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Geography of Louisiana

Can you answer these random questions about the geography of Louisiana?
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Louisiana
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What is the state capital of Louisiana?
Baton Rouge
What major river's delta is located in Louisiana?
Mississippi River
What is the name of the major gulf Louisiana borders?
Gulf of Mexico
What term refers to a marshy lake or slow-moving river in Louisiana?
Bayou
What is the name for a Louisianan person of Acadian French descent?
Cajun
What saltwater lake is located between Lake Maurepas and Lake Borgne?
Lake Pontchartrain
To what city is New Orleans connected via a bridge running over that lake,
the longest bridge over water in the world?
Mandeville
What parish is home to the tallest peak in Louisiana and also is where
Bonnie and Clyde met their end?
Bienville
What is the most populous city in northern Louisiana?
Shreveport
On what river is that city and the city of Alexandria located?
Red River
By what African country name is Louisiana State Penitentiary, the largest
maximum-security prison in the U.S. known?
Angola
What parish, starting with L, has the highest number of native French speakers?
Lafayette
What river makes the Louisiana–Texas border for the most part?
Sabine River
 
 
New Orleans
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What stadium in New Orleans sheltered about 10,000 people
during the Katrina Hurricane?
The Superdome
What famous street in central New Orleans was named after France's ruling family?
Bourbon Street
In what neighborhood can this street be found?
French Quarter
What is the most common nickname of New Orleans?
The Big Easy
What historic New Orleans neighborhood is the namesake of an HBO drama?
Tremé
What cathedral in New Orleans is the oldest one in the U.S. that still is in use?
(hint: named for a notable French king)
St. Louis Cathedral
What is the most prestigious research university in New Orleans?
Tulane University
3 Comments
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Level ∞
Aug 1, 2023
Good quiz!
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Level 73
Aug 1, 2023
Thanks! :)
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Level 50
May 12, 2024
it probably helps that i went to new orleans a few days ago.