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

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

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