Quiz: Only A True Mexican Will Be Able To Pass This Quinceanera Test


Happy birthday, sweet fifteen!

This is a trivia quiz about the fiesta de quinceañera, a celebration, in Latin American culture, of a girl's fifteenth birthday.

 Apr 22, 2017
1 of 10Pick your answer!
In Spanish the word quinceañera refers to _________.
a fifteen-year-old girl
the Mass before the elaborate birthday party
the celebration of a girl's fifteenth birthday
2 of 10Pick your answer!
A traditional Argentinian fiesta de quince begins with the quinceañera and her father ________.
thanking the quinceañera's mother for her role in raising her
lighting candles
dancing the waltz
3 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a Tree of Life at a South American fiesta de quince?
a candle-lighting ceremony
a tiara decorated with botanical motifs
a decoration similar to a Christmas tree
4 of 10Pick your answer!
Some Mexican quince celebrations involve the girl publicly putting on ______ to symbolize her coming of age.
a lace veil to wear over her hair in church
a ring similar to an engagement ring
a pair of high heels
5 of 10Pick your answer!
At a Mexican quince celebration, a chambelán de honor is ________.
a choreographed dance performed by the quinceañera and her father
a male friend or cousin who acts as the quinceañera's dance partner
a piece of jewelry worn by the quinceañera
6 of 10Pick your answer!
A recalentado is __________.
a candle-lighting ceremony
a family brunch the day after the fiesta de quinceañera
a photo album commemorating the fiesta de quince
7 of 10Pick your answer!
In the context of a fiesta de quince, the damas are _________.
young women who perform a function at the party similar to bridesmaids
the mother, godmother, and aunts of the quinceañera
female saints whose feast days are near the time of the fiesta de quince
8 of 10Pick your answer!
In Mexico, the most traditional color for a quinceañera's dress is _________.
9 of 10Pick your answer!
A typical party favor given to guests at a fiesta de quince is __________.
wine glasses
10 of 10Pick your answer!
Immediately preceding the fiesta de quinceañera, there is usually a ____________.
family brunch
slide presentation of family photos
Catholic Mass
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