NAME

Question types


Start with


Question limit

of 52 available terms

Print test

5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Oxbow
  2. Red
  3. cultural
  4. Army Corps of Engineers
  5. French
  1. a ___ lakes are formed when clay plugs form and the river bypasses an old meander. The new course is called a neck cutoff.
  2. b Also known as "human geography," ___ geography discusses the human aspects of a place.
  3. c Today the U.S. ___ prevents changes on the course of the Mississippi River.
  4. d The ___ River is currently a tributary of the Mississippi River, but in the past has gone straight to the Gulf of Mexico.
  5. e The non-Acadian ___ were the first European settlers of south Louisiana. They came to trade for pelts with the Native Americans and grow sugar cane.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Today the ___ is over 76 square miles and growing. It is an exception to the coastal erosion on other places in the Deltaic Plain and Chenier Plain.
  2. Originally meant a person of French ancestry born in a colony. Later it referred to persons of mixed French and African-American heritage.
  3. A ___ is made of clay forced to the surface of the earth by the weight of sediments.
  4. The impacts of human inhabitants may be deliberate or accidental. Many human attempts at changing the landscape have unintended ___.
  5. A twenty mile wide strip along the Gulf Coast from Marsh Island to the Sabine River.

5 True/False questions

  1. PrairiesThe cultural subregions of South Louisiana include this flat area.

          

  2. North LouisianaMore ethnically Anglo; more associated with the Protestant branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in cotton farming

          

  3. towheadA "___ island" forms when the river partially flows through a meander and partially through a "chute cutoff."

          

  4. FrenchOriginally meant a person of French ancestry born in a colony. Later it referred to persons of mixed French and African-American heritage.

          

  5. New OrleansThe first known effort to control flooding on the Mississippi River was done by the French as they built ___ in 1717.

          

Create Set