the quiz to test your knowledge on The Day of the Dead!
On what date is Day of the Dead celebrated?
of the Dead
is what in Spanish?
Dia de la Comida
Dia de el Baile
Dia de los Amigos
Dia de los Muertos
3. Sugar Skulls are
Lollipops in the shape of a skull
A skull made out of sugar
A sugar cookie shaped like a skull
feature displayed in
The Aztec god of the underworld
The Aztec god of the wind
The Aztec god of the ocean
The Aztec god of this holiday
5. Why are masks important
to the celebration of the Day of the Dead?
Because they look cool
Because people want
to use them to become living skeletons
Because they are an
important decorative feature
Because people's true identity is hidden
6. Why is The Day of the Dead a popular holiday?
dressing up like skeletons
People can get in touch
with their ancient ancestors
People dance to the traditional songs
Because people like making all the traditional foods.
7. What are some of
the most popular foods that are eaten?
Bread of the Dead
All of the Above
8. Dulce de Calabaza
is made out of what?
9. Babies and children
who die go to live their afterlife where?
10. Day of the Dead
is commonly mistaken as what holiday?
All Saints' Day
All Souls' Day
11. Tonatiuh is what?
A mixture of cornmeal, meat, spices, and chicken wrapped around
The place of the Dead
An offering presented to ancient ancestors
The place in the Sun where people who died a violent death go.
12. Calaveras are what?
Skeletons that are used as a decorative feature
Sugar skulls made to celebrate the Day of the Dead
The Spanish name for corn
Flowers of the clouds which are placed on altars
13. What did Spanish
conquistadors try to do?
Tried to convert Aztecs to Christianity
Tried to join in on the celebration on the Day of the Dead
Tried to change the Aztec calendar from 18 months to 12 months
Tried to organize veintenas