Fat Tuesday Trivia

1) Who led the French exploration party that
landed 60 miles below New Orleans on Fat Tuesday in 1699 and named
the spot Pointe du Mardi Gras? • Lafayette • LeMoyne • Cavalier

2) The three Mardi Gras colors — purple, green,
and gold — are said to represent what? • Justice, Faith, and Joy •
Joy, Power, and Faith • Justice, Faith, and Power

3) Which famed New Orleans restaurateur founded
Mardi Gras’s Krewe of Bacchus (one of the private social groups
that puts on parades and masked balls throughout carnival season)
in 1968? • Paul Prudhomme • Emeril Lagasse • Owen Brennan

answers: 1. LeMoyne; 2. Justice, Faith, and Power; 3. Owen


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