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La Jeopardy

  1. 1. History Mardi Gras Civil War Official Stuff Governors Colleges & Universities Geography 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 Louisiana
  2. 2. Question A 1 The first man to descend the Mississippi to its mouth, took possession "of the country known as Louisiana” was _________.
  3. 3. In which parish were the first public schools established? Question A 2
  4. 4. The first permanent settlement in Louisiana Question A 3
  5. 5. Year in which Louisiana became the 18 th state to join the union. Question A 4
  6. 6. Year in which the first Mardi Gras parade took place. Question B 1
  7. 7. Most krewes are named for ________. Question B 2
  8. 8. Carnival officially begins on this date known as Twelfth Night or Kings' Day. Question B 3
  9. 9. The meaning of carnival colors purple, green, and gold. Question B 4
  10. 10. In 1863 the longest siege in American military history took place at here. C 1 Question
  11. 11. State capital was moved to this city when Baton Rouge fell to Farragut. Question C 2
  12. 12. This city was surrendered in 1862 without a single shot being fired. Question C 3
  13. 13. One of the confederacy’s highest ranking generals. Second in command at Manassas and Shiloh Question C4
  14. 14. State flower Question D 1
  15. 15. Official state bird Question D 2
  16. 16. Official state insect Question D 3
  17. 17. State tree Question D 4
  18. 18. Question E 1 Our Presiding Governor Elected in 1996 and 2000
  19. 19. Question Elected in 1972, 1976, 1983 and 1991 E 2
  20. 20. Question Elected in 1928 Known as “ The Kingfish” E3
  21. 21. Question Appointed by Thomas Jefferson as Territorial Governor Elected Governor of the state in 1812. E 4
  22. 22. The state's largest and most comprehensive system of higher education. Question F 1
  23. 23. Located in Hammond, midway between Baton Rouge and New Orleans Question F 2
  24. 24. Located in Ruston, offers entertainment and culture while maintaining a sense of community. Question F 3
  25. 25. Located in Thibodaux, is a comprehensive university serving South Central Louisiana. Question F 4
  26. 26. Question Neighboring parish to the east of Livingston parish. G 1
  27. 27. Parish that houses the State Capital. Question G 2
  28. 28. Parish that is the northeast border of Lake Ponchatrain. Question G 3
  29. 29. This parish is in the upper most northwest corner of the state. Question G 4
  30. 30. Answer Sieur de La Salle A 1
  31. 31. Pointe Coupee Answer A 2
  32. 32. Natchitoches Answer A 3
  33. 33. 1812 Answer A 4
  34. 34. 1838 Answer B 1
  35. 35. Figures in Greek Mythology Answer B 2
  36. 36. January 6 So named because it falls 12 days after Christmas on the day the Wise Men are said to have reached Bethlehem. Answer B 3
  37. 37. purple = justice green = faith gold = power Answer B 4
  38. 38. Port Hudson Answer C 1
  39. 39. Opelousas Answer C 2
  40. 40. New Orleans Answer C 3
  41. 41. Pierre Gustave Toutant (PGT) Beauregard Answer C 4
  42. 42. Magnolia Answer D 1
  43. 43. Brown pelican Answer D 2
  44. 44. Honey Bee Answer D 3
  45. 45. Bald Cypress Answer D 4
  46. 46. Murphy J. "Mike" Foster Answer E 1
  47. 47. Edwin Washington Edwards Answer E 2
  48. 48. Huey Pierce Long Answer E 3
  49. 49. William Charles Cole Claiborne Answer E 4
  50. 50. Louisiana State University Answer F 1
  51. 51. Southeastern Louisiana University Answer F 2
  52. 52. Louisiana Tech Answer F 3
  53. 53. Nicholls State University Answer F 4
  54. 54. Tangipahoa Answer G 1
  55. 55. East Baton Rouge Answer G 2
  56. 56. St. Tammany Answer G 3
  57. 57. Caddo Answer G 4

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