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Cinco De Mayo Vocabulary Quiz Worksheet

Directions: Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right.

1. pueblo a celebration, usually for a holiday or to commemorate country events
2.  maraca a hot sauce made with chili and beans used for dipping chips or garnishing food
3.  salsa two pieces of wood that make a distinct noise when clacked together
4.  mariachi The spanish translation for the month of May
5. piņata a rattle with seeds inside that makes sounds when shaken
6. comida a home or other structure built with adobe and stone
7.  battle the big meal of each day in Mexico
8.  amigo a conflict between two military units, usually over land or resources
9. conquest a paper maiche decoration filled with candy and toys that is hit by children to spill the contents
10.  Mayo a male friend
11. castanets a band of musicians who usually dress the same to play cultural music
12.  fiesta a journey that has the ultimate goal of taking over power or land from another force

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