Quiz: Mexican Independence Day Quizzes September 12th 2020October 9th 2020admin Also known as 'Día de la Independencia' or 'Grito de Dolores', Mexican Independence Day marks the anniversary of the Mexican War of Independence on September 16th 1810. In our short quiz, test your knowledge about the 13th largest country in the world. Tip: if you get stuck, a quick read about Mexican Independence Day should be helpful. Which country did Mexico gain independence from? USA Spain Colombia Cinco de Mayo often gets confused with Mexican Independence Day. The May 5th holiday commemorates a battle against which nation? Spain USA France What is the National Dog of Mexico? Chihuahua Mexican Hairless Dog Poodle Who built Chitchen Itza? Aztecs Olmecs Mayans Which of these foods was invented in Mexico? Calzone Caesar Salad French Fries Who was the first Mexican Actor to win an Oscar? Anthony Quinn Salma Hayek Antonio Banderas Pedro Lascuráin Paredes was the 34th President of Mexico. How long was he president for? 1 hour 1 day 1 week Another famous Mexican holiday is the Day of the Dead. Which month does it take place in? October November December Time is Up!