City Trivia - New Orleans

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1. For whom is New Orleans named?
Louis XV
Phillippe II
Antoine d'Orleans
A Saxon Lord
2. What roadway famous for antique shops and galleries runs parallel to Bourbon Street?
St. Anne
Royal Street
Canal
St. Charles Avenue
3. Which of the following are not a college or university located in New Orleans?
St. Marys University
Xavier University of Louisiana
University of New Orleans
Tulane University
4. What group founded New Orleans on land formerly held by the Chitimacha?
Spanish
French
Creole
Dutch
5. Under what circumstances was control over New Orleans transferred in 1763?
The Spanish ceded it to France during the Haitian Revolution
The French sold it to the United States in the Louisiana Purchase
The Spanish lost it to France in the Seven Years War
The French ceded it to Spain in the Treaty of Paris
6. Who sold New Orleans to the United States in the Louisiana Purchase?
Phillipe II
Louis XV
Napoleon
Jean-Bautiste Le Moyne de Bienville
7. On what lake does New Orleans border?
Lake Ponchartrain
Nantachie Lake
Lake St. Charles
Lake D'Arbonne
8. Which of the following were not born in Louisiana?
Ellen DeGeneres, Harry Connick, Jr. and Truman Capote
Karl Malone, Jared Leto and Jerry Lee Lewis
Reese Witherspoon, Fats Domino and Buddy Guy
Britany Spears, Dick Van Dyke and Eminem
9. What is the name of the famous cathedral located in the French Quarter?
St. Pierre
St. Annes
St. Louis
St. Marys
10. Which of the following is not a food?
Muffuletta
Etouffee
Bateau
Po'boy
11. Which of the following New Orleans Saints players is not in the NFL Hall of Fame?
Earl Campbell
Archie Manning
Morton Anderson
Doug Atkins
12. What is the name of the hurricane that devastated New Orleans in 2005?
Hugo
Mitch
Andrew
Katrina
13. Which of the following depicts the population of the city of New Orleans? (2017)
300,000 - 375,000
375,000 - 425,000
425,000 - 500,000
500,000 - 575,000
14. Which of the following is not a recognized nickname for New Orleans?
The City that Care Forgot
The Big Easy
The Queen City
The Crescent City
15. According to a 2007 study, what percentage of New Orleans sat at or below sea level?
Approximately 80%
Approximately 92%
Approximately 74%
Approximately 51%
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