Language / Culture in Spanish-Speaking Countries

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Can you name the aspects of culture in Spanish-speaking countries?

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What is masa harina?
When do you say 'buen provecho'?
In what year did Panama assume control of the Canal Zone?
Which lake lies between Peru and Bolivia?
What is the largest city in the Western Hemisphere?
What spice is used in Spanish hot chocolate?
What are plaintains or plátanos in South America?
What poems became the words to the song 'Guantanamera'?
What is distinctive about enchilades suizas?
What is a Doma?
What place in the city is a ruedo?
What is the national airline of Spain?
What miniature dog originated in Mexico?
Who were Gaspar, Melchor, and Baltasar?
What main avenue in Mexico City was built by Maximilian?
What is menudo?
What is the Spanish term for a person of mixed European and American descent?
What is the flavor of alioli sauce?
What country shares the Iberian Peninsula with Spain?
Which group sang with Tony Orlando?
What are chicharrones?
Which part of the chile is hotter, the flesh or the seeds?
What South American country is named after Simon Bolivar?
What is a gaseosa?
What is the main ingredient in the drink atole?
Which important 20th century Spanish writer was executed during the Spanish Civil War?
San Juan is the capital of which Caribbean island?
What is the northernmost Latin American country?
The official language of the largest South American country is not Spanish. Name the country.
How did Pancho Villa die?
From what country does saffron come?
What Spanish city is the site of Garcia Lorca's birth and death?
What does the white stand for in the Mexican flag?
What is bachata?
What would you buy at a lechería?
What was Julio Iglesias' profession before he became a singer?
What is a mango?
What was the nationality of the poet Jose Martí?
Who wrote Don Juan Tenorio?
Is it cheaper to sit in sol or sombra at a bullfight?
What is Colombia's biggest legal export?
What strait is located between Spain and Morocco?
What is chorizo?
What does the red stand for in the Mexican flag?
Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of which country?
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What metal is mined near Taxco?
Which peninsula did the Mayans inhabit?
What is Enrique Iglesias' nationality?
Name the musical instrument that Andres Segovia played.
This Spanish physician is considered one of the founders of modern neuroscience
The city of Granada housed which Moorish palace?
Which South American countries have no outlet to the sea?
Where is the most famous Roman aqueduct in Spain?
How many trips did Columbus make to the New World?
What is the main ingredient of sopa de ajo?
Who was the Guatemalan woman that won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992?
Chocolate is one of the many ingredients in which Oaxacan sauce?
What are the colors in Bolivia's flag?
This Argentine doctor was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1970
What drink is often served with churros?
From what do Nicaragua's Sandinistas take their name?
Asunción is the capital of which nation?
Quito is the capital of which South American country?
In which U.S. state is the largest concentration of Cuban-Americans?
In what country is the lost city of Machu Picchu?
What instrument did Pablo Casals play?
What is the profession of El Cordobés?
Where did the Moors come from?
For what reason do Spanish people eat grapes at midnight on New Year's Eve?
What would you buy at a carnicería?
What are the afternoon discussions held in a house or salon?
In what country is a canal located that the U.S. completed?
Who is the Nicaraguan writer known as the father of Modernism?
What would one drink through a bombilla?
What is Real Madrid?
What is a tortilla española?
What is sold and made at a pastelería?
Where would one find a salida de los toros?
Many Puerto Rican players of this sport have had successful careers in the States.
In which city is El Prado located?
What is a teatro de marionetas?
Which three countries border Spain?
What Spanish name is equivalent to Paul?
What is the capital of Peru?
What is traditionally not eaten during Lent in many Hispanic countries?
Name the mountain range that divides France and Spain
Where did paella become a specialty?
What is the largest country in Central America?
Where will you usually find the primary cathedral in a town?
What is the largest city in Spain?
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Name the most successful and internationally known Spanish filmmaker.
In what North American city is Chapultepec Park?
What famous Puerto Rican woman played in West Side Story?
Who is the director of El Laberinto del Fauno or Pan's Labyrinth?
What dance mimics the bullfight?
What is a torero?
Where do Mexicans go on All Souls Day?
What would you find at the Plaza Garibaldi in Mexico City?
In bullfighting, what is the name of the stick hidden in a little red cape?
On which continent is Spain located?
What is the main ingredient in pozole?
What is the body of water between Baja California and the Mexican mainland?
What is the river that forms part of the border between Mexico and the U.S.?
What is sung on a person's birthday in Mexico?
What are the two main ingredients in arroz con pollo?
With what do you play castanets?
What is the largest Spanish-speaking country in South America?
What are the two main staples of the Mexican diet?
What would you beat with a molinillo?
Who led the northern revolutionary troops in the Mexican Civil War?
What is the nut used for mazapán?
What two animals appear on the Mexican flag?
What are Bolera, Fandango, and Flamenco?
What are tapas in Spain?
What is the largest fresh-water lake in South America?
What does RENFE refer to?
When does one eat desayuno?
What is the capital of Nicaragua?
In which country does the Amazon River begin?
What is the nationality of the famous 1970's group 'Menudo'?
When would a Spanish person have a merienda?
What Chilean province, famed for its giant statues, is located over 2000 miles west of the South American coast?
Name the language of the largest South American country that does not speak Spanish.
What beverage was reserved for priests and royalty among the Aztecs?
In what are tamales wrapped?
From what kind of plant is tequila extracted?
From where is the Jarabe Tapatío?
How many Spanish-speaking countries are there in South America?
What is a cold vegetable soup from Andalucia?
What color beans are generally used in Cuba?
Name a famous egg custard of the Spanish-speaking world
What is the shape of churros?
What is ceviche?
Which South American nation is a member of OPEC?
Who was the first Latin American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature?

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