Puerto Rico Quiz

Puerto Rico Quiz Questions

1. When did Christopher Columbus claim Puerto Rico for Spain?
a) 15 March 1526
b) 7 May 1486
c) 8 August 1502
d) 19 November 1493

2. What does Puerto Rico mean?
a) Rice Bowl
b) Breadbasket
c) Rich Port
d) Large Fort

3. Who founded Caparra?
a) Juan Ponce de Leon
b) Luis Munoz Rivera
c) Anibal Acevedo Vila
d) Manuel de Besosa

4. Who captured and burned down San Juan in 1625?
a) Thomas Roe
b) George Clifford
c) Bowdoin Hendrik
d) Francis Drake

5. When was the Grito de Lares?
a) 28 January 1756
b) 29 June 1798
c) 12 October 1664
d) 23 September 1868

6. Where did Nelson A. Miles land on 25 July 1898?
a) El Morro
b) Guanica
c) Mayaguyez
d) Caguas

7. When did Puerto Rico become a commonwealth associated with USA?
a) 29 February 1948
b) 15 April 1956
c) 25 July 1952
d) 22 December 1960

8. Which is the highest point in Puerto Rico?
a) Cerro de Punta
b) Victoria Peak
c) Mount Roraima
d) Sierra de Luquillo

9. Which is the capital of Puerto Rico?
a) Vieques
b) San Juan
c) Culebra
d) Arecibo

10. Who was Puerto Rico’s governor in 1949-1965?
a) Pedro Rosello
b) Sila Calderon
c) Rafael Hernandez Colon
d) Luis Munoz Marin

Puerto Rico Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When did Christopher Columbus claim Puerto Rico for Spain?
d) 19 November 1493

2. What does Puerto Rico mean?
c) Rich Port

3. Who founded Caparra?
a) Juan Ponce de Leon

4. Who captured and burned down San Juan in 1625?
c) Bowdoin Hendrik

5. When was the Grito de Lares?
d) 23 September 1868

6. Where did Nelson A. Miles land on 25 July 1898?
b) Guanica

English: Cerro Punta, highest peak of Puerto R...

Cerro Punta, highest peak of Puerto Rico (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7. When did Puerto Rico become a commonwealth associated with USA?
c) 25 July 1952

8. Which is the highest point in Puerto Rico?
a) Cerro de Punta

9. Which is the capital of Puerto Rico?
b) San Juan

10. Who was Puerto Rico’s governor in 1949-1965?
d) Luis Munoz Marin

Updated: June 14, 2016 — 12:02 am

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