Quiz: Only A True New Orleans Local Can Get 10/15 On This Test. Can You?

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Are you a born and bred NOLA native? Take our quiz to find out!

A quiz containing questions regarding New Orleans, such as its history, culture, holidays, foods, and more!

 Sep 20, 2017
1 of 15Pick the correct answer!
New Orleans was founded by the ___.
Spanish
French
British
2 of 15Pick the correct answer!
The city was named after ___.
a French prince
the Duke of Orleans
an English king
3 of 15Pick the correct answer!
New Orleans is known for its ___ cuisine.
southern
Creole
French
4 of 15Pick the correct answer!
New Orleans is also known as the ___.
City of Lights
Crescent City
Golden City
5 of 15Pick the correct answer!
What are the official colors for Mardi Gras?
purple, green, and gold
blue and gold
black and gold
6 of 15Pick the correct answer!
What is New Orlean's oldest neighborhood?
downtown
Latin Quarter
French Quarter
7 of 15Pick the correct answer!
___ Street is known for its bars and strip clubs.
Canal
Bourbon
Frenchman
8 of 15Pick the correct answer!
New Orleans sits on which river?
Mississippi
Platte
Saint Lawrence
9 of 15Pick the correct answer!
New Orleans is the birthplace of which genre of music?
hip-hop
pop
jazz
10 of 15Pick the correct answer!
What are beignets?
deep fried dough sprinkled with sugar
a round flattish cap of felt or cloth
layered dessert, consisting of cake alternating with dessert pudding
11 of 15Pick the correct answer!
What natural disaster has affected New Orleans?
tsunamis
hurricanes
tornadoes
12 of 15Pick the correct answer!
Which country has New Orleans NOT belonged to?
Germany
Spain
France
13 of 15Pick the correct answer!
What is Lake Pontchartrain Causeway?
world’s longest continuous highway
world’s biggest dam
world’s longest continuous bridge
14 of 15Pick the correct answer!
What are "krewes" associated with in New Orleans?
nightlife
Mardi Gras
desserts
15 of 15Pick the correct answer!
The final battle of the ___ was fought in New Orleans.
Civil War
Spanish-American War
War of 1812
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