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During a congressional
hearing, Florida Democrat
Rep. Alcee Hastings
called Texas a “crazy state.”

Here’s a short quiz to help
Rep. Hastings decide if
Texas is crazy or not:

Take the Quiz

QUESTION 1 of 12

Which state has Chuck Norris decided to grace with his residence?

Texas
Florida

Yes! The correct answer is Texas

Chuck Norris resides on his family ranch located outside of Houston.

No! The correct answer is Texas

Chuck Norris resides on his family ranch located outside of Houston.

QUESTION 2 of 12

Which state has a higher cost of living?

Texas
Florida

Yes! The correct answer is Florida

Texas has the 15th lowest cost of living in the nation, while Florida is 25th.

No! The correct answer is Florida

Texas has the 15th lowest cost of living in the nation, while Florida is 25th.

QUESTION 3 of 12

Which state gave you the amazing taste of Dr Pepper?

Texas
Florida

Yes! The correct answer is Texas

The Mysterious 23 Flavors of Dr Pepper were first mixed at Morrison's Old Corner Drug Store in Waco, Texas.

No! The correct answer is Texas

The Mysterious 23 Flavors of Dr Pepper were first mixed at Morrison's Old Corner Drug Store in Waco, Texas.

QUESTION 4 of 12

Which state used to be its own country?

Texas
Florida

Yes! The correct answer is Texas

The Republic of Texas was an independent sovereign country in North America that existed between 1836 and 1846

No! The correct answer is Texas

The Republic of Texas was an independent sovereign country in North America that existed between 1836 and 1846

QUESTION 5 of 12

Which state has a higher violent crime rate?

Texas
Florida

Yes! The correct answer is Florida

Florida ranks 4th on the country’s violent crime index, while Texas falls in at number 15

No! The correct answer is Florida

Florida ranks 4th on the country’s violent crime index, while Texas falls in at number 15

QUESTION 6 of 12

The city with the highest recorded avg temperature in the US is in which state?

Texas
Florida

Yes! The correct answer is Florida

The highest annual average temperature in the United States is 77.8°F in Key West, Fla

No! The correct answer is Florida

The highest annual average temperature in the United States is 77.8°F in Key West, Fla

QUESTION 7 of 12

It is illegal for unmarried women to parachute on Sundays in which state?

Texas
Florida

Yes! The correct answer is Florida

Believe it or not, Florida has a law that makes it illegal for an unmarried woman to parachute on Sundays. Look it up!

No! The correct answer is Florida

Believe it or not, Florida has a law that makes it illegal for an unmarried woman to parachute on Sundays. Look it up!

QUESTION 8 of 12

Navy Seal/"Lone Survivor" Marcus Luttrell is from which state?

Texas
Florida

Yes! The correct answer is Texas

Navy Seal and best selling author Marcus Luttrell proudly hails from Houston, Texas, and claimed in an interview that he was a Texan before he was an American.

No! The correct answer is Texas

Navy Seal and best selling author Marcus Luttrell proudly hails from Houston, Texas, and claimed in an interview that he was a Texan before he was an American.

QUESTION 9 of 12

Which state did astronauts first call from the moon?

Texas
Florida

Yes! The correct answer is Texas

“Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed!” The Johnson Space Center is NASA’s command and control center.

No! The correct answer is Texas

“Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed!” The Johnson Space Center is NASA’s command and control center.

QUESTION 10 of 12

Which state has higher unemployment?

Texas
Florida

Yes! The correct answer is Florida

Texas State Unemployment levels are 4.6% as of December 2014. Florida unemployment is a whole percentage point higher.

No! The correct answer is Florida

Texas State Unemployment levels are 4.6% as of December 2014. Florida unemployment is a whole percentage point higher.

QUESTION 11 of 12

Which State was the deadly American Sniper Chris Kyle from?

Texas
Florida

Yes! The correct answer is Texas

Naturally, the “The Most Lethal Sniper” in US History was a thoroughbred Texan from Odessa, Texas. February 2nd is “Chris Kyle Day” in Texas.

No! The correct answer is Texas

Naturally, the “The Most Lethal Sniper” in US History was a thoroughbred Texan from Odessa, Texas. February 2nd is “Chris Kyle Day” in Texas.

QUESTION 12 of 12

The infamous bath salt cannibal was from which state?

Texas
Florida

Yes! The correct answer is Florida

On May 26, 2012, Rudy Eugene assaulted a homeless man in Miami, Florida. Eugene beat the man unconscious and bit off most of Poppo's face above the beard.

No! The correct answer is Florida

On May 26, 2012, Rudy Eugene assaulted a homeless man in Miami, Florida. Eugene beat the man unconscious and bit off most of Poppo's face above the beard.

So... is Texas a "crazy state?"
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