How Strong Is Your Mardi Gras Mambo?

Cynnamon Stelly
Quiz by Cynnamon Stelly, updated more than 1 year ago
Cynnamon Stelly
Created by Cynnamon Stelly almost 4 years ago
10
0

Description

Mardi Gras is a fun holiday celebrated heavily throughout southern Louisiana. But how well do you know Mardi Gras?

Resource summary

Question 1

Question
The date of Mardi Gras changes from year to year. However, it is always the day before ___________.
Answer
  • Easter
  • Good Friday
  • Ash Wednesday
  • Holy Thursday

Question 2

Question
Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday". However, literally translated, it means "Tuesday Fat".
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 3

Question
The official colors of Mardi Gras are purple, gold, and green. Purple represents [blank_start]justice[blank_end]. Gold represents [blank_start]power[blank_end], and green represent [blank_start]faith[blank_end].
Answer
  • justice
  • power
  • faith

Question 4

Question
Although Mardi Gras is celebrated heavily throughout southern Louisiana, _____________ is known as the home of Mardi Gras.
Answer
  • Lafayette
  • New Orleans
  • Shreveport
  • Baton Rouge

Question 5

Question
The 1st Mardi Gras parade held in New Orleans was in the year of _________.
Answer
  • 1827
  • 1902
  • 1840
  • 1912

Question 6

Question
Many schools and various businesses are closed for Mardi Gras. It is considered a state holiday.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

Question
The rank of the Mardi Gras Indians is as follows: [blank_start]Spy Boy[blank_end], [blank_start]Flag Boy[blank_end], and [blank_start]Big Chief[blank_end].
Answer
  • Spy Boy
  • Flag Boy
  • Big Chief

Question 8

Question
Finish this lyric. "Big Chief likes plenty of __________".
Answer
  • mardi gras beads
  • fire water
  • sweet water
  • moonshine

Question 9

Question
Who made the song referenced in question 8?
Answer
  • Wild Magnolias
  • Al Johnson
  • The Neville Brothers
  • Dr. John

Question 10

Question
Although second line parades occur throughout the entire in New Orleans, you can expect to see more than one during Mardi Gras festivities.
Answer
  • True
  • False
Show full summary Hide full summary

Similar

You have completed unit 1 lesson 2 speaking assignment!
ashleyedwardstho
Udvikling i forening
Majken Eskelund
Festivals
martin compton
Celebrations and Parties Vocabulary
baum.marsha
Shakespeare Market Stalls
magda-junqueira
Festivals
Oliver Andrews
New Year Eve and Christmas
Mariia Biehunova
Film festival
joshua lock
You have completed Unit 1 RLC!
Ashley Edwards7644
1_New Year Eve and Christmas
Mariia Biehunova
Conferences of the Cold War
Alina A