Taking the Fifth: Cinco de Mayo Quiz

Everyone loves to celebrate on Cinco de Mayo. What are we celebrating? Take our quiz and find out.

Quiz

Everyone loves to celebrate on Cinco de Mayo. What are we celebrating? Take our quiz and find out.

1. The celebration of Cinco de Mayo commemorates Mexican independence from which country?

  • Spain.
  • France.
  • England.

2. Though Cinco de Mayo is acknowledged in Mexico, when is Mexican Independence Day actually celebrated?

  • September 16.
  • July 14.
  • December 26.

3. We all "Remember the Alamo," but do you remember what year the battle for Texas independence was fought?

  • 1836
  • 1887
  • 1910

4. Some celebrate Cinco de Mayo with tequila. What is tequila made from?

  • Cactus.
  • Wheat.
  • Blue agave.

5. Which of the following films takes place during Mexico's fight for independence from Spain?

  • Treasure of the Sierra Madre.
  • Don Quixote.
  • The Mark of Zorro.

Your Results:

1. The celebration of Cinco de Mayo commemorates Mexican independence from which country?
France.

2. Though Cinco de Mayo is acknowledged in Mexico, when is Mexican Independence Day actually celebrated?
September 16.

3. We all "Remember the Alamo," but do you remember what year the battle for Texas independence was fought?
1836

4. Some celebrate Cinco de Mayo with tequila. What is tequila made from?
Blue agave.

5. Which of the following films takes place during Mexico's fight for independence from Spain?
The Mark of Zorro.

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