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On November 22, 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald shot President John F. Kennedy from his position on the 6th floor of what building ... ? [The T---- S----- B--- D---------]
Answer : The Texas School Book Depository
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Texas was the _____th state to join the United States of America ... ?
Option : 15
Option : 20
Option : 28
Option : 36
Answer : 28
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President Lyndon Baines Johnson was sworn in to office as President on Air Force One while it was on the ground where ... ?
Option : Houston Hobby Airport
Option : Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
Option : Dallas Love Field Airport
Option : Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland
Answer : Dallas Love Field Airport
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Who is known as "The Father of Texas " ,,, ?
Option : James Bowie
Option : Stephen F. Austin
Option : Samuel Houston
Option : William B. Travis
Answer : Stephen F. Austin
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Who was the first President of the Republic of Texas ... ?
Option : Samuel Houston
Option : Stephen F. Austin
Option : Thomas Jefferson Rusk
Option : Cynthia Ann Parker
Answer : Samuel Houston
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Everything's bigger in Texas...the largest free standing statue of an American is located in Texas. Who does it depict ... ?
Option : Davy Crockett
Option : Samuel Houston
Option : John F. Kennedy
Option : George Washington
Answer : Samuel Houston
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What was the first public institution of higher education in Texas ... ?
Option : The University of Texas at Austin
Option : Texas A&M University
Option : Baylor University
Option : Rice University
Answer : Texas A&M University
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The first native-born governor of Texas had a daughter named Ima. What was his name ... ? [James H---]
Answer : James Hogg
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After a devastating hurricane in 1900, dredged sand was used to raise what city by as much as 5.2m above its previous elevation, raising over 2100 buildings in the process ... ?
Option : Houston
Option : Corpus Christi
Option : Brownsville
Option : Galveston
Answer : Galveston
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The Texas Revolution, also known as the Texas War of Independence, ended at what battle ... ?
Option : The Battle of the Alamo
Option : The Battle of San Jacinto
Option : The Battle of Houston
Option : The Battle of Galveston Harbor
Answer : The Battle of San Jacinto

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