Test Yourself! Take Our 2nd Hispanic Heritage Month Quiz

by Stephen A. Nuño /  / Updated 
Members of the Ballet Folklorico Festival from San Antonio, Texas, carry in flags representing nations of Hispanic heritage during a ceremony before an NFL football game between the Atlanta Falcons andthe Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys and the NFL are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth )Michael Ainsworth / AP

1. Latinos outnumber non-Latino whites in New Mexico and one other state. Which state is it?

A. Texas

B. Florida

C. New York

D. California

2. This astronaut became the first Hispanic-American woman in space aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery.

A. Candy Torres

B. Diana Albarrán Chicas

C. Ellen Ochoa

D. Serena M. Auñón

3. This adorable Latina is the Family Ambassador for NYC.

A. Selena Gomez

B. Dora the Explorer

C. Mafalda

D. Eva Longoria

4. This world-renowned 19th century Puerto Rican Impressionist painter was a contemporary of Claude Monet and other famous artists.

A. Francisco Oller

B. José Campeche

C. Roberto Moya

D. Francisco Rodón

5. This Latino Director won Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay.

A. Pablo Larraín

B. Alejandro González Iñárritu

C. Guillermo del Toro

D. Robert Rodriguez

6. This "King of Bachata" sold out Yankee Stadium TWICE and has over half a billion views on YouTube for his hit song, "Propuesta Indecente".

A. Juan Luis Guerra

B. Prince Royce

C. Joe Veras

D. Romeo Santos

7. This Mexican chemist helped revolutionize the women's movement as the co-inventor of the first oral contraceptive in 1951.

A. Luis Miramontes

B. Mario Molina

C. Manuel Sandoval Vallarta

D. Esther Orozco

8. This Dominican-American slugger adoringly known in Boston as "Big Papi" just hit his 500th career home run this month.

A. Jose Canseco

B. Alex Rodriguez

C. David Ortiz

D. Sammy Sosa

9. This car racer became the first full-time Latino NASCAR driver.

A. Jorge Arteaga

B. Carlos Contreras

C. Daniel Suárez

D. Adrian Fernández

10. The Fiestas Patrias celebration in commemoration of Peru's independence from Spain occurs on which day?

A. July 4th

B. September 12

C. September 18

D. July 28

Answers: 1. D 2. C 3. B 4. A 5. B 6. D 7. A 8. C 9. C 10. D