Louisiana Jeopardy R Eview Game Questions

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Louisiana Jeopardy R Eview Game Questions

  1. 1. Louisiana Jeopardy
  2. 2. 750 750 750 750 750 750 500 500 500 500 500 500 400 400 400 400 400 400 300 300 300 300 300 300 200 200 200 200 200 200 100 100 100 100 100 100 Festivals Cultural Regions Resources & Products Geography History Explorers & People
  3. 3. In 1542, this Spanish explorer was the first to travel down the Mississippi River and explore Louisiana.
  4. 4. In 1682, this French explorer traveled down the Mississippi River and claimed the Louisiana territory for France.
  5. 5. This man was the President that purchased the Louisiana territory from Napoleon.
  6. 6. This man was the French ruler who sold the Louisiana territory to President Jefferson.
  7. 7. The Louisiana territory was named in honor of this French king.
  8. 8. This explorer named the territory he claimed “Louisiana” in honor of his king.
  9. 9. Louisiana was the ____th state to be admitted to the United States.
  10. 10. In this year, Louisiana became the 18 th state to be admitted to the United States.
  11. 11. In this year, the United States purchased the Louisiana territory from the French ruler Napoleon.
  12. 12. President Jefferson paid this amount of money to purchase the Louisiana territory for the United States.
  13. 13. This was President Jefferson’s main reason for purchasing the Louisiana territory.
  14. 14. This occurred to the land possessed by the United States as a result of the Louisiana Purchase. $$ DAILY DOUBLE $$
  15. 15. This state borders Louisiana to the north.
  16. 16. This state borders Louisiana to the east.
  17. 17. This river is the largest and most important river in Louisiana.
  18. 18. This is the largest city as well as the lowest point in Louisiana.
  19. 19. This is the capital of Louisiana and the second largest city.
  20. 20. The largest lake in Louisiana.
  21. 21. These resources are found below, on or above the ground, occur naturally in the environment, and are valuable to us.
  22. 22. Petroleum, oil, salt, trees, and natural gas are examples of this kind of resource.
  23. 23. Soybeans, cotton, and rice are examples of this kind of resource.
  24. 24. Crawfish, shrimp, and alligator are examples of this kind of resource.
  25. 25. These resources are found in Louisiana’s freshwater and saltwater bodies.
  26. 26. These resources are grown or made with the help of man.
  27. 27. This cultural region is located in central Louisiana, connects the southern and northern cultural regions, and is home to Natchitoches (the oldest Louisiana settlement).
  28. 28. This cultural region is known for Mardi Gras, the Jazz and Heritage festival, the French Quarter, and foods such as po’boys and beignets.
  29. 29. This region is known for its rivers, lakes, and wooded rolling hills, is famous for its hunting and fishing, and is known for food such as biscuits and gravy.
  30. 30. This region is known for its zesty food including boudin, crawfish etouffee, jambalaya, and gumbo, Zydeco music, and its swamps.
  31. 31. This region contains Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana, and is known for its beautiful plantations and farmland.
  32. 32. The Louisiana Office of Tourism has divided the state into these five regions.
  33. 33. A time of celebration in honor of a special occasion.
  34. 34. Louisiana has over 400 of these in the state.
  35. 35. This is the largest and most recognized festival in Louisiana and it is held every year in February or March in New Orleans.
  36. 36. These are the Mardi Gras colors.
  37. 37. Mardi Gras is translated to mean these two words in the French language.
  38. 38. This festival is the largest music festival held in New Orleans.
  39. 40. Thanks to all of our Jeopardy contestants!! Good luck on your test!!

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