Hispanic Heritage Month is well under way and after a couple of weeks of providing you some stories and facts about our American Hispanic heritage, we figure you are becoming near experts.
Take the second of our quizzes to test what you've gleaned and to learn some additional facts found outside our pages.
Answers (no peeking!) below or just click on the question as you go along, but after you've tried to answer on your own.
What is the percentage of Hispanics who live in just three states in the U.S?
The estimated buying power of the U.S. Hispanic population is:
A. $5 billion
B. $1.2 trillion
C. $500 million
D. $10 billion
The top-grossing Spanish-speaking Hollywood movie is:
A. Y Tu Mamá También
B. Pan’s Labyrinth
C. Instructions Not Included
D. The Official Story
The Dominican Republic’s signature plaintain dish is:
A. Moros y cristianos
What movie gave Cantinflas wider appeal with U.S. audiences and non-Latinos?
A. Viva Zapata!
C. Around the World in Eighty Days
D. Born in East LA
Who was the first Latino elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame?
A. Roberto Clemente
B. Sammy Sosa
C. Rod Carew
D. Ted Williams
The phrase "Wise Latina" gained popularity after Sonia Sotomayor was nominated for:
A. An Academy award
C. Kennedy Center Honors
D. The Supreme Court
Hector P. Garcia founded the GI Forum to help:
A. Latino veterans fight for social justice
B. Get a Latino version of the GI Joe action figure
C. Advocate for legalization of Dreamers
D. Re-elect President Barack Obama
Opposition to California’s Proposition 187 is credited with the following:
A. Improving Latino political engagement in California
B. Encouraging people to become citizens
C. Helping elect more Latinos to public office
D. All of the above
Who was the first Latina elected to Congress?
A. Sonia Sotomayor
B. Eva Longoria
C. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
D. Lucille Roybal-Allard
The 2008 film “Celia the Queen” is about:
A. A Latina rap artist
B. The last queen of the Inca empire
C. The evil queen in a Latino version of Snow White
D. A Cuban singer and global artist
B, B, C, C, C, D, D, D, D, C, D