The Big Quiz On Texas - 3

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How large is the main campus of The University of Texas?
    • A. 

      1200 Acres

    • B. 

      568 Acres

    • C. 

      350 Acres

    • D. 

      100 Acres

  • 2. 
    How tall is the tower at the University of Texas?
    • A. 

      1245 Feet

    • B. 

      203 Feet

    • C. 

      307 Feet

    • D. 

      102 Feet

  • 3. 
    Which of these Texas counties is on the Mexican border?
    • A. 

      Lamar County

    • B. 

      Limscomb County

    • C. 

      Coke County

    • D. 

      Presidio County

  • 4. 
    Molly Ivins was the former co-editor of what newspaper?
    • A. 

      Texas Observer

    • B. 

      La Prensa Newspaper

    • C. 

      The Dallas Morning News

    • D. 

      Free Press Houston

  • 5. 
    Where was the destination of the first air passenger service from Love Field?
    • A. 

      New Orleans

    • B. 

      Miami

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Chicago

  • 6. 
    When Hurricane Carla hit the Texas coast in 1961 what category storm was it?
    • A. 

      Category 4

    • B. 

      Category 1

    • C. 

      Category 5

    • D. 

      Category 3

  • 7. 
    How wide is South Padre Island at its widest?
    • A. 

      2 Miles

    • B. 

      3 Miles

    • C. 

      1/2 Mile

    • D. 

      100 Feet

  • 8. 
    Where would you find the Marufo Vega Trail and the Outer Mountain Loop?
    • A. 

      Galveston Island State Park

    • B. 

      Nails Creek State Park

    • C. 

      Big Bend National Park

    • D. 

      Longhorn Cavern State Park

  • 9. 
    The 2005 U.S. Census estimate, had the population of Galveston at what?
    • A. 

      75,466

    • B. 

      57,466

    • C. 

      567,466

    • D. 

      7,466

  • 10. 
    With which Texas school is George P. Mitchell associated?
    • A. 

      Texas Tech

    • B. 

      Baylor University

    • C. 

      Texas A&M

    • D. 

      Lubbock Christian University

  • 11. 
    What actor from the TV show "Walker, Texas Ranger" is an SMU graduate?
    • A. 

      Sheree J. Wilson

    • B. 

      Nia Peeples

    • C. 

      Chuck Norris

    • D. 

      Clarence Gilyard

  • 12. 
    What is Bishop's Palace also known as?
    • A. 

      Hearst Castle

    • B. 

      Gresham's Castle

    • C. 

      Ashton Villa

    • D. 

      Grand 1894 Opera House

  • 13. 
    What year did the Hotel Galvez open?
    • A. 

      1985

    • B. 

      1911

    • C. 

      1590

    • D. 

      1900

  • 14. 
    What is Galveston's primary newspaper called?
    • A. 

      Galveston County Daily News

    • B. 

      New Times

    • C. 

      Morning Star

    • D. 

      Galveston Free Press

  • 15. 
    Where is Scholes International Airport located?
    • A. 

      Fort Worth

    • B. 

      Galveston

    • C. 

      El Paso

    • D. 

      Dallas

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