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St. Landry Parish, Louisiana: Quiz

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Question 1: Domingue became independent in a revolution by the slaves and ________.
History of HaitiAbolitionismHaitian RevolutionFree people of color

Question 2: As of the ________[8] of 2000, there were 87,700 people, 32,328 households, and 23,211 families residing in the parish.
ItalyFranceSpainCensus

Question 3: 16.7% reported speaking French or ________ at home.
Colonial FrenchCajun FrenchQuebec FrenchAcadian French

Question 4: In addition France established the Attakapas Post (near the present ________) in the Attakapas Territory.
Broussard, LouisianaBreaux Bridge, LouisianaSt. Martinville, LouisianaCecilia, Louisiana

Question 5: France ceded Louisiana and its territories to ________ in 1762.
PortugalLuxembourgSpainDenmark

Question 6: The United States gained control of the territory in 1803 through the ________.
French colonial empireLouisiana PurchaseAcadiaNew France

Question 7: [1] The parish's boundaries encompassed about half the land of the Opelousas Territory, between the Atchafalaya River and Sabine River, between Rapides Parish and ________, and Lafayette and St.

Question 8: These Acadians were French who migrated from ________ in 1763, after expulsion by the English in the aftermath of the defeat of France in the Seven Years' War (known in North America as the French and Indian Wars).
Nova ScotiaNewfoundland and LabradorBritish ColumbiaCanada

Question 9: The group coming from Attakapas Post included many ________.
CajunFrench CanadianAcadiansFrench diaspora

Question 10: Alexandria | Baton Rouge | Bossier City | Hammond | Houma | Kenner | Lafayette | Lake Charles | Monroe | New Iberia | ________ | Opelousas | Ponchatoula | Ruston | Shreveport | Slidell | Sulphur
New Orleans metropolitan areaMetairie, LouisianaJefferson Parish, LouisianaNew Orleans







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