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East Texas: Quiz


Question 1: Local vegetation also varies from north to south with the lower third consisting of the temperate grassland extending from ________ to South Louisiana.
South TexasCorpus Christi, TexasSan AntonioLaredo, Texas

Question 2: Many structures in these counties were heavily damaged or destroyed by ________.
Hurricane WilmaHurricane RitaHurricane KatrinaHurricane Dennis

Question 3: Paul Knight of the Houston Press in a 2009 article that "some say [________] has surpassed crude as king in East Texas."[4]
CoalNatural gasPetroleumEnergy development

Question 4: The Sabine River and Trinity River are the major rivers in East Texas, but the ________ and Red River also flow through the region.
Colorado River (Texas)Double Mountain Fork Brazos RiverLlano EstacadoBrazos River

Question 5: Outside of the ________ area the average population density is around 18–45 per mi² (7–12 per km²), with the population density near the Big Thicket dropping below 18 people per mi².
Greater HoustonSugar Land, TexasBaytown, TexasHarris County, Texas

Question 6: The most famous of these bayous are Cypress Bayou and ________.
Galveston BayHoustonBuffalo BayouPasadena, Texas

Question 7: The Piney Woods thins out as it nears the ________.
Atlantic OceanMediterranean SeaGulf of MexicoCaribbean Sea

Question 8: Prior to the ________, settlement was generally prohibited by the Spanish and later Mexican governments, but neither government was able to exert control or law enforcement in the area.
Mexican TexasTexas RevolutionBattle of the AlamoTimeline of the Texas Revolution

Question 9: East Texas is a distinct geographic and ecological area in the U.S. state of ________.

Question 10: ________ has distanced itself from East Texas over the past fifty years and is today more associated with the Coastal Bend along the Gulf of Mexico; however Houston has been considered part of East Texas for most of the city's history.
HoustonSugar Land, TexasGreater HoustonBellaire, Texas

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