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

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