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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Local History, Geography, and Culture Questions

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Grade 8 Louisiana
Which river is most important to the History of Louisiana?
  1. Calcasieu River
  2. Mississippi River
  3. Pearl River
  4. Sabine River
Grade 8 Louisiana
Which Natural Disaster is most common in Louisiana?
  1. Tornado
  2. Ice Storm
  3. Hurricane
  4. Earthquake
Grade 8 Louisiana
What states border Louisiana?
  1. Mississippi, Texas, Arkansas
  2. California, Florida, Georgia
  3. New York, Illinois, Michigan
  4. Illinois, Oklahoma, Nebraska
Grade 8 Local History, Geography, and Culture
Grade 8 Louisiana
Which answer is NOT one of the 3 parts of the Mississippi floodplan?
  1. Natural Levees
  2. Swamp
  3. Passes
  4. Calcasieu River
Grade 8 Louisiana
In which of the 8 natural regions of the United States is Louisiana located?
  1. Gulf Coastal Plain
  2. Blue Ridge
  3. Cumberland Plateu
  4. Hghland Rim
Grade 8 Louisiana
Which river flows through our great city of Lake Charles?
  1. Cane River
  2. Pearl River
  3. Calcasieu River
  4. Choctaw River
Grade 8 Mississippi
Hattiesburg is built on the junction of two rivers. What are they?
  1. Mississippi and Pearl Rivers
  2. Leaf and Bouie Rivers
  3. Little Black and Tombigbee Rivers
  4. Amazon and Nile Rivers
Grade 8 Mississippi
University of Southern Mississippi's first name?
  1. South Mississippi College
  2. Mississippi Woman's College
  3. Mississippi Normal College
  4. William Carey University
Grade 8 Mississippi
Grade 8 Mississippi
Which state did Capt. Hardy walk from all the way to Mississippi?
  1. Alabama
  2. North Carolina
  3. Virginia
  4. North Dakota
Grade 8 Mississippi
How long was Camp Shelby open for the first time?
  1. six years
  2. six months
  3. eight years
  4. eight months
Grade 8 Mississippi
What was the nickname of the 38th Infantry Division after it was stationed at Camp Shelby?
  1. Devil Brigade
  2. Big Red One
  3. Cyclone Division
  4. Walker Rangers
Grade 8 Mississippi
Who is Camp Shelby named after?
  1. George S. Shelby
  2. Carrol Shelby
  3. Issac Shelby
  4. Cassi Shelby
Grade 8 Mississippi
Grade 8 Mississippi
This neighborhood was central to African-American life in Hattiesburg.
  1. Downtown
  2. Newman-Buschman
  3. Hattiesburg Historic District
  4. Mobile Street Neighborhood
Grade 8 Tennessee
Which road connected the Mississippi River to Nashville?
  1. I-55
  2. Sante Fe Trail
  3. Chisolm Trail
  4. Natchez Trace
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