Cinco de Mayo Trivia

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Fun Cinco de Mayo trivia

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Question 1

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Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of which national heritage?
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  • Spanish
  • French
  • Brazilian
  • American
  • Mexican

Question 2

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As a holiday, Cinco de Mayo is meant to commemorate
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  • The fight for independence
  • A national hero
  • A historic battle
  • The founding of a social movement
  • None of these answers

Question 3

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Is Cinco de Mayo an official federal holiday in Mexico?
Answer
  • Yes, it is the country’s most important holiday
  • No, it is not a federal holiday

Question 4

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How do people celebrate Cinco de Mayo? (Best Answer)
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  • Showcase Mexican heritage
  • Take part in political rallies and parades
  • Reenact the famous Battle of Puebla

Question 5

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Which other holiday (from around the world) most resembled Cinco de Mayo in meanings?
Answer
  • Chinese New Year
  • St. Patrick Day
  • Oktoberfest
  • Boxing Day
  • Victory Day

Question 6

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Cinco de Mayo is also known as Mexico’s Independence Day.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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What does the term “Cinco de Mayo” mean in English?
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  • Mayan Day
  • Celebration of May
  • The Fifth of May
  • None of these answers

Question 8

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Which of these items is an essential part of Cinco de Mayo celebrations? (Best Answer)
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  • Festive food
  • Traditional music
  • Folk dance
  • All of these answers

Question 9

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Singer Herb Alpert recorded a song titled Cinco de Mayo in his hit single Spanish Flea.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 10

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The famous Battle of Puebla was between Mexican forces and the
Answer
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Americans
  • Mayans
  • Germans

Question 11

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What year was the first Cinco de Mayo’s observance?
Answer
  • 1662
  • 1762
  • 1863
  • 1962
  • Unknown

Question 12

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Cinco de Mayo is a state holiday in California.
Answer
  • True
  • False