Hispanic/Latin American Holidays
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The image depicts which holiday festival?
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    La Tomatina
    Day of the Dead
    Easter
  • Question 2
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    Q. This image represents the holiday of...
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    Three Kings Day
    Day of the Dead
    Cinco de Mayo
  • Question 3
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    Q. This country's flag indicates what country's Independence Day?
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    Mexican Independence Day
    July the 4th
    Cinco de Mayo
  • Question 4
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    Q. This island's parade is very popular in New York.
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    Semana Santa
    Thanksgiving Day Parade
    Puerto Rican Day Parade
  • Question 5
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    Q. This festival's purpose is to commemorate this country's citizens defeating the French Army.
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    Mexico's Cinco De Mayo
    Spain's Semana Santa
    Spain's National Day
  • Question 6
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    Q. This festival can get dangerous if accidentally gored by a bull's sharp horns.
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    Fiesta de San Fermin
    Epiphany
    Carnaval
  • Question 7
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    Q. The focus of the fiesta is the creation and destruction of ninots (“puppets” or “dolls”), which are huge cardboard, wood, paper-machè and plaster statues.  A popular theme is poking fun at corrupt politicians and Spanish celebrities.  Each year, one of the ninots is spared from destruction by popular vote. 
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    Las Fallas
    Mardi Gras
    Three Kings Day
  • Question 8
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    Q. These wise men, otherwise known as the Magi, found the divine child by following a star across the desert for twelve days to Bethlehem. Melchior, Caspar, and Balthazar — representing Europe, Arabia, and Africa respectively — traveled by horse, camel, and elephant in order to present baby Jesus with three symbolic gifts.
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    Hispanic Day
    Three Kings Day
    Carnival
  • Question 9
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    Q. This extended holiday is elaborately celebrated each year in Spain. This is the week preceding Easter Sunday or Pascua.
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    Semana Santa
    Cinco de Mayo
    Christmas
  • Question 10
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    Q. This holiday is celebrated the day before Christmas in the Hispanic Culture.
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    Nochebuena
    New Year's Eve
    Easter
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