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#1

The Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos has been celebrated for generations. When is the official holiday in Mexico?

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  • October 31

  • November 1

  • November 2

  • November 1-2. It’s a two-day celebration!

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#2

The most famous symbol of Día de los Muertos is this skull. What is it called in spanish?

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  • Calavera de alfeñique

  • Cabeza sucre

  • Muñeca muerta

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#3

Holidays aren’t just for partying. What is the purpose of Día de los Muertos?

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  • To ward off evil spirits.

  • To honor deceased relatives.

  • To prevent future deaths through witchcraft.

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#4

Mesoamerica has seen festivities honoring the dead for a long time. Who were the first residents of Central America to practice this tradition?

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  • Aztecs

  • Mayans

  • Spanish

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#5

This sweet bread was introduced to the holiday by Spanish evangelists. It’s said the pastry is meant to represent the Eucharist. What is this treat called?

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  • Pan de muerto

  • Tarta sucre

  • Azucarola

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#6

Candles are placed on the altar to represent the natural element of fire. Traditionally, how many candles of which color are included?

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  • 7 blue

  • 9 green

  • 12 purple

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