*** Test Your Knowledge of Louisiana ***

1. The state crustacean is:

A. Shrimp

B. Crawfish

C. Crab

D. Oyster


2. The current Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives is:

A. Mike Foster

B. Jim Tucker

C. Edwin Edwards

D. Dennis Hastert


3. The state insect is:

A. Mosquito

B. Wasp

C. Honeybee

D. Gypsy Moth


4. The Louisiana state constitution sets the maximum number of state representatives at:

A. 100

B. 50

C. 200

D. 105


5. The state mammal is:

A. White Tail Deer

B. Black Bear

C. Raccoon

D. Nutria


6. In which branch of government is the House of Representatives?

A. Judicial

B. Executive

C. Legislative

D. Senate


7. The state dog is:

A. Golden Retriever

B. Catahoula Leopard Dog

C. Blue Heeler

D. Labrador Retriever


8. A bill can only be introduced by:

A. The governor

B. A senator

C. Citizens

D. A legislator


9. The state drink is:

A. Milk

B. Orange Juice

C. Water

D. Coffee


10. In order to be elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives you must be a registered voter and a resident of the state for:

A. 2 years

B. 10 years

C. 1 year

D. 5 years


11. The state reptile is:

A. Crocodile

B. Alligator

C. Loggerhead Turtle

D. Lizard


12. House members are elected for terms of:

A. 1 year

B. 6 years

C. 2 years

D. 4 years


13. The state freshwater fish is:

A. White Perch

B. Speckled Trout

C. Catfish

D. Redfish


14. The state bird is:

A. Hummingbird

B. Cardinal

C. Brown Pelican

D. Heron


15. Legislators may serve no more than:

A. 1 term

B. 3 terms

C. 2 terms

D. 7 terms


16. The state flower is:

A. Rose

B. Azalea

C. Magnolia

D. Petunia


17. The state tree is:

A. Bald Cypress

B. Oak

C. Pecan

D. Magnolia


18. The governor of Louisiana is:

A. Bill Clinton

B. Bobby Jindal

C. John Breaux

D. Mary Landrieu


19. When did Louisiana become a state?

A. 1776

B. 1800

C. 1803

D. 1812


20. How many different flags have flown over Louisiana since colonization?

A. 10

B. 5

C. 1

D. 2


21. Since admission into the Union, there have been how many locations of the state capital?

A. 1

B. 3

C. 4

D. 2


22. How tall is the State Capitol?

A. 20 stories

B. 30 stories

C. 27 stories

D. 34 stories


23. The new State Capitol was built in:

A. 1896

B. 1905

C. 1932

D. 1940


24. Which former Louisiana governor was shot in the State Capitol and is buried on its grounds?

A. Bienville

B. Henry Claiborne

C. Huey Long

D. Zachary Taylor


25. To become a state representative, you must be:

A. 18 years of age

B. 21 years of age

C. 30 years of age

D. 25 years of age




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