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Mardi GrasEscape Room

Use your Mardi Gras knowledge to escape!

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Introduction

Your friends are stuck on Bourbon St. in the New Orleans French Quarter! They need your help to find their way home! Complete the tasks and get your friends home.

Help! We need you to get us home!

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Use this info to help you find the answers.

  • Throw Me Something, Mister " are the magic words used to catch all the throws at Mardi Gras parades.
  • Bacchus,Endymion, Rex, Zulu famous krewes
  • purple, green, gold Mardi Gras colors
  • krewes clubs that put on the parades.
  • Mardi Gras means Fat Tuesday.
  • January 6th date that Mardi Gras (Carnival season) begins
  • end of the day on Fat Tuesday end of Mardi Gras (Carnival) season
  • masks or face paint required by law for all riders on Mardi Gras parade floats
  • justice what purple symbolizes
  • power what gold symbolizes
  • faith what green symbolizes
  • introduced by the Krewe of Rex in 1872 colors of Mardi Gras
  • king cake special Mardi Gras dessert
  • plastic baby found inside each king cake
  • host next year’s party what the person who finds the baby in the king cake has to do
  • 70 number of parades at Mardi Gras
  • 500,000 number of king cakes sold during Mardi Gras season
  • golden coconut highly coveted Mardi Gras trinket from the krewe of Zulu

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Let's start with an easy one. What does Mardi Gras mean in English?

Fat Thursday

Fat Tuesday

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You're doing great. Next question:What do you call the clubs who organize the parades?

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crews

krewes

parade clubs

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You're almost there.Choose the three colors of Mardi Gras.

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purple, white, gold

purple, green, white

purple, green, gold

green, gold, white

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Watch this video:Why does the little girl say "Throw me something mister!"

To get the man filming to throw her a doll

To encourage the riders on the float to toss her something

Because her mom told her to say that

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Now play this video and answer:What tradition did the plastic baby replace?

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Using a gold-painted bean

None: the plastic baby has always been the tradition.

Using a small gold ring

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Last video of the test:Why are the riders in this float wearing masks?

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Happy Mardi Gras!

They don't want anyone to know they are part of this krewe.

Masks are required by the krewe membership.

They are following the New Orleans law.

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Take a good look at this image:This is a krewe.

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True

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Geography test:This map marker is showing Louisiana, the state where New Orleans is located.

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Is this correct?

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You are about to get it:Which krewe introduced the Mardi Gras colors? Click below the logos to access the link to the correct/incorrect slide.

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Put the events in chronological order.

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Solución

Solution

1872 was the year that a group of businessmen invented a King of Carnival, Rex

In 1857, a secret society called the Mistick Krewe of Comus organized a torch-lit Mardi Gras procession

On 1/6/ 2023, the King of Rex declared the Mardi Gras season open.

The first Mardi Gras in the New World took place on March 3, 1699

In 1945, Mardi Gras was cancelled because of WWII.

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1 - D 2 - B 3 - A 4 - E 5 - C

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If the statement is true, place it in the box on the left. If the statement is false, place it in the box on the left.

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1.Zulu distrubutes coconuts. at Mardi Gras.

2. Gold symbolizes wealth.

3. Rex introduced the Mardi Gras colors.

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4. Masks are optional on floats.

5. Green symbolizes faith.

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6. Purple symbolizes royalty.

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GRUPO A 1, 3, 5GRUPO B 2, 4, 6

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Solución

SOLUTION

Drag and complete the series correctly.This question is a placeholder to show you another option. Solution: Serie 1: repeate the series. Series 2: continue the pattern. You can also check out the solution

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1 - D 2 - B 3 - A 4 - E 5 - C

SERIE 1: SERIE 2:

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Listen to the French for the Mardi Gras colors: violet, vert, or. Click the box where you hear this.( Adding audio is a premium feature. The workaround: a screencast video added to Youtube.) The correct answer is the box on the left.

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Another audio question: now that you have seen the work around, click the middle box to continue your escape route.

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You're almost there, press play!Box on the bottom right is the correct answer. (Seen one audio question, seen them all! )

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Completed

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