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September 26, 2014

Celebra

Homeownership
Hispanic Heritage Month

It's National Hispanic Heritage Month, when we recognize and celebrate the heritage and culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans and the contributions they've made to the United States.

To help celebrate, let's start by getting educated.

 

 

 

Quiz

 

  1. Hispanic Heritage Week was approved by which President?

    Woodrow Wilson
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Lyndon Johnson

    Correct!
    Lyndon Johnson commemorated it in 1968 as a week-long period; It was later expanded to a month in 1988 by Ronald Reagan.

    Incorrect!
    Lyndon Johnson commemorated it in 1968 as a week-long period; It was later expanded to a month in 1988 by Ronald Reagan.

  2. By 2025, Hispanics are expected to make up ___ percent of all new households?

    20%
    40%
    50%

    Correct

    Incorrect
    The correct answer is 40%.

  3. September 15 is significant because it marks the anniversary of independence of:

    Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua
    Mexico
    Chile

    Correct!

    Incorrect but close!
    September 18 marks the independence of Chile. September 15 marks the anniversary of independence of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

    Incorrect but close!
    September 16 marks the independence of Mexico. September 15 marks the anniversary of independence of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

  4. The Hispanic population expanded ____ times between 1980 and 2010?

    1.5
    2.0
    3.5

    Correct!
    This rapidly growing population is entering the housing market in increasing numbers.

    Incorrect!
    The Hispanic population grew 3.5 times between 1980 and 2010.

  5. As of 2013, the Hispanic population made up ___ % of the total population.

    11%
    17%
    24%

    Correct!
    This accounts for 53 million people.

    Incorrect!
    The correct answer is 17%, accounting for 53 million people.

  6. What is the projected Hispanic population in 2060?

    84 Million
    128.8 Million
    172.2 Million

    Correct!
    This projection is 31% of the nation’s total population.

    Incorrect!
    The correct answer is 128.8 million, or 31% of the nation’s total population.

  7. Who was the first Hispanic-American U.S. Senator to serve an entire term?

    Dennis Chávez
    Antonia Coello Novello
    Henry Cisneros

    Correct!
    Dennis Chavez, a Democrat, served New Mexico from 1935 to 1962.

    Incorrect!
    Henry Cisneros served as the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in 1993. Dennis Chavez, D-NM, was the first Hispanic-American U.S. Senator.

    Incorrect
    Antonia Coello Novello was the first Hispanic-American to serve as the U.S. Surgeon General, 1990 – 1993. Dennis Chavez, D-NM, was the first Hispanic-American U.S. Senator.

  8. Who was the first Latin American athlete inducted to the National Baseball Hall of Fame?

    Roberto Clemente
    Juan Agosto
    Luis Alvarado

    Correct!
    Roberto Clemente was inducted to Baseball’s Hall of Fame in 1973.

    Incorrect!
    Roberto Clemente was the first player inducted to Baseball’s Hall of Fame in 1973.

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