Quiz: How Much Do You ACTUALLY Know About Cinco De Mayo?

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What does Cinco de Mayo celebrate? What do Mexicans celebrate on May 5? Cinco de Mayo in 11 questions to test your knowledge.

 May 05, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

"Cinco de Mayo" is originally a celebration of:
The Battle of Puebla
Mexico’s Independence Day
Harvest time in Mexico

2 of 15Pick your answer!

Mexico's actual Independence Day is on:
September 16th
May 5th
October 1st

3 of 15Pick your answer!

What are the colors of the Mexican Flag?
Yellow, white and green
Blue, white and red
Red, white and green

4 of 15Pick your answer!

What made the Mexican victory in The Battle of Puebla so surprising?
The Mexican army had mostly female soldiers.
The French force had more soldiers and they were better equipped.
The French had digital revolvers.

5 of 15Pick your answer!

On May 5 of 1862, Mexicans won the battle against____________.
The French army.
The American army.
The Chinese army.

6 of 15Pick your answer!

The famous Battle of Puebla took place in:
Mexico City

7 of 15Pick your answer!

"Cinco de Mayo" translated to English is...
5 Mayans
Mayo number 5
The Fifth Of May

8 of 15Pick your answer!

_________ Zaragoza Seguín was the Mexican general that defeated the French.

9 of 15Pick your answer!

Shortly after his famous victory, at the age of 33, General Zaragoza died of____________.
Typhoid fever
Mad Cow Disease

10 of 15Pick your answer!

Fiesta Broadway, the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration in the world, is held in:
New Zealand
Los Angeles

11 of 15Pick your answer!

Colorado holds a _________ on Cinco de Mayo
taco eating contest
jalapeños eating contest
guacamole eating contest

12 of 15Pick your answer!

Cinco de Mayo was first celebrated in the United States in the___

13 of 15Pick your answer!

Which items are NOT part of the Cinco de Mayo Celebration:
Fried chicken
Mole poblano
Mariachi Band

14 of 15Pick your answer!

Chiles en Nogada is a traditional dish made with_______
avocados, onions, tomatoes and coriander
walnut sauce, pomegranate seeds and parsley
stuffed peppers, lime juice and rice

15 of 15Pick your answer!

Americans consume _______ pounds of avocados during Cinco de Mayo
over 10 million
over 20 million
over 80 million
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