Mexico's Independence Day Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Lucha libre (also featured in the movie Nacho Libre) is a popular "sport" in Mexico.  What exactly is it?
    • A. 

      Bull fighting

    • B. 

      Wrestling

    • C. 

      Soccer

    • D. 

      Boxing

  • 2. 
    Día de los Muertos, celebrated Nov. 2nd, originated in México and celebrates _____________________________________.
    • A. 

      Sugar skulls

    • B. 

      Catholicism

    • C. 

      Aztecs

    • D. 

      Deceased loved ones

  • 3. 
    Alebrijes (also seen in the Disney/Pixar movie Coco) are defined as:
    • A. 

      Folk art sculptures

    • B. 

      Colorful objects made from clay

    • C. 

      Spirit animals

    • D. 

      Fantastical creatures made from paper maché or carved from wood

  • 4. 
    What special event takes place on over 120 beaches in México?
    • A. 

      Surfing competitions

    • B. 

      Sand castle competitions

    • C. 

      Ridley turtles lay their eggs

    • D. 

      Tourists come to relax

  • 5. 
    Who did Mexico defeat to gain their independence in 1810?
  • 6. 
    What activities mark the annual celebration of México's Independence Day?
    • A. 

      The President of México rings the bell

    • B. 

      Fireworks are set off

    • C. 

      The "Grito de Delores" is recited

    • D. 

      Flags are waved

  • 7. 
    Which Mexican street food seems gross to us, but is considered very tasty to them?
    • A. 

      Quesadilla

    • B. 

      Corn fungus/huitlacoche

    • C. 

      Epazote

    • D. 

      Taco al pastor

  • 8. 
    What popular American snack chip are the Mexican street food "Dorilocos" derived from?
  • 9. 
    A "torta" is a type of sandwich in Mexican street food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Identify all the components of the Mexican street food "tlacoyo":
    • A. 

      Masa dough

    • B. 

      Frijoles refritos (refried beans)

    • C. 

      Cilantro

    • D. 

      Nopales (cactus leaves)

    • E. 

      Queso (cheese)

    • F. 

      Salsa 

    • G. 

      Cebolla (onion)

  • 11. 
    The American burrito differs from the Mexican burrito because it contains:
    • A. 

      Lechuga (lettuce)

    • B. 

      Cebolla (onion)

    • C. 

      Frijoles (beans)

    • D. 

      Arroz (rice)

    • E. 

      Tomate (tomato)

  • 12. 
    Aztec dance has a very religious meaning and was traditionally used to do what two things?
    • A. 

      Promote fertility

    • B. 

      Honor their deities (gods)

    • C. 

      Pray for rain for their crops

    • D. 

      Communicate with their deities (gods)

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