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Mardi Gras Fun Facts Quiz

Test Your Mardi Gras Food Facts!

Bring out the beads and hurricanes, because it's time to celebrate Mardi Gras! Although Mardi Gras (French for "Fat Tuesday") is based on Easter and can fall on any Tuesday between Feb. 3 and March 9, this year it happens to be today!

Since New Orleans, LA, is the city most known for its Mardi Gras festivities, I thought I'd quiz your knowledge of fun facts related to NOLA Mardi Gras traditions. Think you know how to celebrate the season? Put your knowledge to the test when you take our quiz!


Test Your Mardi Gras Food Facts!

Which of the following New Orleans specialties is exclusive to Mardi Gras season?

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smaine07 smaine07 8 years
4/5 ehh. I missed the Popeyes question. A lot of people don't realize this, but Mardi Gras originated in my town- Mobile, AL in 1703. Here is a link to the history of it if anyone is interested!!! I highly recommend visiting Mobile for Mardi Gras if it is your first time- New Orleans can be overwhelming. lol
suziryder suziryder 8 years
3/5.. I don't know anything about Mardi Gras, I only learned about the baby in king cake today at lunch when I got a slice in the cafeteria and the lady said there was a plastic baby in it somewhere.
pinky8486 pinky8486 8 years
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
nancita nancita 8 years
I'm just laughing picturing a can of peaches hidden in a King Cake. Fun quiz!
miss-malone miss-malone 8 years
Not too bad, I only missed the 2nd question. Happy Mardi Gras!! :)
aphill4 aphill4 8 years
!5/5! I was worried I wouldn't do my hometown justice- ha! dang I wish I was there right now. Though I'd be drunk already and it's only 9 am.
doogirl doogirl 8 years
2/5, oh well. Happy Mardi Gras!
kia kia 8 years
I hope all you folks in NOLA are having a great time!
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
100% Happy Mardi Gras everyone!
syako syako 8 years
It's a plastic baby Jesus. (they have warning labels now so that people do not choke.) Although, you would have to be inhaling a whole piece to choke on it. The baby is pretty large. I love the last question. "allowed" sounds funny. Like you have to have tickets or something to go to a parade. :) I got the popeyes question wrong, oh well.
pioneers pioneers 8 years
ilanac13--in my class, we hid the baby in it but someone almost choked on it. I'm guessing a bean would be a lot safer.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i guess i really don't know much at all. i remember in french class we would make the cake and always hide a bean in it, but not a toy...interesting.
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