Statistics for Geography of Louisiana

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  • This quiz has been taken 372 times
  • The average score is 12 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What is the name of the major gulf Louisiana borders?Gulf of Mexico
98%
What major river's delta is located in Louisiana?Mississippi River
98%
What is the state capital of Louisiana?Baton Rouge
97%
What term refers to a marshy lake or slow-moving river in Louisiana?Bayou
86%
What is the name for a Louisianan person of Acadian French descent?Cajun
81%
What is the most populous city in northern Louisiana?Shreveport
69%
What saltwater lake is located between Lake Maurepas and Lake Borgne?Lake Pontchartrain
68%
What famous street in central New Orleans was named after France's ruling family?Bourbon Street
66%
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
65%
In what neighborhood can this street be found?French Quarter
60%
On what river is that city and the city of Alexandria located?Red River
57%
What is the most common nickname of New Orleans?The Big Easy
57%
What stadium in New Orleans sheltered about 10,000 people
during the Katrina Hurricane?
The Superdome
50%
What is the most prestigious research university in New Orleans?Tulane University
47%
What parish, starting with L, has the highest number of native French speakers?Lafayette
45%
By what African country name is Louisiana State Penitentiary, the largest
maximum-security prison in the U.S. known?
Angola
41%
To what city is New Orleans connected via a bridge running over that lake,
the longest bridge over water in the world?
{Mande}ville
22%
What river makes the Louisiana–Texas border for the most part?Sabine River
22%
What historic New Orleans neighborhood is the namesake of an HBO drama?Tremé
20%
What parish is home to the tallest peak in Louisiana and also is where
Bonnie and Clyde met their end?
{Bien}ville
17%

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