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Flowers are used to honor the deceased T/F

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Mexicans celebrate death T/F

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A food eaten for this holiday is grasshoppers T/F

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People buy and eat candy eggs for this holiday T/F

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This is a very sad time T/F

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Mexicans make sand sculptures to honor the dead T/F

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It is very quiet in the cemeteries on the day of the dead T/F

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Mexicans make altars to honor the dead T/F

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Nov. 1st honors the dead adults T/F

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Flower petals are used to create a pathway for the dead T/F

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The flower of the dead is the rose T/F

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Skeletons are a symbol of life after death T/F

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Mole is a spicy cheese sauce T/F

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People sing and dance in the cemetery T/F

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The day of the dead is like a little carnival T/F

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People sell candy skulls T/F

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Pure happiness is why Mexicans play with death T/F

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Lanterns light the way for the dead T/F

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People dress up to imitate the dead T/F

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Copal is burnt during the celebration

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When is the day of the dead?

November 2nd

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What do Mexicans believe death is?

The start of a new life

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Why do Mexicans put petals on the ground?

To show the spirits the path

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When the Aztec asked his God to show him a sign what happened?

Marigolds grew everywhere

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What are the candles for?

To guide the spirits

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What do the skeletons represent?

Life after death

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When do the sand sculptures date back to?

Pre - Hispanic time

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What is celebrated on November 1st

All saints day

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A special food Mexicans prepare for the celebration

Mole

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What do Mexicans build to honor dead relatives?

Altars

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What is the atmosphere of this holiday?

Loud and fun