WONDER #2812: What Is a Piragua?

Question 1 of 3

Piragua is a combination of Spanish words that means what?

  1. Flavor and Snow
  2. Canoe and Shaved Ice
  3. Pyramid and Water
  4. Umbrella and Heat

Question 2 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. a detailed description and cultural significance of a flavored, shaved ice treat called Piragua
  2. popular summertime activities of communities with a large population of people with Puerto Rican heritage
  3. the geographical diversity of the archipelago of Puerto Rico
  4. traditional foods eaten in large cities like Chicago, New York, and Miami

Question 3 of 3

In Puerto Rico, the word Piragua refers to the flavored, shaved ice summer treat, but in most other Spanish speaking countries it refers to what?

  1. a mechanical ice shaver
  2. a cart that sells umbrellas
  3. a tropical forest
  4. a type of boat

Check your answers online at https://wonderopolis.org/wonder/Have-You-Ever-Eaten-a-Piragua.