Day of the Dead
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The type of flower frequently placed on altars or used for decorations is the... 
    answer choices
    marigold
    daffodil
    rose
    carnation
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Halloween and The Day of the Dead are the same thing.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What are the "calaveritas" made of?

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    Marshmallow

    Butter

    Flour

    Sugar

  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q.

    The elaborate altar created in honor of deceased relatives is called:

    answer choices

    calavera

    ofrenda

    mole

    papel picado

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. The Spanish translation for Day of the Dead is:
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    Cinco de Mayo
    Feliz Navidad
    Mi día favorito
    Día de los Muertos
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The sweet bread that is often placed on altars is called:

    answer choices

    pan dulce

    pan de manzana

    pan pan

    pan de muerto

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Ofrendas are often decorated with:
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    photos of the deceased
    flowers, specifically marigolds
    candles
    all of these
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When do Mexican families honor their dead?

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    Same day as Thanksgiving

    October 31

    November 1 & 2

    May 5

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. During this holiday, families remember
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    Dead friends
    Ancestors
    Dead family members
    All of these
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    On November 1 many Mexican families are celebrating the return of. . .

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    the dead adults

    the children's spirits

    the presidents' spirits

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is not a common Day of the Dead tradition?

    answer choices

    Making altars

    Cleaning and decorating graves

    Gathering in the streets

    Hiding colored eggs

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why is this holiday celebrated?

    answer choices

    To extend Halloween celebrations

    Because of the food

    To keep away evil spirits

    To honor the spirits of the loved ones returning to visit family and friends

  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q.

    These flowers are called....

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    Cempazuchitl (marigold)

    flor Purpura (purple flower)

    lavanda (lavendar)

    anémona (anemone)

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This typical Mexican decoration is called. . .

    answer choices

    el mole

    calavera

    papel picado

    la ofrenda

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Dia de los Muertos is celebrated with 
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    parades
    music
    skull masks
    all the answers are correct
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. The Day of the Dead is usually a celebration that is 
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    scary
    sad
    happy
    boring
  • Question 17
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    Q.

    For Day of the Dead, people set up altars and put out:

    answer choices

    items/gifts in honor of the dead

    Halloween decorations

    nothing - they do not do this

  • Question 18
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    Q.

    They use skeletons as a common motif to represent

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    their fear of dying

    the spirits of their loved ones

    "life after death"

  • Question 19
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    Q.

    They use marigold petals to form . . .

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    a special food for the dead

    a decorative design on the ground

    a path from the altar to the grave

  • Question 20
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    Q.

    They light candles to help guide. . .

    answer choices

    the children to the park

    the dead spirits to the family's altar

    the Mexicans to the plaza

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