Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Cinco De Mayo Trivia Questions and Answers 

Cinco De Mayo Trivia Questions and Answers will be delivering some facts on the special celebration of the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire.

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Q1.In what country is Cinco de Mayo most widely celebrated?
Mexico
Spain
United States of America
France

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Q2. What other holiday is Cinco de Mayo most frequently confused with?
Mexican Independence Day
4th of July
Day of the Dead
Mardi Gras

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Q3.On May 5, 1862, a Mexican militia unexpectedly defeated the French in what battle?
Battle of Puebla
Battle of the Alamo
Battle of Palo Alto
Battle of Buena Vista

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Q4.What French leader sent troops to Mexico in an effort to assert territorial control?
Emperor Napoleon III
Duke of Reichstadt
King Charles X
King Louis XVIII

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Q5.During what decades did Cinco de Mayo celebrations become popular in the U.S.?
1950-1960
1920-1930
1980-1990
2000-2010

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Q6.How many men made up the Mexican militia that defeated the French in the battle on May 5, 1862?
2000
6000
1500
500

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Q7.Who was the President of Mexico in 1862?
Benito Juárez
Pedro Lascuráin
Luis Echeverría Álvarez
Vincente Fox

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Q8. What is the most popular food eaten on Cinco de Mayo in Mexico?
Mole Poblano
Tamales
Taquitos
Tacos

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Q9. Where does the world’s largest Cinco de Mayo celebration take place?
Los Angeles, California
Puebla, Mexico
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico

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Q10.What was the significance of the Mexican militia’s victory over the French in the battle that marked Cinco de Mayo?
A moral victory for the underdog
The end of the Franco-Mexican War
The start of the Mexican Revolution
An example of how to control a territory

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Q11.When is Mexican Independence Day celebrated?
September 16
February 6
November 2
May 5

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Q12. What activities mark Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Mexico?
Military parades and battle reenactments
Tequila drinking competitions
Edward Smith
Taco buffets

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Q13.During what decade did Cinco de Mayo become a ‘drinking holiday’ in the U.S.?
1980’s
1990’s
1970’s
1960’s

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Q14. Who was the leader of the Mexican militia in the battle that marked Cinco de Mayo?
General Ignacio Zaragoza
General Ignacio Zaragoza
General Porfirio Diaz
General Victoriano Huerta

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Q15. What is the name of the town where the infamous Cinco de Mayo battle took place?
Puebla de Los Ángeles
Tijuana
Mexico City
Chihuahua

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Q16. What country mainly celebrated "Cinco de Mayo"?
Mexico
Spain
Venezuela
Colombia

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Q17.What country tried to invade Mexico on "Cinco de Mayo"?
France
England
Spain
France

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Q18. What specific area in Mexico celebrates "Cinco de Mayo" primarily?
Puebla
Pueblo
Oaxaca
Chiapas

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Q19.Who was the leader of the Mexican army?
Ignacio Zaragosa
Ignacio Zaragosa
Napoleon III
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Q20.How many pounds of avocados do Americans consume on Cinco de Mayo?
81 million
8 billion
800,000
80, 000

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Q21.What the American War was happening at the same time as the Franco-Mexican war?
Civil War
World War I
Spanish-American War
Revolutionary War

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Q22.What is the original reason the French intervened in Mexico during this time?
To collect unpaid debts
To take over the country under French rule
As retaliation for Mexican anti-European policies
To obtain land for farming

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Q23. What was the U.S. stance on the French intervention in Mexico?
Remained neutral
Divided loyalties between both sides
Unanimously sided with Mexico
Unanimously sided with France

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Q24. The battle that inspired Cinco de Mayo lasted how long?
4 hours
7 hours
1 month
2 days

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Q25.What was the outcome of the Battle of Puebla?

 
The Mexicans won
The French won.
It was a draw.
Merde in Europe

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