The Ultimate Houston Quiz
by Staff
Houston has been described as a city combining big town opportunity with small town ideals, a place with space for everybody. Take our quiz and get a virtual tour of this sprawling and cosmopolitan city.

How many feet above sea level is Houston?

  • 43
  • 62
  • 85

How many bayous run through the city?

  • three
  • four
  • five

What is one of the most important words anyone visiting Houston should learn?

  • "The Loop"
  • "Take it easy"
  • "Eretria"

What is the best way to get around Houston?

  • foot
  • public transport
  • car

How many people live in Houston?

  • 800000
  • one and a half million
  • two million

What is the average temperature in Houston?

  • 85 in the summer and the 30s in the winter
  • 94 in the summer and the low 60s in the winter
  • 110 in the summer and the 70s in the winter

During the summer, what should you carry around with you in the car?

  • rags to clean the car windows
  • a tank of water
  • an umbrella

What is Houston's largest airport?

  • George Bush International Airport
  • George Washington International Airport
  • Richard Nixon International Airport

How are taxi fares determined in Houston?

  • flat zone rate or meter
  • meter only
  • flat zone rate only

Which road is best to avoid at the moment?

  • Westpark Tollway
  • Interstate 10
  • Grand Parkway

What does the public transport system in Houston offer?

  • railway and ferries
  • buses and trams
  • buses and railway

When is Houston most popular?

  • in December and January
  • in late March and early October
  • in July and August

How long is the Buffalo Bayou?

  • 21 miles
  • 37 miles
  • 52 miles

What is the Space Center Houston?

  • a scientific theme park
  • a NASA museum
  • a science museum

What is considered to be one of the most beautiful structures in town?

  • the San Jacinto Monument
  • the Forbidden Gardens
  • the Meckom Rockwell Fountain

What does the Forbidden Gardens house?

  • It replicates China's major historic scenes.
  • It houses Houston's botanical gardens.
  • It houses a Bahai temple and gardens.

How many animals are there in the Houston Zoo?

  • 2500
  • 3500
  • 4500

How many acres is the George Ranch Historical Park?

  • 10000
  • 18000
  • 23000

What ranking does the Houston Theater District have?

  • one
  • two
  • three

Which hotel has the highest rating?

  • Omni Houston Hotel
  • Hotel Derek
  • Four Seasons Hotel Houston