Culture in Spanish-Speaking Countries

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

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

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