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Spain Quiz

Flag of Spain

Flag of Spain (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Spain Quiz Questions

1) How many martyrs who died during Spanish Civil War were beatified on 28 October 2007?
a) 202
b) 197
c) 498
d) 306

2) Who became the King of Spain in 1975?
a) Juan Carlos
b) Philip II
c) Ferdinand IV
d) Louis XVIII

3) When did Spain win Davis Cup for the first time?
a) 1998
b) 1999
c) 2000
d) 2002

English: Flag of the Popular Front of Spain. E...

Flag of the Popular Front of Spain. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) Which of the following is not a co-official language in Spain?
a) Basque
b) Catalan
c) Frisian
d) Galician

5) Which of the following countries was not a colony of Spain?
a) Mexico
b) Peru
c) Canada
d) Bolivia

6) Which British colony is claimed by Spain?
a) Bermuda
b) Sandwich Islands
c) Gibraltar
d) Bahamas

7) Mainland Spain is part of which peninsula?
a) Balkan
b) Iberian
c) Scandinavian
d) Italian

8) Where was Olympics 1992 (Summer) held?
a) Barcelona
b) Athens
c) Madrid
d) Valencia

9) Which organization wants independence for Basque region?
a) EU
b) ETA
c) NATO
d) OPEC

10) Who left Spain for India and reached America?
a) Christopher Columbus
b) John Cabral
c) Amerigo Vespucci
d) Francis Drake

Spain Quiz Questions with Answers

English: Monument to Christopher Columbus, Bar...

Monument to Christopher Columbus, Barcelona, Spain (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) How many martyrs who died during Spanish Civil War were beatified on 28 October 2007?
c) 498

2) Who became the King of Spain in 1975?
a) Juan Carlos

3) When did Spain win Davis Cup for the first time?
c) 2000

4) Which of the following is not a co-official language in Spain?
c) Frisian

5) Which of the following countries was not a colony of Spain?
c) Canada

6) Which British colony is claimed by Spain?
c) Gibraltar

7) Mainland Spain is part of which peninsula?
b) Iberian

8) Where was Olympics 1992 (Summer) held?
a) Barcelona

9) Which organization wants independence for Basque region?
b) ETA

10) Who left Spain for India and reached America?
a) Christopher Columbus

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Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:20.

Hernando Cortes Quiz

Hernando Cortes was a Spanish explorer who conquered the Aztec empire and brought large part of Mexico under the King of Castile, in the early 16th century.

Hernando Cortes Quiz Questions

1. Where was Hernando Cortes born?
a) Medellin, Colombia
b) La Paz
c) Medellin, Spain
d) Tripoli

2. Which university did Hernando Cortes attend?
a) University of Salamanca
b) University of Barcelona
c) University of Madrid
d) University of Florence

3. Which city was founded by Hernando Cortes?
a) Santa Cruz
b) Vera Cruz
c) Santiago
d) Brasilia

4. Who was the guide and interpreter of Hernando Cortes in Mexico?
a) Genevieve
b) Malinche
c) Catherine
d) Ovita

5. What did Hernando Cortes do to prevent his soldiers from retreating?
a) Promised them gold
b) Promised them glory
c) Gave them land
d) Burned his ships

6. Of which province was Hernando Cortes made governor and captain general in 1523?
a) New England
b) New Caledonia
c) New France
d) New Spain

