    What famous structure designed by architect Abner Cook is located at 1010 Colorado St?
    • A. 

      Texas State Capitol

    • B. 

      Driskell Hotel

    • C. 

      Governor's Mansion

    • D. 

      Frost Bank Tower

  • 4. 
    What famous, historical Austin structure once served as home to the first school for the blind in Texas?
    • A. 

      Elisabet Ney Museum

    • B. 

      Blanton Museum of Art

    • C. 

      Neill-Cochran House Museum

    • D. 

      Bullock State History Museum

  • 5. 
    In 2010 dollars, how much was spent in 1929 to redecorate the Goodall Wooten mansion?
    • A. 

      118000

    • B. 

      1000000

    • C. 

      78000

    • D. 

      50000

  • 6. 
    What Austin museum would you go to see a show in IMAX?
    • A. 

      Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

    • B. 

      Neill-Cochran House

    • C. 

      George Washington Carver Museum Center

    • D. 

      Goodall Wooten House

  • 7. 
    What Austin landmark was renovated, restored and transformed into the Mansion at Judges' Hill?
    • A. 

      Neill-Cochran House

    • B. 

      Angelina Street Library

    • C. 

      Goodall Wooten House

    • D. 

      Elisabet Ney Museum

  • 8. 
    How many attractions are included in the Houston Museum District?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      9

  • 9. 
    What was Donald Treste wearing when he was arrested in 1985 climbing the outside of the Transco (Williams) Tower?
    • A. 

      A gorilla suit

    • B. 

      His underwear

    • C. 

      A Brooks Brothers suit

    • D. 

      A Spiderman suit

  • 10. 
    As of 2010, when was the last time the white neon "eagle" was fully lit atop the Heritage Plaza?
    • A. 

      1998

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      2001

    • D. 

      1995

  • 11. 
    What is the name of the popular gift shop at the Houston Children's Museum?
    • A. 

      Whiz Kids

    • B. 

      Skiddoo's

    • C. 

      Fiddle Sticks

    • D. 

      Mud Puppies

  • 12. 
    What internationally acclaimed architect designed the whimsical Children's Museum building?
    • A. 

      Santiago Calatrava

    • B. 

      Kevin Roche

    • C. 

      I. M. Pei

    • D. 

      Robert Venturi

  • 13. 
    While Houston is popularly known as the "Bayou City," what is its official nickname?
    • A. 

      Clutch City

    • B. 

      H-Town

    • C. 

      Magnolia City

    • D. 

      Space City

  • 14. 
    Of the ten waterways that flow through Houston, what is the main one?
    • A. 

      Buffalo Bayou

    • B. 

      San Jacinto River

    • C. 

      St. Mary's

    • D. 

      Houston Ship Channel

  • 15. 
    Who formulated the plan to establish the Houston Grand Opera in 1954?
    • A. 

      Dan Duncan

    • B. 

      John O'Quinn

    • C. 

      Richard Dini

    • D. 

      Walter Herbert

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