Louisiana Lingo - It's A Thing. How Much Do You Know?

Do you have the boots to finish this quiz?

allison janey, liz, South, Southern, cooking
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 Feb 26, 2020
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Question: 1/19Choose Your Answer!


You couldn't possibly walk around the Quarter without hearing New Orleans' famous __!
Country
Jazz
Raggae

Question: 2/19Choose Your Answer!


Your grandparents probably spoke this French-based dialect, but you've only picked up on a few __ words.
Creole
Aostan
Meridional

Question: 3/19Choose Your Answer!


During ______, you can find the streets packed with people and littered with green, purple, and gold themed beads.
Easter
Mardi Gras
Lent

Question: 4/19Choose Your Answer!


Louisiana is the only state that is divided into _____ instead of counties.
Parishes
Districts
Boroughs

Question: 5/19Choose Your Answer!


It's not Mardi Gras until you've gotten the baby out of what cinnamon-swirled dessert?
Bread Pudding
Sticky Buns
King Cake

Question: 6/19Choose Your Answer!


Boudin and Andouille are two types of _____.
Pasta
Pastry
Sausage

Question: 7/19Choose Your Answer!


Now you know, all good Louisiana cooking has got to have the "holy trinity" of ingredients in it. Which three are they?
Hummus, garlic and pita
Onions, bell peppers and celery
Bacon, lettuce and tomato

Question: 8/19Choose Your Answer!


I've been trying to describe what a "pirogue" is to my friend from up North. Can you help me out?
A cocktail so strong, it'll put hair on your chest!
The most delicious fried pastry... YUM.
It's just a narrow canoe.

Question: 9/19Choose Your Answer!


During a certain time of year, your parents tell you to go to bed early because "Papa Noel" or __ is passing in the night.
Krampus
Santa Claus
Father Time

Question: 10/19Choose Your Answer!


How would a Louisianian use the term "cher"?
"Oh cher, I told you not to touch that hot stove..."
"Tonight everyone is gonna go down to the house by the cher. Ya'll comin'?"
"You cher are gonna have fun tonight!"

Question: 11/19Choose Your Answer!


It's true, I've eaten _____ before. The Archbishop of New Orleans even ruled it as seafood, so you're safe to eat it during Lenten Fridays!
Gator
Pig ears
Rocky Mountain Oysters

Question: 12/19Choose Your Answer!


The only acceptable time to shout, "Throw me somethin', Mista!" is during a _____.
Funeral
Date
Parade

Question: 13/19Choose Your Answer!


They're ingredients everyone has in their kitchen, but do you know which two make up a roux?
It's not a roux without butter and cream.
It's obviously garlic and onions.
Flour and oil ... no brainer!

Question: 14/19Choose Your Answer!


"No, I'm not talking about Los Angeles, ____ means Louisiana!!"
City of Angels
LA
La La Land

Question: 15/19Choose Your Answer!


You're at the Superdome, the Saints are winning 3-2, and there's only 30 seconds left on the clock. What chant is filling the stadium?
How’s ya mama an’ them?
Who Dat!
Where Y'at?

Question: 16/19Choose Your Answer!


Where is the Crawfish Capital of the World located, exactly?
Lake Charles
Breaux Bridge
Shreveport

Question: 17/19Choose Your Answer!


What's that popular snack that's pretty similar to potato chips, except they're made from pig's fat?
Porkins
Pralines
Cracklins

Question: 18/19Choose Your Answer!


It's not a New Orleans celebration until you hear __.
"Let's get it, ya'll!"
"Bless your heart!"
"Let the good times roll!"

Question: 19/19Choose Your Answer!


There really is nowhere else quite like the ______ State! You're certainly luck to call it home!
Bayou
Silver
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Do you take your sweet tea extra sweet? How do you like your coffee? Do you prefer gumbo or etouffee? Prove you've got what it takes to survive a night out on Bourbon street or the crowds during Mardi Gras. Get ready for a challenge - from the bayou to the Crescent City, this quiz has it all. You can't call yourself a true Louisianian until you've passed this quiz. Do you know where the Vieux Carré is? Or how to join the Second Line? Use this opportunity to show off your knowledge of Louisiana's most unique holidays, food, culture, and traditions! Grab yourself some beignets and a cafe au lait, and prove to us that you call NOLA your home.

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