1. The most heavily flooded parts of New Orleans
sat under how many feet of water after Hurricane Katrina hit and the levees
2. True or false: Katrina’s strength caused the
Gulf of Mexico waters to surge more than 30 feet above normal tidal levels in some areas before slamming
into the coastline.
3. True or false: To date, more people have
been confirmed dead due to Hurricane Katrina than
the 2001 terrorist attacks at New York City’s World Trade Center.
4. In Maryland, where more than 2,700 evacuees have
registered with the Red Cross and more than 800 evacuees have received help from
the Department of Health and and Mental Hygiene, the Federal Emergency
Management Agency is providing how much to reimburse the state for
5. True or False: The flooding that would result
from a hurricane or tropical storm passing over or near Maryland would more
likely be due to abundant rainfall than storm surges.
6. True or False: Johns Hopkins University will allow students
displaced by the hurricane and enrolled for the fall semester to stay on permanently.
7. What well-known French Quarter eatery opened for
business as soon as merchants were allowed back into New Orleans
Sept. 17-- and began serving beans and rice, a Louisiana specialty?
Alex Patout’s Louisiana Kitchen
8. True or False: More than a dozen New Orleans
musicians and/or bands were still missing as of Sept. 17.
9. Hurricane Katrina has set back or ruined 318 clinical trials monitored by
the National Cancer Institute involving how many patients in
Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama?