Mississippi River Photo Journalism

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Mississippi River Photo Journalism

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  • 1. 
    Slide 1:               What state does Mo. stand for?
    • A. 

      Mississippi

    • B. 

      Missouri

    • C. 

      Montana

    • D. 

      Maine

  • 2. 
    Slide 2: Check all the states where wide spread flooding is occurring.
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      Arkansas

    • C. 

      Kentucky

    • D. 

      Missouri

    • E. 

      Kentucky

    • F. 

      Illinois

  • 3. 
    Slide 3: What are volunteers filling?
  • 4. 
    Slide 4:  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers blows an 11,000 foot hole in the Birds Point ______________ in Mississippi County,
  • 5. 
    Slide 5: What city was the engineers trying to save by blowing the levee?
    • A. 

      Dunedin, Fl.

    • B. 

      Boston, Ma.

    • C. 

      Cairo, Ill.

    • D. 

      Bird's Point

  • 6. 
    Slide 6: When the Pearson's property was flooded, 2400 acres of ___________land was covered. 
    • A. 

      Residential

    • B. 

      Farm

    • C. 

      Business

    • D. 

      Waste

  • 7. 
    Slide 7: What surrounded the homes in East Prairie?
  • 8. 
    Slide 8: What is the purpose of sandbags?
    • A. 

      To hold back the water

    • B. 

      To keep the citizens occupied

    • C. 

      To protect their crops

  • 9. 
    Slide 9: Which room of the man's house is shown flooded?
    • A. 

      Garage

    • B. 

      Kitchen

    • C. 

      Bathroom

    • D. 

      Living room

  • 10. 
    Slide 10: The home was flooded as a result of a break in the levee.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Slide 11: What town in Tennessee was flooded?
  • 12. 
    Slide 12:      A grain elevator indicates what industry?
    • A. 

      Building

    • B. 

      Timber

    • C. 

      Mining

    • D. 

      Agriculture

  • 13. 
    Slide13: The Army Corp examines _____________ of the flood region.
    • A. 

      Videos

    • B. 

      Maps

    • C. 

      Pictures

    • D. 

      Meetings

  • 14. 
    Slide 14: Why wasn't the baseball stadium flooded?
    • A. 

      Tickets were non-refundable

    • B. 

      The Mississippi was widened at this point in the river's route

    • C. 

      The water didn't flood in that region

    • D. 

      Flood walls

  • 15. 
    Slide 15: What is in the parking lot?
  • 16. 
    Slide 16:            Why were the teens helping to fill bags?
    • A. 

      There was a community effort to protect the area

    • B. 

      Their too lame to be at basketball practice

    • C. 

      The people that were supposed to fill the bags called off work

  • 17. 
    Slide 17: Do you believe that inmates should help the community in times of crisis? Opinion question.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 18. 
    Slide 18; What does the white weather band represent on the map?
    • A. 

      The MIssissippi River Valley

    • B. 

      The jet stream

    • C. 

      Moisture in the air

  • 19. 
    Slide 19: Have you ever seen so much water?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 20. 
    Slide 20: What's important in times of crisis?
    • A. 

      Teamwork

    • B. 

      Anger

    • C. 

      Getting my nails done

  • 21. 
    Slide 21: About how many feet did the water rise around the old fisherman's house?
    • A. 

      5 feet

    • B. 

      15 feet

    • C. 

      50 feet

    • D. 

      50 miles

  • 22. 
    Slide 22: What is the engineer inspecting for?
  • 23. 
    Slide 23: What type of shot is Caitlin getting?
  • 24. 
    Slide 24: When was Robert Gardner looking at the flood?  May _______
  • 25. 
    Slide 25: Which state is flooded in this picture?
    • A. 

      Texas

    • B. 

      Tennessee

    • C. 

      Mississippi

    • D. 

      Arkansas

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