Columbus Day: Can You Score Well In This Quiz?

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Columbus Day: Can You Score Well In This Quiz?

Columbus is celebrated once a year in America. It is a national holiday, which has been contested lately because of how Christopher Columbus used to treat natives when he was governor in Ispagnola. Nonetheless, the holiday is still widely celebrated. So, what do you know about Columbus day? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did Christopher Columbus arrive in America?
    • A. 

      June 12, 1294

    • B. 

      May 12, 1492

    • C. 

      November 12, 1493

    • D. 

      October 12, 1492

  • 2. 
    In which countries is the holiday still observed?
    • A. 

      The Americas, Italy, Spain

    • B. 

      Canada and the US

    • C. 

      Porto Rico and Italy

    • D. 

      Italy and Brazil

  • 3. 
    When was the holiday first observed in the US?
    • A. 

      In 1592

    • B. 

      In 1662

    • C. 

      In 1792

    • D. 

      In 1880

  • 4. 
    How many states do not celebrate this holiday in the US?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 5. 
    With what other North American holiday does Columbus day compete?
    • A. 

      Thanksgiving

    • B. 

      Day of national heroes

    • C. 

      Leif Erikson day

    • D. 

      Dia de la raza

  • 6. 
    How is Columbus day called in most Latino countries?
    • A. 

      Dia the la Hispanidad

    • B. 

      Dia de la Raza

    • C. 

      National day

    • D. 

      Dia de la Paz

  • 7. 
    How is the holiday called in Belize?
    • A. 

      Pan American Day

    • B. 

      American Day

    • C. 

      Dia de la Paz

    • D. 

      Dia Americana

  • 8. 
    Since when is the holiday celebrated in Spain?
    • A. 

      1987

    • B. 

      1985

    • C. 

      1982

    • D. 

      1980

  • 9. 
    How many Americans are against celebrating Columbus Day?
    • A. 

      38%

    • B. 

      42%

    • C. 

      55%

    • D. 

      70%

  • 10. 
    Why has Columbus day lost its popularity in the US?
    • A. 

      Because people don't know who Christopher Columbus is

    • B. 

      Because people have just lost interest

    • C. 

      Because of hos Columbus used to treat the natives

    • D. 

      Because 1492 is a long time in the past