Louisiana Dialect - It’s A Thing! How Much Of It Do You Know?

"Laissez les bons temps rouler"

allison janey, liz, South, Southern, cooking
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 Dec 23, 2019
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Question: 1/18Pick Your Answer!


If you're chowing down on "mud bugs," chances are you're at a(n) _____.
ice cream social
crawfish boil
BBQ cookout

Question: 2/18Pick Your Answer!


This should be easy for a local... What's the biggest holiday (and party!) in New Orleans?
New Year’s Eve
Mardi Gras
St. Patrick’s Day

Question: 3/18Pick Your Answer!


Finish the phrase! "Laissez les bons temps _____."
roulette
routine
rouler

Question: 4/18Pick Your Answer!


_____ restaurants are delicious and "Louisiana fast"!
Zaxby’s
KFC
Popeye’s

Question: 5/18Pick Your Answer!


What religion with Afro-American roots was and is popular in Louisiana?
Scientology
Voodoo
Discordianism

Question: 6/18Pick Your Answer!


Are you ready for some football? Who are you rooting for?
The Falcons… duh!
The Saints… obviously!
The Cowboys… of course!

Question: 7/18Pick Your Answer!


In Louisiana, crawfish season begins in _____. Make sure to save up your newspapers!
January
September
May

Question: 8/18Pick Your Answer!


LSU's colors are _____.
purple and gold
green and white
red and black

Question: 9/18Pick Your Answer!


Another name for a marshy lake or slow-moving river in Louisiana is _____.
loch
bayou
pond

Question: 10/18Pick Your Answer!


What does "Mardis Gras" mean in French?
March Gala
Much Gratitude
Fat Tuesday

Question: 11/18Pick Your Answer!


Pick the proper spelling:
Goh Saints!
Geaux Saints!
Go Saints!

Question: 12/18Pick Your Answer!


To eat a mud bug, you must _____.
pinch the tails and suck the heads
suck the tails and pinch the heads
eat the tails and throw away the heads

Question: 13/18Pick Your Answer!


What is a fais-do-do?
A Cajun dance party
A Cajun boat
A Cajun stew

Question: 14/18Pick Your Answer!


If you order a "muffuletta" at a restaurant, what will your server bring you?
A sandwich
A cocktail
A salad

Question: 15/18Pick Your Answer!


Everyone knows the capital of Louisiana is _____.
New Orleans
Baton Rouge
Ruston

Question: 16/18Pick Your Answer!


Any foodie will tell you two essential ingredients in New Orleans gumbo are _____.
beef and bacon
pork and beans
shrimp and sausage

Question: 17/18Pick Your Answer!


What does the Cajun French phrase "Laissez les bons temps rouler" mean?
Live in the moment.
Let the good times roll.
Seize the day.

Question: 18/18Pick Your Answer!


Louisiana is often referred to as the _____ State... And you never want to leave it!
Blue Jay
Pelican
Cardinal
QUIZ BLISS | Quiz Facts

Louisiana! The Bayou State! There's a whole lot to be said for this incredible state! Only about five million people call this colorful state home, but millions and hundreds of millions of people know all about it's vibrant culture. Probably do in large to New Orleans! New Orleans truly is famous across the whole wide world for it's amazing food, like gumbo, jambalaya, fried beignets with powdered sugar, hushpuppies, fried green tomatoes, crayfish, crab boils, red beans and rice and so, so much more. It's hard to even scratch the surface when it comes to delicious Cajun food. That's not even mentioning all of Louisiana's unique blend of some french elements that still are present in the state today, like word endings and pronunciations. Not too many states can rough it out through swamps, bayous, and alligators, but Louisiana can handle it like a real pro! And the challenges that come with living here (heat, humidity, rain storms and hurricanes) are worth it for the vibrant way of life and delicious cooking. There really is nowhere else in the world quite like Louisiana, and chances are that if you're on this quiz, you DO call Louisiana home. So don't take your little slice of heaven for granted! Consider yourself one of the lucky ones for getting to call Louisiana your home and go ahead to ace this quiz to prove your pride! If you're a true Louisiana local, then this should be a breeze for you. Good luck!