Gibraltar Quiz

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance of the Mediterranean. It has an area of 6.8 square kilometres and a northern border with Andalusia, Spain. The Rock of Gibraltar is the major landmark of the region.

Gibraltar Quiz Questions

1. Who conquered Gibraltar in 711?
a) Tariq Ibn Zeyad
b) Mohammed Bin Qasim
c) Chengiz Khan
d) Haroon Al Rashid

2. What did the Arabs call Gibraltar?
a) Bab El Mandeb
b) Hadhramaut
c) Jabal Tariq
d) Khawr Rawri

3. Gibraltar is considered one of the two Pillars of Hercules? Which is the second?
a) Mount Chelia
b) Mount Hacho
c) Great Kabylie
d) Lalla Khedidja

4. When did Spain annex Gibraltar?
a) 732
b) 1453
c) 1501
d) 1683

5. When did the British conquer Gibraltar?
a) 1600
b) 1814
c) 1588
d) 1704

6. Which event increased the importance of Gibraltar?
a) Battle of Waterloo
b) Opening of Suez Canal
c) French Revolution
d) World War I

7. Which monkeys are found in Gibraltar?
a) Barbary macaque
b) Gorilla
c) Bonnet monkey
d) Toque macaque

8. When was the first direct passenger flight from Spain to Gibraltar?
a) 1 January 2001
b) 20 May 1975
c) 16 September 2004
d) 16 December 2006

9. Which is the official language of Gibraltar?
a) Spanish
b) English
c) Portuguese
d) Maltese

10. Which country in 2007 opposed UEFA membership for Gibraltar?
a) France
b) Ireland
c) Denmark
d) Spain

Gibraltar Quiz Questions and Answers

1. Who conquered Gibraltar in 711?
a) Tariq Ibn Zeyad

2. What did the Arabs call Gibraltar?
c) Jabal Tariq

3. Gibraltar is considered one of the two Pillars of Hercules? Which is the second?
b) Mount Hacho

4. When did Spain annex Gibraltar?
c) 1501

5. When did the British conquer Gibraltar?
d) 1704

6. Which event increased the importance of Gibraltar?
b) Opening of Suez Canal

7. Which monkeys are found in Gibraltar?
a) Barbary macaque

8. When was the first direct passenger flight from Spain to Gibraltar?
d) 16 December 2006

9. Which is the official language of Gibraltar?
b) English

10. Which country in 2007 opposed UEFA membership for Gibraltar?
d) Spain

Updated: July 26, 2016 — 9:54 pm

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