Trivia Facts And Questions On History Of Aruba! Quiz

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The Island of Aruba has a fascinating history. One of an Island first colonized by the Spanish to end up being taken over and legitimized by the Dutch. Today it has a very diverse culture and a vivacious and welcoming population that always brings joy and warmth to tourists. What do you know about the history of this island? Take this quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year did the first Europeans arrive on the island?
    • A. 

      In 1490

    • B. 

      In 1495

    • C. 

      In 1499

    • D. 

      In 1502

  • 2. 
    How did the first Europeans describe Aruba?
    • A. 

      As a surfer's island

    • B. 

      As a golden island

    • C. 

      As an island of Giants

    • D. 

      As the green island

  • 3. 
    Who was appointed as the island's first governor in 1508?
    • A. 

      Alonso Forte

    • B. 

      Alonso de la Paz

    • C. 

      Alonso do Ojeda

    • D. 

      Alonso del pais

  • 4. 
    When did the Netherland seize the island of Aruba?
    • A. 

      In 1640

    • B. 

      In 1632

    • C. 

      In 1640

    • D. 

      In 1636

  • 5. 
    Who was one of the very first Europeans to visit the island?
    • A. 

      Amerigo Vespucci

    • B. 

      Vasco de Gama

    • C. 

      Magelan

    • D. 

      Captain Cook

  • 6. 
    When did the British occupy the Island?
    • A. 

      In 1799

    • B. 

      In 1802

    • C. 

      Between 1806 and 1816

    • D. 

      In 1845

  • 7. 
    Who was the first governor of the island?
    • A. 

      Peter Straat

    • B. 

      Peter Stewart

    • C. 

      Peter Stuyvesant

    • D. 

      Peter Vincent

  • 8. 
    Who were the first people to live in Aruba?
    • A. 

      The Rawas

    • B. 

      The Agatha's

    • C. 

      The Arawak

    • D. 

      The Agawak

  • 9. 
    How many districts are in the country?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 10. 
    How many nationalities live on the island today?
    • A. 

      More than 10

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      7

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