Rylie - Trivia - Week 2

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Rylie - Trivia - Week 2
2011-08-29 20:06:45
Social Studies

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  1. Waht was the Stone Age
    1st period of human hustory - tools made of stone.
  2. What color are the stripes on the US Flag?
    red & white
  3. Which river forms the southwestern boundary of Louisiana?
    Sabine River
  4. Which river forms the far Eastern boundary7 of Louisiana?
    Pearl River
  5. What is the Bronze Age?
    2nd period of human history - tools made out of tin and copper.
  6. What do the stripes on the US flag mean?
    represent the 13 original colonies`
  7. What river separates West Monroe from Monroe?
    Quachita River
  8. What is the name of the commercially important channel that runs through South Louisiana from Texas to Florida?
    Intercoastal Waterway
  9. What was the Iron Age?
    3rd period of human history - tools made from iron
  10. How many states are there in the union?
  11. Waht is the 800,000 acre area in LA that supports half of America's migratory water fowl?
    Atchafalya Basin
  12. What does "Oxbow" mean in relation to the MIssissippi River?
    a body of water curved in the shape of an oxbow, left as a lake after the river takes an alternate path
  13. Who were the Neanderthals?
    earliest homo sapiens
  14. What is the 4th of July in the US?
    Independence Day
  15. What large "lake" in SE LA is actually a bay?
    Lake Borgne
  16. What is the largest man-made lake in the South?
    Toldeo Bend
  17. What is Carbon-14?
    radioactive element used to date ancient objects
  18. What is the date of Independence Day?
    July 4
  19. What is the largest port in the nation in terms of waterborne tonnage?
    Port of New Orleans
  20. What is the largest tributary to the Mississippi River in LA?
    Red River