Trivia Quiz About Cinco De Mayo

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Trivia Quiz About Cinco De Mayo

Are you aware of the Cinco de Mayo celebration? This annual celebration is held to remember the victory of the Mexican army over the French empire at the battle for Puebla. In 1952, everyone witnessed the rise of the Mexican army under the leadership of General Ignacio Zaragoza. In the below-mentioned quiz, you will be able to know about the facts based on the Cinco de Mayo and see how much you remember about this celebration.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does "cinco de mayo" mean in English?
    • A. 

      The fifth of March

    • B. 

      The fifth of May

    • C. 

      The fifteenth of May

  • 2. 
    What country mainly celebrated "Cinco de mayo"?
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Venezuela

  • 3. 
    What does "Cinco de mayo" represent to the Mexican people?
    • A. 

      Their independence

    • B. 

      The first day of Summer

    • C. 

      Mexican unity and patriotism

  • 4. 
    What exactly happened on "Cinco de mayo"?
    • A. 

      The Battle of Puebla.

    • B. 

      Mexico won its independence.

    • C. 

      Nothing happened.

  • 5. 
    What country tried to invade Mexico on "Cinco de mayo"?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Spain

  • 6. 
    Why was Mexico attacked in the first place on "Cinco de mayo"?
    • A. 

      The attacking country was trying to expand its empire.

    • B. 

      The natives were restless and tried to overthrow the govenment.

    • C. 

      Mexico owed the attacking country money.

  • 7. 
    Who was the leader of the Mexican army?
    • A. 

      Ignacio Zaragosa

    • B. 

      Benito Juarez

    • C. 

      Napoleon III

  • 8. 
    Which army had more soldiers?
    • A. 

      The French.

    • B. 

      The Mexican.

    • C. 

      They were equal.

  • 9. 
    What was the outcome of the Battle of Puebla?
    • A. 

      The French won.

    • B. 

      The Mexicans won.

    • C. 

      It was a draw.

  • 10. 
    What specific area in Mexico celebrates "Cinco de mayo" primarily?
    • A. 

      Oaxaca

    • B. 

      Pueblo

    • C. 

      Puebla

  • 11. 
    What is the actual date of Mexico's Independence Day?
    • A. 

      September 16

    • B. 

      July 4

    • C. 

      September 26

  • 12. 
    What is NOT a traditional custom for celebrating "Cinco de mayo"?
    • A. 

      Parades

    • B. 

      Making sugar skulls

    • C. 

      Preparing and consuming traditional foods and drinks

  • 13. 
    Who was President of Mexico during "Cinco de mayo"?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      Ignacio Zaragosa

    • C. 

      Benito Juarez