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

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