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Cultural Trivia 6
Puerto Rico is a territory of which country? The United States
What grading scale do most Hispanic schools use? The numbers 1 through 10.
What is Día de los muertos? A holiday to remember loved ones who have died.
How many Spanish speaking countries are in South America? Nine
If you enter a Spanish building and go up one flight of stairs, what floor are you on? The first floor.
What are the two main ingredients in arroz con pollo? Rice and chicken
What animal is a symbol of good luck in Mexico? The pig
In what sea is Cuba located? Caribbean
Where would you find the ancient paintings in Altamira, Spain? In caves.
What is a mestizo? Person with Spanish and indian blood.
When is la Noche Buena? December 24
What are the main colors of the Spanish flag? Red and Gold
What is zarzuela? Shellfish stew
Who was Don Diego? Zorro
What is another name for the game of pelota? Jai alai
What is Cervantes’ most famous novel? Don Quixote de la Mancha
What is a Spanish tuna? A group of musicians who dress in medieval costumes.
What is a corrida? Bullfight
How many days does Las Posadas last? 9
When do Spanish children receive Christmas gifts? El 6 de enero. Día de los reyes magos.
What was El Cid’s real name? Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar
What is the largest country in Central America? Nicaragua
What is the most common type of oil used in Spain? Olive Oil
What beverage was reserved for priests and royalty among the Aztecs? Chocolate
What are nopales? Edible Cactus
In which North American city is Chapultepec Park? Mexico City
What style of painting is Dali famous for? Surrealism
What would you buy at a carnicería? meat
What is the color of a bullfighters cape? Red
What is paella? Rice, fish, & chicken
What spice is commonly used in hot chocolate? cinnamon
Who was the only native to rule Mexico? Benito Juarez
Which South American country was named for Símon Bolivar? Bolivia
Who discovered the Pacific Ocean? Vasco de Balboa
What hand instrument accompanies many Spanish dances? Castanets
According to the Spanish saying, if you keep your mouth shut, what cannot enter? flies
What is the capital of Puerto Rico? San Juan
What was Goya´s profession? Artist
What do you do in the public tent on the northern beaches of Spain? Change your clothes
What miniature dog originated in Mexico? Chiuahua
What is the capital of Peru? Lima
What is the flor de nochebuena? Poinsettia
In which country did the guitar originate? Spain
Who was the dictator of Spain during WWII? Francisco Franco
What metal is mined near Taxco? Silver
In what are tomales wrapped? Corn husks/Banana leaves
What countries border Mexico? United States, Guatemala, Belize
In what city is the famous art museum, El Prado, located? Madrid
How many miles are in a kilometer?.6
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What is MESTIZO?. Definition Mestizo is the Spanish word for mixed Mestizo means coming from two or more backgrounds. Other words for mestizo are hybrid.
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