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What is the purpose of Pingxi Lantern Festival in Taiwan?
a) Fun, frolic, dance and lots of tomatoes
b) The event is all about beer, beer and only beer.
c) Its main features are the two pyrotechnic displays, the 9pm Family Fireworks and the Midnight Fireworks.
d) It was originally celebrated to ward of evil and disease from the town.

What is a fact of the Carnival of Venice?
a) The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died.
b) There is a committee which a person must be part of for 15 years before one can be a jarl, and only one person is elected.
c) It was the one time during the year when there were no bounds.
d) It was originally celebrated to ward of evil and disease from the town.

What is the day of the dead?
a) Is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures.
b) Is a part of the famous San Fermin festival - a practice that involves running in front of a small group of bulls.
c) It is an ancient Hindu religious festival which starts with a Holika bonfire on the night before Holi where people gather.
d) It is celebration that involves a series of marches and visitations, culminating in a torch-lit procession.

The White Nights Festival is an annual international arts festival during the season of the midnight sun. Where people celebrate it?
a) Berlin, Germany
b) St. Petersburg, Russia
c) Madrid, Spain
d) Moscow, Russia

Where people celebrate the running of the bulls?
a) In Guadalajara, Mexico
b) In London, England
c) In Berlin, Germany
d) In Pamplona, Spain

What the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is about?
a) Consist in parades filled with revelers, floats and adornments from numerous samba schools which are located in Rio.
b) Consist in a holiday, with dragons, fireworks, symbolic clothing, flowers, lanterns, and a significant day of the year.
c) The event is described as an experiment in community, art, radical self-expression, and radical self-reliance.
d) A festival exhibiting the most exquisite ice and snow sculptures in the world.

What is one of the most popular holiday El Salvador?
a) August Festival held in the capital of San Salvador, a marching band wakes the city up at 4:00 a.m.
b) Balls of Fire Festival, this fun, fiery event in late August is held in Nejapa.
c) Independence Day on September 15 marks El Salvador's independence from Spain in 1821 with flag-waving.
d) Palm Festival in Panchimalco Flower and Palm Festival in May is a good time to take in local culture.

What is the difference between holiday and celebration?
a) Both have the same meaning and can be used as synonyms of each other.
b) A festival is an event that is being celebrated - like a big party. A holiday generally refers to some kind of time off.
c) A holiday is a day when you spend lot of money buying shoes meanwhile a celebration is an event when you give something.
d) Basically, both words have the same concept so, you can use it in the same way.

What is a holiday?
a) Is a day when you can work more hours than normal.
b) Is religious activity than most Cristian celebrate.
c) Is a day set aside by custom or by law on which normal activities, especially business or work, school, are suspended.
d) Is a a traditional and widely accepted way of behaving or doing something that is specific to a particular society or place.

Where Boryeong Mud Festival take place?
a) Washington, USA
b) Boryeong, South Korea
c) Amsterdam, Holland
d) Ontario, Canada

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