The city of Fort Worth was one of the seven army posts established between 1848 and 1849 to protect settlers of West Texan after the Mexican – American War.
Fort Worth Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers
Fort Worth Zoo was founded in 1909 becoming the oldest zoo in Texas. In its first phase, the zoo only contained one lion, two bear cubs, one alligator, one coyote, one peacock, and a few rabbits. Currently, the Fort Worth Zoo is among the top zoos in the country and houses over 5,000 animal species.
There are plenty of things to do and see in this vibrant metropolis, but first quiz yourself with the following trivia to deeply understand Fort Worth prior to your visit.
1. True or false: Fort Worth used to be an actual fort.
2. The Dallas/Fort Worth Airport’s 3-letter airport code is:
3. Who is Fort Worth named after?
4. Which of the following is a university in Fort Worth? Smith Methodist University, Texas Christian University, Baptist Texas University.
5. Generally speaking, Fort Worth folks have a friendly dislike of Dallas. What’s our beef with the Big D?
6. Which of these is NOT a nickname for Fort Worth? Panther City, Frogville, Cowtown
7. The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo got its start in which year?
8. Which of these is an art museum in Fort Worth? Gettysburg Address Museum, Sir Richard Carlson Museum, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.
9. The 35-story downtown highrise called The Tower is the city’s fourth-largest building. What is our tallest skyscraper?
10. What is the nickname for The Fort Worth Transportation Authority?
11. Which TWO statements are true about President John F. Kennedy’s connection to Fort Worth during his fateful trip in November 1963?
12. The ______ is the commuter rail line that connects downtown Fort Worth with downtown Dallas.
13. Which popular singer lived in Fort Worth as a teenager?
14. The annual Cowtown Marathon is held every ____ weekend in February
15. The Star-Telegram’s longtime columnist Bud Kennedy writes a popular column about local restaurants. What is his column called?
16. The Texas Motor Speedway is also known as?
17. Where did our nickname “Panther City” come from?
18. This famous dessert was invented in Fort Worth in 1928 at the old Pangburn Ice Cream & Candy Co.
19. What does “tight as a tick” mean?
20. The Fort Worth ______ are home to rodeos, and the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame honors pioneers.
21. Fort Worth is the ___ largest city in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area.
22. A popular rodeo show in Fort Worth is which of these? The Rodeo Of Texas, Forth Worth Stock Show, and Rodeo or The Show.
23. Fort Worth has never been known by which nickname?
24. Texas 199 is better known by what name?
25. Loop 820 does NOT go through or border this suburb?
26. The miniature train near the Zoo runs through which two city parks?
27. South University does not actually cross the what?
28. The building that currently houses Billy Bob’s was previously home to what department store?
29. Which well-known restaurant is on the south side?
30. Legendary TV meteorologist Harold Taft was also an officer in?
31. Who scored the Dallas Cowboys’first regular-season touchdown ever?
32. Who is the youngest player ever to perform for the Texas Rangers in a regular season game?
33. What Dallas professional team has played regular season home games in Texas Stadium, the Cotton Bowl, and Arlington (Turnpike) Stadium?
34. The Fort Worth Gas Company was organized in 1909. What ensued?
35. The University of Texas has been the host of the Cotton Bowl Football Classic more times than any other Southwest Conference School. But what school has been the visiting team most often?
36. The years between the World Wars continued the explosive growth of business and saw the construction of many of the city’s most valuable architecture. Name a few.
37. Name the first woman ever to score points in a Southwest Conference athletic event.
38. Only once in PGA history has a golfer won the Fort Worth and Dallas PGA events in the same year. Name him.
39. Fort Worth contains how many natural gas wells?
40. Fort Worth was awarded ___ for Hispanic entrepreneurs by ‘Fortune’ magazine in 2018.
41. What is the oldest park in Fort Worth?
42. The Kimbell Art Museum features works by?
43. Fort Worth has nine sister cities, namely?
44. There are three museums that celebrate the city’s cattle industry heritage. List them below.
45. While Dallas and Dallas County have more Catholic than Protestant residents, Fort Worth and Tarrant County are home to?
46. Built from pink granite from central Texas, the Tarrant County Courthouse was completed in which year?
47. Today Fort Worth continues ___ with a free twice-daily cattle drive in the Stockyards National Historic District.
48. By 1920, how many oil refineries had been built in Fort Worth?
49. What percentage of the paper money in the United States is printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Fort Worth?
50. Who sought to bring a different sort of culture to the cattle-focused city, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth?