Welcome to Dia De Muretos: Day of the Dead trivia! Dia De Muretos is a traditional Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Latin America to honor, remember and celebrate the lives of those who have passed away. Although the exact origins are unknown, traditions date back to pre-Columbian times and involve paying homage to deceased family members, friends, and loved ones. This celebration can be seen in the colorful, vibrant decorations and festivities, including marigold-covered altars, sugar skull-making, parades, and processions. Let's see how much you know about this important cultural holiday with our trivia questions!
1) What is the name of the traditional Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world?
2) On what date is Dia De Muertos celebrated?
3) What type of offering is traditionally placed on ofrendas (altars)?
4) What color typically symbolizes the joy of life in Dia De Muertos celebrations?
5) According to Dia De Muertos tradition, what type of bread is used to feed the dead?
6) What does the word "Calavera" mean in Spanish?
7) What type of flower is traditionally used for altar decorations?
8) What are Catrinas?
9) What is Calaveras literature?
10) What is the practice of visiting the graves of relatives called?
11) What type of food is placed on the altar for deceased adults?
12) What type of food is placed on the altar for deceased children?
13) How is Death personified in Dia De Muertos tradition?
14) What type of animal is often associated with Dia De Muertos?
15) What type of art is associated with Dia De Muertos?
16) What type of dance is performed in some Dia De Muertos celebrations?
17) Why do some people paint their faces with skulls during Dia De Muertos?
18) What is a cempasuchil?
19) What are los Dias de los Angelitos?
20) What type of activity is practiced in Dia De Muertos?
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