Flashcards in Day Of The Dead Deck (31):
Flowers are used to honor the deceased T/F
Mexicans celebrate death T/F
A food eaten for this holiday is grasshoppers T/F
People buy and eat candy eggs for this holiday T/F
This is a very sad time T/F
Mexicans make sand sculptures to honor the dead T/F
It is very quiet in the cemeteries on the day of the dead T/F
Mexicans make altars to honor the dead T/F
Nov. 1st honors the dead adults T/F
Flower petals are used to create a pathway for the dead T/F
The flower of the dead is the rose T/F
Skeletons are a symbol of life after death T/F
Mole is a spicy cheese sauce T/F
People sing and dance in the cemetery T/F
The day of the dead is like a little carnival T/F
People sell candy skulls T/F
Pure happiness is why Mexicans play with death T/F
Lanterns light the way for the dead T/F
People dress up to imitate the dead T/F
Copal is burnt during the celebration
When is the day of the dead?
What do Mexicans believe death is?
The start of a new life
Why do Mexicans put petals on the ground?
To show the spirits the path
When the Aztec asked his God to show him a sign what happened?
Marigolds grew everywhere
What are the candles for?
To guide the spirits
What do the skeletons represent?
Life after death
When do the sand sculptures date back to?
Pre - Hispanic time
What is celebrated on November 1st
All saints day
A special food Mexicans prepare for the celebration
What do Mexicans build to honor dead relatives?