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1 Cultural Trivia 6

2 Puerto Rico is a territory of which country? The United States

3 What grading scale do most Hispanic schools use? The numbers 1 through 10.

4 What is Día de los muertos? A holiday to remember loved ones who have died.

5 How many Spanish speaking countries are in South America? Nine

6 If you enter a Spanish building and go up one flight of stairs, what floor are you on? The first floor.

7 What are the two main ingredients in arroz con pollo? Rice and chicken

8 What animal is a symbol of good luck in Mexico? The pig

9 In what sea is Cuba located? Caribbean

10 Where would you find the ancient paintings in Altamira, Spain? In caves.

11 What is a mestizo? Person with Spanish and indian blood.

12 When is la Noche Buena? December 24

13 What are the main colors of the Spanish flag? Red and Gold

14 What is zarzuela? Shellfish stew

15 Who was Don Diego? Zorro

16 What is another name for the game of pelota? Jai alai

17 What is Cervantes’ most famous novel? Don Quixote de la Mancha

18 What is a Spanish tuna? A group of musicians who dress in medieval costumes.

19 What is a corrida? Bullfight

20 How many days does Las Posadas last? 9

21 When do Spanish children receive Christmas gifts? El 6 de enero. Día de los reyes magos.

22 What was El Cid’s real name? Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar

23 What is the largest country in Central America? Nicaragua

24 What is the most common type of oil used in Spain? Olive Oil

25 What beverage was reserved for priests and royalty among the Aztecs? Chocolate

26 What are nopales? Edible Cactus

27 In which North American city is Chapultepec Park? Mexico City

28 What style of painting is Dali famous for? Surrealism

29 What would you buy at a carnicería? meat

30 What is the color of a bullfighters cape? Red

31 What is paella? Rice, fish, & chicken

32 What spice is commonly used in hot chocolate? cinnamon

33 Who was the only native to rule Mexico? Benito Juarez

34 Which South American country was named for Símon Bolivar? Bolivia

35 Who discovered the Pacific Ocean? Vasco de Balboa

36 What hand instrument accompanies many Spanish dances? Castanets

37 According to the Spanish saying, if you keep your mouth shut, what cannot enter? flies

38 What is the capital of Puerto Rico? San Juan

39 What was Goya´s profession? Artist

40 What do you do in the public tent on the northern beaches of Spain? Change your clothes

41 What miniature dog originated in Mexico? Chiuahua

42 What is the capital of Peru? Lima

43 What is the flor de nochebuena? Poinsettia

44 In which country did the guitar originate? Spain

45 Who was the dictator of Spain during WWII? Francisco Franco

46 What metal is mined near Taxco? Silver

47 In what are tomales wrapped? Corn husks/Banana leaves

48 What countries border Mexico? United States, Guatemala, Belize

49 In what city is the famous art museum, El Prado, located? Madrid

50 How many miles are in a kilometer?.6

51 Who is Cantinflas? A Comedian

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