Culture Of Mexico Quiz

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  • 1. 

    El Paseo de la Reforma was inspired by the Campos Eliseos de Paris.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because El Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City was indeed inspired by the Campos Eliseos de Paris. El Paseo de la Reforma was designed and built in the late 19th century by Mexican architect Ferdinand von Rosenzweig in an effort to modernize and beautify the city. He drew inspiration from the famous Champs-Élysées in Paris, known for its grand boulevards and elegant architecture. The result was a wide, tree-lined avenue with prominent landmarks and statues, similar to the aesthetic of Campos Eliseos de Paris.

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  • 2. 

    El Angel of Independence is located in El Paseo de la Reforma.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "El Angel of Independence is located in El Paseo de la Reforma" is true. El Angel of Independence, also known as El Angel or Monumento a la Independencia, is a famous landmark located in Mexico City's Paseo de la Reforma. It is a monument that commemorates the Mexican War of Independence and is one of the most iconic symbols of the city.

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  • 3. 

    Mexico's old name was Texcoco.

    • A.

      Falso

    • B.

      Cierto

    Correct Answer
    A. Falso
    Explanation
    Mexico's old name was not Texcoco. Texcoco was actually the name of a city-state in the region that is now known as Mexico. The city-state of Texcoco was one of the major powers in the Aztec Empire, but it was not the name of the entire country. The correct answer is "Falso" (False).

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  • 4. 

    Mexico City one of the oldest cities in the Western Hemisphere.   

    • A.

      Cierto

    • B.

      Falso

    Correct Answer
    A. Cierto
    Explanation
    Mexico City is indeed one of the oldest cities in the Western Hemisphere. The city was founded in 1325 by the Aztecs and was originally known as Tenochtitlan. It has a rich history and has been continuously inhabited for centuries. Today, Mexico City is a vibrant metropolis and serves as the capital of Mexico.

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  • 5. 

    Aztecs did not believe in myths.

    • A.

      Cierto

    • B.

      Falso

    Correct Answer
    B. Falso
  • 6. 

    The Angel of Independence was built in......

    • A.

      1940

    • B.

      1810

    • C.

      1019

    • D.

      1910

    Correct Answer
    D. 1910
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1910. The Angel of Independence was built in 1910.

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  • 7. 

    ______________home to Cortez, now a lot of governmental activities take place there. 

    • A.

      El Palacio Internacional

    • B.

      El Palacio Nacional

    Correct Answer
    B. El Palacio Nacional
    Explanation
    El Palacio Nacional is the correct answer because it is the official residence and main workplace of the President of the Dominican Republic. It is also where many governmental activities and events take place. El Palacio Internacional, on the other hand, does not exist or have any relevance in this context.

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  • 8. 

    When Cortez invaded Tenochtitlan he.........., in order to conquer.  

    • A.

      Cut off peoples heads

    • B.

      Cut off the water supply

    • C.

      Gave them Democracy

    Correct Answer
    B. Cut off the water supply
    Explanation
    During Cortez's invasion of Tenochtitlan, cutting off the water supply was a strategic move to weaken the city's defenses and force its surrender. By depriving the inhabitants of access to clean water, Cortez aimed to create a dire situation, causing panic, dehydration, and eventually surrender. This tactic proved effective as the lack of water severely weakened the city's ability to resist, ultimately leading to its conquest by Cortez and his forces.

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  • 9. 

    Diego Rivera was the husband of Frida Kahlo.

    • A.

      Cierto

    • B.

      Falso

    Correct Answer
    A. Cierto
    Explanation
    Diego Rivera being the husband of Frida Kahlo is a true statement. Diego Rivera was a renowned Mexican artist and muralist, known for his large-scale murals that depicted social and political themes. He was married to Frida Kahlo, who was also a prominent Mexican artist known for her self-portraits that expressed her pain and emotions. Their relationship was tumultuous but influential, and they both had a significant impact on the art world.

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  • 10. 

    The word SHARK comes from the ___________language.

    • A.

      Mayan

    • B.

      Nahuatl

    • C.

      Zapoteca

    Correct Answer
    A. Mayan
    Explanation
    The word "SHARK" comes from the Mayan language.

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  • 11. 

    Chocolate was introduced to the U.S. in___________.

    • A.

      1760

    • B.

      1765

    • C.

      1090

    • D.

      1901

    Correct Answer
    B. 1765
    Explanation
    Chocolate was introduced to the U.S. in 1765. This means that chocolate was brought to the United States for the first time in that year.

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  • 12. 

    The flag of Mexico has an eagle.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The flag of Mexico does indeed feature an eagle. The eagle is depicted perched on a cactus, holding a snake in its beak and standing on a rock. This image is based on an ancient Aztec legend, which tells the story of how the Aztecs founded their capital city, Tenochtitlan, after seeing this symbol. The eagle is a significant symbol in Mexican culture and represents strength, power, and national pride.

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