Can You Answer 12 Texas History Questions?

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Question 1/12

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In what year was Texas admitted to the Union?
1836
1845
1865
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Question 2/12

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Texas was admitted to the Union numerically as which state?
25th
28th
35th
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Question 3/12

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How many flags fly over Texas?
2
4
6
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Question 4/12

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What was the first European country to own Texas?
France
Spain
England
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Question 5/12

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Who was the first ever President of Texas?
Stephan Austin
William Dallas
Sam Houston
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Question 6/12

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The Battle of the Alamo took place in which present Texas city?
San Antonio
Dallas
Houston
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In what year did Texas become its own sovereign nation?
1826
1836
1846
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Question 8/12

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Who led the Mexican forces against Texas during the Texas Revolution?
El Chapo
Santa Anna
Hugo Chavez
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Question 9/12

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Who are the only two US Presidents to be born in Texas?
Dwight Eisenhower & Lyndon Johnson
George H.W. Bush & George W. Bush
John F. Kennedy & Harry S Truman
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Question 10/12

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Which US President was assassinated in Dallas, Texas?
Abraham Lincoln
John F. Kennedy
William McKinley
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Question 11/12

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Which Texas professional sports team has historically been known as America's team?
Texas Rangers
Dallas Cowboys
San Antonio Spurs
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Question 12/12

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What former Congressman of Tennessee was killed at the Battle of the Alamo in Texas?
James Bowie
William Travis
Davy Crockett
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1
In what year was Texas admitted to the Union?
1836
1845
1865
2
Texas was admitted to the Union numerically as which state?
25th
28th
35th
3
How many flags fly over Texas?
2
4
6
4
What was the first European country to own Texas?
France
Spain
England
5
Who was the first ever President of Texas?
Stephan Austin
William Dallas
Sam Houston
6
The Battle of the Alamo took place in which present Texas city?
San Antonio
Dallas
Houston
7
In what year did Texas become its own sovereign nation?
1826
1836
1846
8
Who led the Mexican forces against Texas during the Texas Revolution?
El Chapo
Santa Anna
Hugo Chavez
9
Who are the only two US Presidents to be born in Texas?
Dwight Eisenhower & Lyndon Johnson
George H.W. Bush & George W. Bush
John F. Kennedy & Harry S Truman
10
Which US President was assassinated in Dallas, Texas?
Abraham Lincoln
John F. Kennedy
William McKinley
11
Which Texas professional sports team has historically been known as America's team?
Texas Rangers
Dallas Cowboys
San Antonio Spurs
12
What former Congressman of Tennessee was killed at the Battle of the Alamo in Texas?
James Bowie
William Travis
Davy Crockett