Question 1 (1 point)
While the young, female mariachis from Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles were passionate, goal-oriented, and committed to mariachi music, they became less committed and goal-oriented as time went on due to a: lack of ability to earn a living wage playing mariachi, need to take care of their children, focus on school, and development of alternative careers.
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Question 2 (1 point)
The women in Compañeras faced many obstacles not typically faced by men in mariachi, such as:
Question 2 options:
A) the cultural expectation that they marry and have children.
B) lower pay.
C) a non-traditional style of learning mariachi music.
D) All of the above.
Question 3 (1 point)
Female mariachi musicians from the film discussed what seemed to be "unacceptable" instruments to play by those around them due to their perception of being masculine. Two instruments deemed the most masculine and least appropriate for women were the:
Question 3 options:
A) violin and guitarrón.
B) trumpet and guitarrón.
C) trumpet and violin.
D) violin and vihuela.
Question 4 (1 point)
Who was the founder of Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles?
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Question 5 (4 points)
Match the mariachera from the film, Compañeras, with her instrument.
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Question 6 (1 point)
Natividad “Nati” Cano, founder and director of Mariachi Los Camperos, explained that the social status of mariachi musicians:
Question 6 options:
has always been low with people failing to recognize the dedication needed to perform and the importance of their contribution to Mexican culture.
changed a great deal over his lifetime, going from being discriminated against to well respected once they were established in urban centers and flourished in new locations.
has always been high with people giving them respect and seeing them as bearers of cultural heritage.
changed a great deal over his lifetime, going from being well respected to discriminated against once they crossed the border into the United States.
Question 7 (4 points)
Match the mariachi musician to the appropriate description.
Question 7 options:
Natividad "Nati" Cano
1. Groundbreaking musician and director who elevated people's opinions about mariachi music and the social status of mariachi musicians
2. Innovative musician, director, and composer/arranger who blends mariachi music with other musical forms and feels the need to "prove" mariachi music's worth
3. The first professional female mariachi who worked with Mariachi Los Camperos in the 1970s
4. Professional violin player who still sees inequities in people's opinions of women in mariachi music
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