February 6, 2013

Our Cinco de Mayo quiz is a long-time reader favorite. Since it isn’t too early to start making your Cinco de Mayo plans, we’re offering it again this year.  You can print it and give it to customers on May 5, then reward them with coupons or special giveaways if they get a perfect score!

Cinco de Mayo quiz

1) What historic event does May 5 commemorate?

            a) Mexican Independence Day

            b) The Battle of Oaxaca

            c) The Battle of Puebla

2) Where is Cinco de Mayo primarily celebrated in Mexico?

            a) Throughout the country

            b) Mostly in the state capital city of Puebla and throughout the state of               


            c) It isn’t celebrated in Mexico

3) Who fought the Battle of Puebla?

            a) The Mexicans and the French

            b) The Mexicans and the English

            c) The Mexicans and the Germans

4) Who is Ignacio Zaragoza Sequin?

            a) The current president of Mexico

            b) The general who led the Mexican militia on May 5

            c) The first president of Mexico

5) Who won the battle?

            a) The French

            b) The Mexicans

            c) The English

6) In Mexico, the focus of Cinco de Mayo celebrations is:

            a) Drinking margaritas

            b) Nothing—they don’t celebrate in Mexico

            c) Celebrating with parades, music, dancing and other festivities

Answers: 1-c; 2-b; 3-a; 4-b; 5-b; 6-c

February 6, 2013

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