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

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