Final Facts (Spanish I)

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  • 1. 
    The most famous/popular dance of Argentina is the “_________”.
  • 2. 
    The “______________” dance is the official dance of México (dating back to 1924).
    • A. 

      Mexican Hat

    • B. 

      Cuban Bat

    • C. 

      Puerto Rican Tap

    • D. 

      Dominican Republic Slap

  • 3. 
    “Gato” is another style of ___________ of Argentina and it means “cat”.
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Dance

    • C. 

      Fashion

    • D. 

      Architecture

  • 4. 
     “Paso Doble” actually means “two step”. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A large part of Cuba’s ________________ comes from African descent and these roots greatly influences dance styles and other cultural components. 
  • 6. 
    The Merengue is the Dominican Republic’s national dance and is a mix of ______________ and ______________ influences/movements.
    • A. 

      West Indian

    • B. 

      Afro-Caribbean

    • C. 

      Oriental

    • D. 

      European

  • 7. 
    “______________” is the national dance of Venezuela and it involves movement to the waltz. 
    • A. 

      Joropo

    • B. 

      Merengue

    • C. 

      Salsa

    • D. 

      Cumbia

  • 8. 
    Dancing in _______________ is as important as soccer and most times is combined. 
    • A. 

      Puerto Rico

    • B. 

      The Dominican Republic

    • C. 

      Costa Rica

    • D. 

      El Salvador

  • 9. 
    The “Cha Cha” is named for the sound the teeth make.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Guatemala’s customs are also largely influenced by the ______________ Catholic Church. 
  • 11. 
    The three most common religious beliefs/practices in Guatemala are: _________, _________, ___________ and  with a small Muslim population.
    • A. 

      Mayan Spirituality

    • B. 

      Christianity

    • C. 

      Judaism

    • D. 

      Greek Orthodox

  • 12. 
    Bachata _________ is played all over the country of Colombia. 
  • 13. 
    People in Mexico used the ponchos as early as 500 B.C. They were made out of ____________ or ____________ to keep the wearers warm.  They are also worn in other parts of the world. 
    • A. 

      Wool

    • B. 

      Polyester

    • C. 

      Fleece

    • D. 

      Cotton

  • 14. 
    "Ropa tradicional” means:
  • 15. 
    Music and dance are ______________. 
    • A. 

      Separated

    • B. 

      Distinct

    • C. 

      Intertwined

    • D. 

      Different

  • 16. 
    Most Latin American music reflects ____________, ______________, and ______________ influences. 
    • A. 

      Native American

    • B. 

      African

    • C. 

      Asian

    • D. 

      European

  • 17. 
    Music can be associated with rituals and ______________ while expressing the rich culture and heritage of the people.
    • A. 

      Young life

    • B. 

      Professional life

    • C. 

      Personal life

    • D. 

      Religious life

  • 18. 
    “Guacamole” is often considered the national dish of Mexico.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    “Ceviche” a dish of fresh raw ___________ cured in citrus juices which is a part of Peru’s National Heritage day celebrated June 28th “Dia Nacional del Cebiche”. 
  • 20. 
    What does "los saludos" mean?
    • A. 

      The Greetings

    • B. 

      The Salutes

    • C. 

      The Blessings

    • D. 

      The Samples

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