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Mardi Gras Factoids
Grab Bag
100
In Cajun cooking, this is a spicy chicken or seafood soup thickened typically with okra or rice.
What is Gumbo?
100
The Capitol of Louisiana.
What is Baton Rouge?
100
The most common trinkets thrown from a Mardi Gras parade float.
What are bead necklaces?
100
These are the official colors of Mardi Gras.
What are purple, green & gold
100
Name the show on the History Channel that is filmed in Louisiana
What is Swamp People
200
A freshwater crustacean that resembles a small lobster and inhabits streams and rivers.
What is a crayfish?
200
This city is often called, "The Big Easy".
What is New Orleans?
200
What you'll find hiding in a King Cake.
What is a plastic baby?
200
The english translation of Mardi Gras
What is Fat Tuesday?
200
Lots of folks eat these donuts on Fat Tuesday
What is Paczki (pounchki)
300
A yummy New Orleans treat that contains a small plastic baby hidden inside.
What is a King Cake?
300
This hurricane ravaged the city of New Orleans.
What is hurricane Katrina?
300
Wear this to disguise your identity at a Mardi Gras ball or while riding on a parade float.
What is a mask?
300
This Catholic tradition follows Mardi Gras.
What is Lent?
300
This is the mascot for the New Orleans pro football team
Who are the Saints
400
A popular Mardi Gras drink that contains fruit juices.
What is a hurricane?
400
The river that topped the levees protecting the city of New Orleans.
What is the Mississippi River?
400
Rex wears this on his head to show he's the boss.
What is a crown?
400
The year (within 5 years) that the first Mardi Gras parade took place in New Orleans.
What is 1857?
400
At court, this person entertains the king with jokes and music.
What is a jester
500
We had this tasty dish at last years Mardi Gras par-tay!
What is jambalaya?
500
This is the oldest and most famous neighborhood in New Orleans.
What is the French Quarter?
500
No longer made of gold, these wooden or aluminum coins are tossed from parade floats.
What are doubloons?
500
The term used for a group/organization that puts on a Mardi Gras parade or ball.
What is a Krewe?
500
Alligators can survive how long without eating
What is 2-3 years
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