Welcome to our latest Texas History Quiz! Our eleventh quiz focuses on World War II and the role Texans played in that conflict. The Lone Star State provided many prominent members of "The
Greatest Generation," and Texas-based units were in the thick of the fighting in the European and Pacific theaters. The war brought major changes on the home front as well, affecting
industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and race relations in Texas.
We had an enthusiastic response to our tenth quiz, which focused on the history of Texas colleges and universities. Congratulations to Evelyn Crocker, whose entry was the first perfect
score received, and Steve Zscheck, whose entry was chosen at random from among the other perfect entries received. Each winner received a $50 gift certificate for TSHA publications or
While some of the questions below are more difficult than others, all of the answers can be found in the Online Handbook.