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Quiz: What’s Your Texas IQ?

By Peter Simek 2.19.19

Think you know more Texas trivia than your neighbor? Take this quiz to determine your true Texas IQ.

Which country has never had jurisdiction over part of Texas?

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True or false: The white stripe of the Texas flag should always fly above the red.

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What does it mean when someone “didn’t come to town two to a mule?”

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Which Texan helped inspire Samuel Colt to create his famous six-shot revolver?

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How many counties are there in Texas?

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What year did Texas gain independence from Mexico?

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True or false: The Texas Capitol is taller than every other capitol building in the United States except for Congress in Washington, D.C.

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What does “They tried to hang him, but the rope broke” mean?

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Which Western European country is larger than Texas?

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What doesn’t belong in Texas chili?

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Who was the first governor of Texas?

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The official sport of Texas is:

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In the Hasinai Indian tribe language, “Texas” means:

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The first drilled oil well in Texas was in:

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True or false: Texas is the greatest country in the world.

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What's Your Texas IQ?
You’re as Texas as Willie Nelson drinking Dr Pepper in a field of bluebonnets with a pet longhorn and, you get the picture.
Oh yeah. You’re a bona fide native.
If you weren’t born in Texas, you got here as fast as you could.
This is what happens when you spend too much time outside of Texas.
Seriously, less vacation, more staycation.
All right, you’re not from Texas. But Texas wants you anyway.

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