Christmas Traditions In Latin America

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  • 1. 
    Christmas celebrations start off with a bang when they shoot off fireworks at midnight in... (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Uruguay

    • C. 

      El Salvador

    • D. 

      Chile

    • E. 

      Peru

  • 2. 
    On Christmas Eve, church bells ring at midnight to welcome families to Misa del Gallo (midnight mass) in...
    • A. 

      Bolivia

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      Paraguay

    • D. 

      Honduras

  • 3. 
    Families may celebrate Christmas by going on a picnic in...
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Chile

    • D. 

      Colombia

    • E. 

      Uruguay

  • 4. 
    In many Hispanic countries, gifts are exchange on the 6th of January during ... 
    • A. 

      Easter

    • B. 

      Epiphany

    • C. 

      New Year's Day

    • D. 

      Channukkah

  • 5. 
    In Hispanic countries, gifts may be brought by...
    • A. 

      Santa Claus

    • B. 

      The Three Kings (Three Wise Men)

    • C. 

      Baby Jesus

    • D. 

      Easter Bunny

  • 6. 
    Christmas is celebrated in the Summertime in...
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Bolivia

    • C. 

      Paraguay

    • D. 

      Argentina

  • 7. 
    In Bolivia, children set out ... with letters in them telling the Three Kings how good they've been all year.
    • A. 

      Stockings

    • B. 

      Hats

    • C. 

      Shoes

    • D. 

      Baskets

  • 8. 
    In the hotter climates, there are no chimneys for Santa so El Viejo Pascuero (Old Man Christmas) has to enter through...
    • A. 

      The front door

    • B. 

      The back door

    • C. 

      The window

    • D. 

      The basement

  • 9. 
    On The Day of the Immaculate Conception (8 December), families light approximately how many candles on the sidewalk in front of each house?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      1,000

    • D. 

      1,000,000

  • 10. 
    For ecological reasons, all Christmas trees are artificial in...
    • A. 

      Colombia

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Puerto Rico

    • D. 

      Peru

  • 11. 
    Nativity Scenes are placed under Christmas trees in....
    • A. 

      Venezuela

    • B. 

      Peru

    • C. 

      El Salvador

    • D. 

      Mexico

  • 12. 
    The Christmas season is celebrated in a deeply religious way in...
    • A. 

      Paraguay

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Bolivia

    • D. 

      Puerto Rico

  • 13. 
    Carolers will go from house to house singing villancicos. Then, they will be taken in and give food and drinks. They will pick up the family members from that house and add them to their group as they move onto the next house. This is very popular in...
    • A. 

      Costa Rica

    • B. 

      Puerto Rico

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 14. 
    Soup or stew is a common Christmas meal in...
    • A. 

      Argetina

    • B. 

      Nicaragua

    • C. 

      Chile

    • D. 

      Colombia

  • 15. 
    In Colombia, children's gifts are not put under the tree but are found...
    • A. 

      In the kitchen.

    • B. 

      In the bathtub.

    • C. 

      On the porch.

    • D. 

      At the foot of their beds.

  • 16. 
    It may come as a surprise to you, but the poinsettia is actually a ... flower.
    • A. 

      White (dyed red)

    • B. 

      Tropical

    • C. 

      Mexican

    • D. 

      Artificial

  • 17. 
    Since holly is not found in Costa Rica, wreaths are often made out of:
    • A. 

      Pine trees

    • B. 

      Cypress leaves

    • C. 

      Coffee berries

    • D. 

      Lavender

  • 18. 
    This atheist, communist nation did not celebrate Christmas from 1969-1997.  
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      Venezuela

    • D. 

      Cuba

  • 19. 
    If you lived in this country, you'd be celebrating Christmas with your boss!
    • A. 

      Ecuador

    • B. 

      Honduras

    • C. 

      Argentina

    • D. 

      El Salvador

  • 20. 
    In El Salvador, one finishing touch is put out under the tree before the family heads to Misa del Gallo (midnight mass).
    • A. 

      Gifts

    • B. 

      The Christ Child

    • C. 

      Cookies

    • D. 

      A lit candle

  • 21. 
    In Guatemala, children open their gifts on Christmas morning, but adults must wait until...
    • A. 

      New Year's Day

    • B. 

      Easter

    • C. 

      Epiphany

    • D. 

      December 39th

  • 22. 
    After hugging family members and wishing them a Merry Christmas at midnight, teens and young adults in Honduras go...
    • A. 

      To their friends' houses.

    • B. 

      To their grandparents' homes.

    • C. 

      To a bar.

    • D. 

      To bed.

  • 23. 
    There is a moving religious story about a little Mexican boy and a miracle that happened when he gave a gift to Baby Jesus.  This miraculous story is remembered by decorating Mexican homes and churches with...
    • A. 

      Wreaths

    • B. 

      Candles

    • C. 

      Pointsettias

    • D. 

      Nativity scenes

  • 24. 
    On Christmas Day, a parade is held in the center of town and a statue of The Virgin Mary is the centerpiece in...
    • A. 

      Peru

    • B. 

      Argentina

    • C. 

      Ecuador

    • D. 

      Colombia

  • 25. 
    On January 5th, children leave water, grass, and grain for the camels of The Wise Men in...
    • A. 

      Puerto Rico

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      Colombia

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