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With the Seahawks hosting the Saints on Saturday, seems like a good time to test your New Orleans (and a little Seattle) pop culture knowledge. No Googling allowed.
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Question 1 of 15
“A Confederacy of Dunces” is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 15
The first Super Bowl played in New Orleans was Super Bowl IV, on Jan. 11, 1970. The halftime entertainment was provided by:CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 15
The “Real World” season featuring the zany shenanigans of sassy Melissa and Mormon college student Julie was:CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 15
Ellen DeGeneres was born and raised in:CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 15
This New Orleans-based rock band’s 1993 album “Surprise” was certified platinum:CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 15
From 1982 through 1995, Seattle and New Orleans each hosted three men’s college basketball Final Fours. Which city has hosted more total men’s Final Fours?Correct
Each city hosted five Final Fours.Incorrect
Each city hosted five Final Fours.
Question 7 of 15
The 1972 hit song “City of New Orleans” was recorded by:CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 15
BONUS: Did you own the 45 of Arlo Guthrie’s “City of New Orleans”?Correct
Congrats! Extra point for you.Incorrect
Question 9 of 15
Which movie is not set in New Orleans?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 15
Which of these is not a New Orleans nickname?Correct
That’s the nickname for Charleston, S.C.Incorrect
“The Big Sweetgrass Basket” is the nickname for Charleston, S.C.
Question 11 of 15
Which of these is a sister city to New Orleans:Correct
Innsbruck, Austria, is the sister city to New Orleans. The rest are sisters to Seattle.Incorrect
Innsbruck, Austria, is the sister city to New Orleans. The rest are sisters to Seattle.
Question 12 of 15
The 1963 Elvis Presley movie “It Happened at the World’s Fair” was filmed in Seattle. Elvis said the favorite of all his movies was this 1958 film set in New Orleans:CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 15
Which original “Saturday Night Live” star was born in New Orleans?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 15
Time for a question about Louis Armstrong, a man so beloved in his hometown of New Orleans they named their airport after him. In the 1969 film “Hello, Dolly!” Armstrong sings the title song with:CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 15
EXTRA CREDIT, PART DEUX (in case you’re struggling and just need to get a ‘W’):
Paul Tulane, a 19th century businessman and philanthropist, was the major benefactor of which school:CorrectIncorrect