Published on November 21, 2007
National Hispanic Heritage Month: National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 through October 15 Take this short quiz to test your knowledge of Hispanic history and culture. Questions came from the book, Brain Quest. Hispanic America.: Take this short quiz to test your knowledge of Hispanic history and culture. Questions came from the book, Brain Quest. Hispanic America. Slide3: Question 1 Which country’s flag has red and white stripes, a blue triangle, and one white star? Question 2 In the 18th century, what single thing did Europeans want most from Caribbean Islands? Question 3 On what day does Mexico celebrate its independence? Slide4: Question 4 Which country’s flag has a yellow sun with a human face? Question 5 Who began the conquest of the Inca Empire? Question 6 Who is widely honored in South America as the Liberator? Slide5: Question 8 Which is the largest group of Central Americans in the United States? Question 7 What animal is native to the Andes Mountains and considered a delicacy in Peru and Ecuador? Question 9 What is the most common Hispanic last name in the United States? Slide6: Question 10 Atahualpa was the ruler of what group? Question 12 Who painted the mural, “The History of Mexico”? Question 11 What is the name of the priest that began the Mexican Revolution? Slide7: Question 13 Who led Mexican soldiers to victory on May 5, 1862? Question 14 What county is Our Lady of Guadalupe patron saint of? Question 15 Tenochtitlan was the ancient Aztec name for what city? Slide8: Question 17 The largest island in the Caribbean is? Question 18 Where is the National Forest known as El Yunque? Question 16 What is South America’s smallest Hispanic country? Slide9: Question 19 Where is the ancient Mayan Temple of the Jaguar? Question 20 Machu Pichu is in what country?