Holidays in Spanish Speaking Countries


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Latin America and Spain often commemorate their Independence Days with _____.

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1. St. Valentine's Day is celebrated the 14th of February in all Latin American countries except for _____.

2. What do individuals sing for nine days before Christmas? In other words, how do you say 'carols' in Spanish?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Try this multiple-choice quiz to test your knowledge of holidays that are celebrated in Spanish speaking countries. To pass the quiz, you'll need to translate the names of particular holidays and know which countries celebrate them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Know the Spanish name for Epiphany
  • Name the Spanish speaking country that doesn't celebrate Valentine's Day on February 14th
  • Translate the word 'carol' in Spanish
  • Identify the country that celebrates the Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice
  • Remember where El Año Nuevo Aymara is celebrated

Skills Practiced

The quiz helps you exercise the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Spanish vocabulary to translate the word 'carol' into Spanish
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding holidays that are celebrated in Spanish speaking countries
  • Reading comprehension - draw important holiday vocabulary words from the related Spanish lesson

Additional Learning

For a deeper look at Spanish holiday vocabulary, check out the related lesson, Holidays in Spanish Speaking Countries. The lesson goes over the following learning objectives:

  • Differentiate between Christian Catholic celebrations, national celebrations and international days in countries that primarily speak Spanish
  • Describe how Spanish speaking countries typically celebrate holidays
  • Learn why some countries have moved certain holidays to Mondays