Quiz: Do You Know Everything About Columbus Day?

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Columbus day is a national holiday celebrated in America. It serves to celebrate the man who helps shift the course of history by gearing people's attention towards America. After he landed in the Bahamas in 1493, many Europeans followed and established in all the Americans (Northern and Southern) territories. Although a tumultuous time in history, the Americas host several vibrant and dynamic people from all over the world. What do you know about Columbus day? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what century was the holiday first observed in the US?
    • A. 

      18th

    • B. 

      19th

    • C. 

      20th

    • D. 

      17th

  • 2. 
    With what other explorer does Columbus day compete with?
    • A. 

      John Smith

    • B. 

      Cortez

    • C. 

      Leif Erickson

    • D. 

      Amerigo Vespucci

  • 3. 
    What's the equivalent of Columbus day in most Latin countries?
    • A. 

      Dia de la Juventud

    • B. 

      Dia del morto

    • C. 

      Dia de la Raza

    • D. 

      The carnival

  • 4. 
    In what year was Columbus day first celebrated in Spain?
    • A. 

      1982

    • B. 

      1984

    • C. 

      1985

    • D. 

      1987

  • 5. 
    In how many states is the holiday not observed?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 6. 
    How is the holiday called in places like Belize?
    • A. 

      Pan American Day

    • B. 

      American Day

    • C. 

      Dia de la Raza

    • D. 

      American heritage day

  • 7. 
    In how many European countries is the holiday observed?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      5

  • 8. 
    In what year did Columbus arrive in the Americas?
    • A. 

      1492

    • B. 

      1499

    • C. 

      1502

    • D. 

      1510

  • 9. 
    In which country outside of the Americas is the holiday celebrated?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Sweden

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 10. 
    How many Americans are against celebrating Columbus day?
    • A. 

      2%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      15%

    • D. 

      38%

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