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Spanish 4A Trivia Tuesday
Terms in this set (50)
When do Mexicans celebrate the anniversary of the Batalla de Puebla?
What monarchs paid for Columbus' trip?
Fernando and Isabel
Name Columbus' 3 ships?
la nina, la Pinta, la Santa Maria
In what region of Spain did flamenco originate?
Why do Spaniards eat 12 grapes at midnight on December 31?
For good luck
What other country shares the Iberian Peninsula with Spain?
What is a paella?
Spanish dish of rice with chicken, vegetables, seafood
What painter is considered both French and Spanish?
What is mestizo?
a person of mixed Spanish and Indian blood
Who was the Mexican leader at; the Alamo?
What general became the dictator of Spain after the civil war?
In what year did the Spanish Civil War start?
What sick child became the conqueror of Mexico?
What is a tortilla espanola?
omelet with potato and onion
El Dia de los Inocentes is similar to which American day?
April Fool's day
What musical instruments played by hand accompany many Spanish dances?
The bear and the tree are symbols of what Spanish city?
When do Spanish children receive Christmas gifts?
Who is the national hero of Spain?
What 2 food are most common in the Mexican diet?
rice and beans
What is the capital of Costa Rica?
What is the significance of kilometro zero?
All distances in Spain are measured from here
What is the name of the most faous soccer team in Spain ?
What is the capital of El Salvador?
What is the most famous novel of Cervantes?
Don Quizote de la Mancha
When is the la Semana Santa in Spain?
the week before Easter
From what country is the famous Evita Peron?
What is the name of the game of pelota from the basque country of Spain?
What was the profession of El Cordobes?
What is a bocadillo?
What are the 3 countries that border Mexico?
The USA, Guatemala and Belize
Who was the dictator of Spain during the 2nd World War?
What did Vasco Nunez de Bilboa discover?
the Pacific Ocean
What is the main ingredient in Guacamole?
Who were the first to incorporate arches in architecture?
Is it cheaper to sit in the sun or the shade at a bull fight?
Who wears a traje de luces?
What is the name of the lake that is between Peru and Bolivia?
Where is the tango from?
What strange ingredient is in mole poblano sauce?
What is the capital of Nicaragua?
What metal is mined near Tazco, Mexico?
What type of oil is used in Spanish cooking?
From what civilization is the ancient city of Tikal?
Who wrote "Don Quizote de la Mancha"?
Miguel de Cervantes
Who is the Robin Hood of Mexico?
When is la Noche Vieja?
On what was the aztec city of Tenochtitlan constructed?
What is the shape of un Ojo de Dios?
What animal did the Spaniards bring to the Americans?
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