Holiday Quiz / Day of the Dead

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Can you answer these questions about the Day of the Dead?

 Plays Quiz Updated Nov 1, 2018

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Beginning on October 31st and ending on ______, the Day of the Dead is a public holiday in Mexico
This traditional Mexican bread is baked during the weeks leading up to the Day of the Dead.
Known in Mexico as 'cempasĂșchil', this flower is used to decorate altars and graves
This character, created by José Guadalupe Posada, is a female skeleton dressed only in a hat befitting the fashion of the Mexican upper class.
An _____ is an altar in which people place the deceased person's favorite food items, photo, religious symbols and personal items of the deceased.
This Mexican decorative craft, used to decorate houses and altars, is made out of paper cut into elaborate designs
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In the Guatemalan town of Sumpango, colorful giant ______ are flown during the local Day of the Dead festivities
These two colors are used on the decorations to symbolize mourning. One color is in the Christian tradition and the other is for the Mexamerican tradition.
This Mexican candy is a representation of a human skull made from sugar, chocolate or other ingredients.
These 19th century representations of human skeletons are used to represent the joy of the afterlife.
Most traditional altars are built in three levels, representing ______, _____ and _____.
As part of the tradition, a little amount of this is placed on the altars as a symbol of purification.

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