Are You Smarter Than a Texas 7th Grader?
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Are You Smarter Than a Texas 7th Grader?

Denton, Texas – Did you know that the Alamo was originally constructed without its famous bell shaped upper portion?

Modeled after the Texas Quiz Show, an annual middle school competition sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), this online quiz will determine whether you are indeed smarter than a seventh grader.

Every year since 2006, middle school students across the Lone Star State compete in the Texas Quiz Show to prove their Texas history prowess. Whether it's reciting facts about the Alamo or recounting details about the Battle of San Jacinto, Texas history is celebrated and preserved through this fun annual competition.

But why should middle school students have all the fun? Now is your chance to prove your Texas history knowledge by taking our brand-new "Are You Smarter than a 7th Grader?" quiz. There's even a FREE prize waiting for you upon completion of this fun and fact-filled quiz. You no doubt have a broad knowledge of the Lone Star State . . . but can you match wits with the fine middle school students who compete each year in our Texas Quiz Show?

So roll up your sleeves and get ready to test your Texas history prowess at

Need a little help? No problem. You have three lifelines to use throughout the quiz. You may use each lifeline just once. Good luck!



About Texas State Historical Association

The Texas State Historical Association is the oldest learned society in the state and has been active since 1897. Our mission is to “foster the appreciation, understanding, and teaching of the rich and unique history of Texas and, by example and through programs and activities, encourage and promote research, preservation, and publication of historical material affecting the state of Texas.” For more information please visit

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