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Faubourg Marigny: Quiz


Question 1: As of the ________[4] of 2000, there were 3,145 people, 1,960 households, and 391 families residing in the neighborhood.

Question 2: Claude Avenue to the north, Franklin Avenue to the east, the ________ to the south and Esplanade Avenue to the west.
MinnesotaLouisianaIowaMississippi River

Question 3: Hurricane Katrina, which had a disastrous effect on the majority of New Orleans (see ________), had a less severe aftermath here than in much of the city.
Hurricane Katrina effects by regionEffects of Hurricane Katrina in New OrleansCriticism of government response to Hurricane KatrinaTimeline of Hurricane Katrina

Question 4: It was the first street in New Orleans to extend all the way from the riverfront straight to ________ 8 km (5 miles) away.
LouisianaNew OrleansLake PontchartrainHurricane Katrina

Question 5: Wide Elysian Fields Avenue, named after the Champs-Élysées in ________, was designed to be the main street of the Faubourg Marigny.
MarseilleÉvry, EssonneParisVersailles

Question 6: The neighborhood declined badly in the mid 20th century, and the area around Washington Square was nicknamed "Little Angola" (after the ________ of that name) for the dangerous criminals there.
PrisonCapital punishmentUnited StatesUnited Kingdom

Question 7: Notable people from The Marigny include jazz composer/musician ________ and singer Lizzie Miles.
Jelly Roll MortonBarney BigardZutty SingletonBig band

Question 8: According to the ________, the district has a total area of 0.33 square miles (0.9 km2).
Southern United StatesUnited States Census BureauMidwestern United StatesNew England

Question 9: The official reopening of Marigny was delayed in September and early October by the fact that at first decisions were made to reopen areas by ________, and Marigny shares a ZIP code with more badly damaged areas.
ZIP codeWashington, D.C.AtlantaDenver

Question 10: In the 19th century Marigny was the old Third ________ of New Orleans.
Local administrative unitProvinceTownshipMunicipality


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