Quiz: How Much Do You Know About “Cinco de Mayo”?

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“Cinco de Mayo” is celebrated on May 5th in Mexico. It means “fifth of May”, and it is known as a festival of Mexican heritage and pride that celebrates the triumphant victory of the Mexicans over the French in 1862 at the Battle of Puebla. Celebrating “Cinco de Mayo” has become increasingly popular where there are a high population of people with a Mexican heritage. In these areas the holiday is a celebration of Mexican culture, food, music, beverage and customs. Take this quiz to find out how much you know — and learn along the way!


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#1. What tribe of Indians helped Mexico at the Battle of La Puebla?

#2. Where is “Cinco de Mayo” primarily celebrated?

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#3. What is the reason for Cinco de Mayo?

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#4. Chandler, Arizona does what “extra” fun event for Cinco de Mayo?

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#5. What phrase is shouted at the end of Cinco de Mayo to honor Mexico's fight for independence?

#6. According to the California Avocado Commission, how many pounds of avocados are consumed by Americans at Cinco de Mayo every year?

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#7. True or False? Cinco de Mayo is also known as “Mexican Independence Day”

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#8. What is one of the most consumed foods on “Cinco de Mayo” during celebrations?

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#9. What country tried to invade Mexico on "Cinco de mayo"?

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#10. What does "cinco de mayo" mean in English?

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Celebrate Cinco De Mayo on Clifton Hill!

Looking for a great place to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo? Come together at Clifton Hill for an inspired celebration! The Hill will definitely make you want to fiesta all day long with great restaurants and attractions keeping you busy! Food is a big part of the traditional celebration, and you can find some Mexican style fare at Boston Pizza and Kelsey’s on Clifton Hill! Sip a nice cold MARAGRITA on one of our patios and enjoy the Flat Pan Nachos and Quesadillas at Kelsey’s or yummy soft tacos or create your own Mexican inspired pizza at Boston Pizza!

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