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One of the greatest heroes in South America's movement toward independence from Spain does not have a last name that sounds Hispanic. Who was he and what country did he help liberate? Bernardo O'Higgins - Chile
The national drink of this South American country is called mate. It is brewed from the leaves of a type of holly tree and drunk through a straw out of a gourd. What is the country? Argentina
This beautiful Latina model and actress is well-known for TV/movie roles and commercials for Pepsi and Covergirl. Who is she and where is she from? Sofia Vergara - Colombia
The ruins of two Maya cities are popular tourist stops near Cancun in Mexico. What are their names? Tulum, Chichen Itza
One of the most famous barrios in Mexico City is known for its art galleries, shops, clubs, restaurants and the statue El Angel De la Independencia. What is this area called? la zona rosa
When referring to Mexico City, Mexicans use the abbreviation D.F. What do these initials stand for and what is the meaning in English? Distrito Federal
Easter Island lies 2,300 miles west of South America in the Pacific Ocean. It is famous for ancient statues, some weighing up to 90 tons and 40 ft. tall. To what country does Easter Island belong? Chile
What is the name of a small stringed instrument similar to a ukulele and originally made with an armadillo shell, and where did it originate? Charango - Bolivia
The quinceanos is an event celebrated by many Hispanic families. It includes a church service followed by a big party. What event is being celebrated? quinceaƱera
This game, originating in Spain, is fast & dangerous. Players wear a basket on one hand and try to catch a small hardball traveling up to 180 mph. What is it? jai-alai
Ancient Mayan ruins called Copan are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for their beauty and historical importance. In which country is Copan located? Honduras
A popular young Mexican-American singer from Texas was killed in 1995 by a fan. Who was this singer? Selena Quintanilla
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