Carnival in New Orleans

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Answer this BONUS QUESTION and be eligible to win an overnight stay for two at the luxurious PARAGON CASINO RESORT: Name the oldest parade that marches either on Mardi Gras or closest to Mardi Gras in the following towns: Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, New Roads and Shreveport.

Send in your answer on a postcard addressed to:
Louisiana Life Bonus Question
110 Veterans Blvd., Suite 123
Metairie, LA 70005

Two winners will be drawn from among the correct answers. Each will receive an overnight stay for two at the recently expanded and remodeled Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville. Winners’ names will be announced in the May/June 2012 issue.

For our September/october issue, the question was: Several Louisiana towns have the name of a foreign city or region. Name them and the parish they are in.

The correct answer was:
There were at last 30 possible answers ranging from Alexandria to Venice with stops including Sicily Island, Hamburg, Sorrento and Delhi.

Winners were:
Deirdre Yanes, Baton Rouge
Titus Belgard, Pineville

ANSWERS TO THE ABOVE QUESTIONS:
1.D   2.A   3.B  4.D   5.B 6.D   7.D   8.D   9.B   10.B

SCORING
Score 10 points for each correct answer:
0-20 Consult your nearest library.
30-60 Begin by buying a good road map.
70-90 You should run for office.
100 You’re a candidate for a Ph.D. in Louisianaology.

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