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  1. What is Mexico's official name (in English): Mexico; Republic of Mexico; United States of Mexico; or United Mexican States?
  2. Mexico is dissected by the: Equator; Tropic of Cancer; Tropic of Capricorn; None of these?
  3. In terms of public footfall, Benito Juárez in Mexico City is Latin America's 2nd busiest: Airport; Railway station; Shopping mall; or Police station?
  4. Alejandro Amaya, Carlos Arruza, Jaime Bravo and Carmelo Torres are famous Mexican: Footballers; Political leaders; Artists; or Bullfighters?
  5. What globally popular footwear originated more than 500 years ago in Mexico: Huarache; Flip-flop; Wedge; or Stiletto?
  6. The Mexican War of Independence 1810-1821 ended colonial rule by which nation, since 1521?
  7. Bolsa Mexicana de Valores is the Mexican: Secret police; Stock exchange; Judiciary; or Railway system?
  8. Our Lady of Guadalupe, in Mexico City, is an alternative symbolic title for what/whom?
  9. Name the Mexican founder of the vast corporation Grupo Carso, and the world's richest man 2010-13?
  10. What has uniquely happened twice at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City (1970 and 1986)?
  11. The highly regarded Mexican organization UNAM, and its popular website unam.mx, is a: University; Bank; Supermarket; or Casino?
  12. The traditional popular Mexican event/skill Jaripeo involves what creature: Eagle; Dog; Bull; or Boar?
  13. Meaning 'conquerors' what name was given to the 16th century soldiers and pioneers who invaded Mexico?
  14. How many North American railway metro systems are busier than Mexico City's metro: 1; 2; 3 or 4?
  15. Comprising 100 centavos, and derived from 'gold/silver weights' what is the currency of Mexico?
  16. The coat of arms of Mexico's emblem, flag and seal feature which two creatures?
  17. What iconic Mexican item is named from the translation of 'shade maker'?
  18. Name the Mexican author and Toltec teacher whose works include the hugely popular book The Four Agreements?
  19. The Yucatan Channel (or Straits of Yucatan) is a 120-mile strait in the Gulf of Mexico between Mexico and: Cuba; Florida; Brazil; or Hawaii?
  20. What disease, introduced by invading forces, killed millions of indigenous Mexican people in the early 1500s?
  21. Which small dog breed originated in Mexico and is named after a central northern state?
  22. What is Mexico's most commonly used language?
  23. What two-word name given to Mexico's mountain ranges means 'Mother Mountains'?
  24. The Mexican Empire of the Triple Alliance dated 1428-1521, and the people of that region, are more commonly known by what relatively modern European term?
  25. Pumas, Tigres, Jaguares, Xolos, and Chivas are popular Mexican what?
  26. What is the international telephone dialling code for Mexico: 22; 32; 42; or 52?
  27. The official national sport of Mexico, the charreada (or charrería), involves: Horse-riding; Boating/surfing; Soccer; or Baseball?
  28. Existing from 1921-2010, Mexicana, was Mexico's (and one of the world's) oldest continuous what?
  29. The drink Tequila is named after a Mexican: Cactus; Town; Chef; or Dance?
  30. In Mexico how many cheek kisses are customary in greetings between women friends, or a woman and man: None; One; Two; or Three?

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Interactive Quiz

  1. What is Mexico's official name (in English): Mexico; Republic of Mexico; United States of Mexico; or United Mexican States?
    United Mexican States 
  2. Mexico is dissected by the: Equator; Tropic of Cancer; Tropic of Capricorn; None of these?
    Tropic of Cancer 
  3. In terms of public footfall, Benito Juárez in Mexico City is Latin America's 2nd busiest: Airport; Railway station; Shopping mall; or Police station?
    Airport 
  4. Alejandro Amaya, Carlos Arruza, Jaime Bravo and Carmelo Torres are famous Mexican: Footballers; Political leaders; Artists; or Bullfighters?
    Bullfighters
  5. What globally popular footwear originated more than 500 years ago in Mexico: Huarache; Flip-flop; Wedge; or Stiletto?
    Huarache 
  6. The Mexican War of Independence 1810-1821 ended colonial rule by which nation, since 1521?
    Spain
  7. Bolsa Mexicana de Valores is the Mexican: Secret police; Stock exchange; Judiciary; or Railway system?
    Stock exchange
  8. Our Lady of Guadalupe, in Mexico City, is an alternative symbolic title for what/whom?
    The Virgin Mary 
  9. Name the Mexican founder of the vast corporation Grupo Carso, and the world's richest man 2010-13?
    Carlos Slim 
  10. What has uniquely happened twice at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City (1970 and 1986)?
    World Cup Final 
  11. The highly regarded Mexican organization UNAM, and its popular website unam.mx, is a: University; Bank; Supermarket; or Casino?
    University 
  12. The traditional popular Mexican event/skill Jaripeo involves what creature: Eagle; Dog; Bull; or Boar?
    Bull 
  13. Meaning 'conquerors' what name was given to the 16th century soldiers and pioneers who invaded Mexico?
    Conquistadors 
  14. How many North American railway metro systems are busier than Mexico City's metro: 1; 2; 3 or 4?
  15. Comprising 100 centavos, and derived from 'gold/silver weights' what is the currency of Mexico?
    Peso 
  16. The coat of arms of Mexico's emblem, flag and seal feature which two creatures?
    Eagleand Snake
  17. What iconic Mexican item is named from the translation of 'shade maker'?
    Sombrero
  18. Name the Mexican author and Toltec teacher whose works include the hugely popular book The Four Agreements?
    Don Miguel Ruiz 
  19. The Yucatan Channel (or Straits of Yucatan) is a 120-mile strait in the Gulf of Mexico between Mexico and: Cuba; Florida; Brazil; or Hawaii?
    Cuba
  20. What disease, introduced by invading forces, killed millions of indigenous Mexican people in the early 1500s?
    Smallpox
  21. Which small dog breed originated in Mexico and is named after a central northern state?
    Chihuahua
  22. What is Mexico's most commonly used language?
    Spanish
  23. What two-word name given to Mexico's mountain ranges means 'Mother Mountains'?
    Sierra Madre
  24. The Mexican Empire of the Triple Alliance dated 1428-1521, and the people of that region, are more commonly known by what relatively modern European term?
    Aztec 
  25. Pumas, Tigres, Jaguares, Xolos, and Chivas are popular Mexican what?
    Football clubs
  26. What is the international telephone dialling code for Mexico: 22; 32; 42; or 52?
    52
  27. The official national sport of Mexico, the charreada (or charrería), involves: Horse-riding; Boating/surfing; Soccer; or Baseball?
    Horse-riding 
  28. Existing from 1921-2010, Mexicana, was Mexico's (and one of the world's) oldest continuous what?
    Airlines
  29. The drink Tequila is named after a Mexican: Cactus; Town; Chef; or Dance?
    Town
  30. In Mexico how many cheek kisses are customary in greetings between women friends, or a woman and man: None; One; Two; or Three?
    One