The Answers

1. a, 3; b, 1; c, 2
2. d
3. the horny toad
4. c
5. b
6. XIT
7. c
8. 1936
9. a, 2; b, 5; c, 6; d, 7; e, 1; f, 3; g, 4
10. buffalo
11. Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar was the second president of the Republic of Texas.
12. Pecos Bill
13. Hilton Hotels
14. the King Ranch
15. a
16. Old Yeller
17. b
18. “big”
19. a
20. b
21. b
22. b, e
23. a, e, c, d, b
24. the River Walk
25. the sixth
26. Neiman Marcus
27. Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow
28. It was admitted to the Union.
29. d
30. d
31. a, 3; b, 4; c, 1; d, 2
32. a, 2; b, 3; c, 4; d, 1
33. the Texas Rangers
34. the roadrunner
35. June 19
36. b
37. a
38. e
39. hell (for both)
40. c
41. c
42. It’s redundant (río means “river” in Spanish).
43. Enron
44. b
45. McCrae: Robert Duvall; Call: Tommy Lee Jones
46. the siege of the Branch Davidian compound outside Waco
47. the Chisolm Trail
48. Jackie Kennedy, Governor John Connally, and Nellie Connally
49. a, 4; b, 5; c, 2; d, 6; e, 1; f, 3; g, 7
50. a, 3; b, 4; c, 1; d, 5; e, 2
51. Gilley’s
52. c
53. F
54. c
55. a tuxedo jacket with jeans and boots
56. Karla Faye Tucker
57. the Astrodome
58. a Hispanic girl’s fifteenth-birthday celebration
59. the Buffalo Bills
60. d
61. a, F; b, T; c, F; d, T; e, T
62. No; the “Dr” should have no period.
63. Hud (1963), The Last Picture Show (1971), Lovin’ Molly (1974), Terms of Endearment (1983), Texasville (1990), and T he Evening Star (1996)
64. deer hunting season
65. d
66. Michael Dell, Dell Computer
67. a hurricane, Galveston
68. b
69. b
70. c
71. d
72. Corpus Christi
73. Michael Collins
74. a, 4; b, 1; c, 5; d, 3; e, 2
75. a, 3; b, 4; c, 6; d, 2; e, 7; f, 5; g, 1

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