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How much do you know about Mexico?

4.4
(19 votes)
16 questions
English
1

What do mexicans always have in their fridges?

Jalapeños

Tortillas

Cream

Ice cream

70% got this right

2

These are the most commmon mexican surnames, can you put them in order of occurrence?

1.

Hernández

2.

García

3.

Martínez

4.

López

Easy  93% got this right

According to the latest 2022 census in Mexico, the surname 'Hernández' is the most frequently occurring.
3

How many times have Mexico been host of the FIFA Worldcup?

2

0

1

3

42% got this right

Mexico hosted the World Cup in 1970 and 1986. It will once again be a host country in 2026, alongside Canada and the U.S
4

Where is Mexico located?

73% got this right

The full translation and meaning of the word in nahuatl language ‘Mexico’ would be ‘in the moon’s belly button’.
5

Antonio Vivaldi composed an opera inspired in a Mexican ruler?

TRUE

FALSE

63% got this right

Motezuma, RV 723, is an opera in three acts by Antonio Vivaldi loosely based on the life of the Aztec ruler.
6

Independence Day is celebrated in Mexico on this date:

September 16th

March 21st

May 5th

November 2nd

43% got this right

While the official day is September 16th, Porfirio Díaz changed the celebration to September 15th to match his birthday.
7

What is the most popular mexican breakfast?

Chilaquiles

Birria

Burritos

Tacos

40% got this right

Chilaquiles of course!
8

The famous square where mariachis gather in Mexico City shares name with an italian libertator?

TRUE

FALSE

55% got this right

The square honors Giuseppe Garibaldi's grandson who fought alongside Pancho Villa during the Mexican Revolution.
9

In which mexican city was famous Caesar Salad created?

Tijuana

Gudalajara

Mexico City

Morelia

Hard  25% got this right

Caesar salad was invented in the early 1920s by Caesar Cardini, an Italian chef who owned a restaurant in Tijuana.
10

What is the name of the "mexican" town located amid the french alps?

Barcelonette

Allos

Jausiers

Vars

Hard  19% got this right

Its streets are named after famous Mexicans and every August celebrates with mariachis, tequila and mexican flags.
11

Where is Aguascalientes located?

Hard  20% got this right

12

What was Pancho Villa's real name?

Doroteo Arango

Francisco I. Madero

Pánfilo Natera

Tomás Urbina

Hard  26% got this right

It’s at odds with his macho-man image, but Pancho Villa who was also known as the "Centaur of the North", never drank.
13

Tequila is the name of a:

Beverage

Town

Aztec hero

Mayan ruler

80% got this right

Tequila, Jalisco is the birthplace of the drink that bears its name, made from the blue agave plant, native to this area
14

How many fights did Julio César Chávez go undefeated?

90

38

42

50

Hard  15% got this right

Chávez went 90 fights without defeat. He accumulated 89 wins and only one draw, until he then lost on January 29, 1994.
15

Are there any castles in Mexico?

Yes

No

77% got this right

Chapultepec Castle is the most famous, but there are at least five. Aguascalientes, has one, the Ortega-Douglas Castle.
16

The largest pyramid in the world is located in Mexico?

TRUE

FALSE

52% got this right

The Great Pyramid of Cholula holds the Guinness World Record as the largest pyramid by volume ever constructed (3.3M m3)