7. Which empire was conquered by Hernando Cortes?
a) Aztec
b) Greek
c) Hittite
d) Egyptian

8. Which peninsula did Hernando Cortes discover?
a) Iberia
b) Baja California
c) Scandinavia
d) Balkan

9. When did Hernando Cortes die?
a) 6 March 1569
b) 5 May 1571
c) 22 August 1553
d) 2 December 1547

10. Where did Hernando Cortes die?
a) Algiers
b) Cancun
c) Rabat
d) Castilleja de la Cuesta

Hernando Cortes Quiz Questions with Answers

1. Where was Hernando Cortes born?
c) Medellin, Spain

2. Which university did Hernando Cortes attend?
a) University of Salamanca

3. Which city was founded by Hernando Cortes?
b) Vera Cruz

4. Who was the guide and interpreter of Hernando Cortes in Mexico?
b) Malinche

5. What did Hernando Cortes do to prevent his soldiers from retreating?
d) Burned his ships

6. Of which province was Hernando Cortes made governor and captain general in 1523?
d) New Spain

7. Which empire was conquered by Hernando Cortes?
a) Aztec

8. Which peninsula did Hernando Cortes discover?
b) Baja California

9. When did Hernando Cortes die?
d) 2 December 1547

10. Where did Hernando Cortes die?
d) Castilleja de la Cuesta

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:19.

Pedro Alvares Cabral Quiz

Pedro Alvares Cabral Quiz Questions

Lithography of Pedro Álvares Cabral, the Portu...

Lithography of Pedro Álvares Cabral, the Portuguese navigator. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Where was Pedro Alvares Cabral born?
a) Belmonte
b) Sines
c) Lisbon
d) Venice

2. When did Pedro Alvares Cabral begin his voyage to India?
a) 9 March 1500
b) 17 May 1496
c) 14 July 1521
d) 7 December 1526

3. Who of the following explorers accompanied Pedro Alvares Cabral in his voyage to India?
a) Bartholomeu Dias
b) Christopher Columbus
c) Ferdinand Magellan
d) Vasco da Gama

4. What did Pedro Alvares Cabral call the mountain he sighted on 22 April 1500?
a) Monte Carlo
b) Monte Cristo
c) Monte Pascoal
d) Monte Negro

Pedro Álvares Cabral sees the land that would ...

Pedro Álvares Cabral sees the land that would later be known as Brazil for the first time. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5. When did Pedro Alvares Cabral land on Brazil?
a) 9 February 1493
b) 23 April 1500
c) 3 September 1521
d) 25 November 1524

6. Pedro Alvares Cabral believed he had landed on an island. What name did he give to the place he landed?
a) Island of Vera Cruz
b) Island of Santa Cruz
c) Trinity Island
d) St. Mary’s Island

7. How many ships were lost in the storm around Cape of Good Hope on 24 May 1500?
a) Two
b) Four
c) Five
d) Seven

English: Depiction of the 2nd Portuguese India...

Depiction of the 2nd Portuguese India Armada (fleet of Pedro Alvares Cabral, 1500) from the Livro de Lisuarte de Abreu (held by Pierpont Morgan Library) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8. Where did Pedro Alvares Cabral reach on 16 July 1500?
a) Sofala
b) Dubai
c) Muscat
d) Karachi

9. When did Pedro Alvares Cabral land in Lisbon after his return from India?
a) 25 March 1502
b) 23 June 1501
c) 18 August 1494
d) 12 October 1526

10. Where did Pedro Alvares Cabral die?
a) Brasilia
b) Porto Seguro
c) Cannanore
d) Santarem

Pedro Alvares Cabral Quiz Questions with Answers

Português: Monumento à Pedro Álvares Cabral na...

Português: Monumento à Pedro Álvares Cabral na Glória, Rio de Janeiro (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Where was Pedro Alvares Cabral born?
a) Belmonte

2. When did Pedro Alvares Cabral begin his voyage to India?
a) 9 March 1500

3. Who of the following explorers accompanied Pedro Alvares Cabral in his voyage to India?
a) Bartholomeu Dias

4. What did Pedro Alvares Cabral call the mountain he sighted on 22 April 1500?
c) Monte Pascoal

5. When did Pedro Alvares Cabral land on Brazil?
b) 23 April 1500

6. Pedro Alvares Cabral believed he had landed on an island. What name did he give to the place he landed?
a) Island of Vera Cruz

7. How many ships were lost in the storm around Cape of Good Hope on 24 May 1500?
b) Four

8. Where did Pedro Alvares Cabral reach on 16 July 1500?
a) Sofala

9. When did Pedro Alvares Cabral land in Lisbon after his return from India?
b) 23 June 1501

10. Where did Pedro Alvares Cabral die?
d) Santarem

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Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:12.