Hispanic America Quiz
Whose flag has a yellow sun with a human face?
- The sun on Uruguay's flag is called the Sun of May.
Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patron saint of what country?
- Our Lady of Guadalupe is the Virgin Mary. She first revealed herself to a Mexican Indian, Juan Diego, in the 17th century.
On what day does Mexico celebrate its independence?
- "Diecissis septiembre" is the day in 1810 when the struggle for independence began.
According to the the Census Bureau, about how many Hispanics live in the U.S.?
- Hispanics are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population.
Whose flag has red and white stripes, a blue triangle and one white star?
- The Cuban flag looks similar but its stripes are blue and the triangle is red.
If you had the most common Hispanic last name in the U.S., would you be named . . .
- Martinez and Rodriguez are the second and third most common.
Which animal is native to the Andes Mountains
- Guinea pigs are a favorite food in Ecuador and Peru.
Which is the largest group of Central Americans in the U.S.?
- As of 2000, there were 655,000 people in the U.S. with roots in El Salvador.
People born in Puerto Rico are citizens of what country?
- Puerto Ricans gained U.S. citizenship in 1917.
What's in the beak of the eagle that sits in the center of the Mexican flag?