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Dia de los Muertos & Jose Guadalupe Posada

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Dia De Los Muertos & Jose Guadalupe Posada

This quiz will assess the knowledge of the the students on the importance of the holiday "Day of the Dead" The importance of the art work of Jose Guadalupe Posada and it's influence on Mexican culture.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On what date is Day of the Dead celebrated?
    • A. 

      November 3nd

    • B. 

      November 2nd

    • C. 

      November 31st

    • D. 

      October 31st

  • 2. 
    Day of the Dead is what in Spanish?
    • A. 

      Dia de la Comida

    • B. 

      Dia del Baile

    • C. 

      Dia de los Amigos

    • D. 

      Dia de los Muertos

  • 3. 
    Sugar skulls are what?
    • A. 

      Lollipops in the shape of a skull

    • B. 

      A skull made out of sugar

    • C. 

      A sugar cookie shaped like a skull

    • D. 

      A decorative feature displayed in the home

  • 4. 
    What are some of the foods and drinks served during this holiday?
    • A. 

      Tamales

    • B. 

      Bread of the Dead " Pan de Muerto"

    • C. 

      Atole

    • D. 

      Dulce de Calabaza

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 5. 
    What are calaveras?
    • A. 

      Skeletons that are used as decorative structures

    • B. 

      Are animated skeletons,/sugar skulls made to celebrate the holiday

    • C. 

      The Spanish word for corn

    • D. 

      Marigolds

  • 6. 
    What did Spanish conquistadors try to do?
    • A. 

      Tried to convert Aztecs to Christianity

    • B. 

      Tried to join the Day of the Dead celebration

    • C. 

      Tried to change the Aztec calendar

    • D. 

      Sing songs

  • 7. 
    All Souls Day is celebrated on ?
    • A. 

      November 1st

    • B. 

      October 31st

    • C. 

      November 2nd

    • D. 

      October 30th

  • 8. 
    Cempazuchitls are?
    • A. 

      White lillies

    • B. 

      A mexican guitar

    • C. 

      A mexican band

    • D. 

      Marigolds

  • 9. 
    What is an "ofrenda"?
  • 10. 
    What are "cascarones"?
  • 11. 
    What is "papel picado?
  • 12. 
    What is a serape/zarape?
  • 13. 
    What is the Mariachis?
  • 14. 
    Quien es Jose Guadalupe Posada? Por que el es famoso?
  • 15. 
    Quien es La Catrina? A quien representa en la sociedad de Mexico?
  • 16. 
    Describe el festivo Dia de los Muertos? Por que es un festivo importante para la gente de Mexico?