What Do You Know About The Guimaraes, Portugal

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What Do You Know About The Guimaraes, Portugal

A small town with a monumental building towering at her feet, a beautiful place to visit once in a lifetime, great ambience, food and good people, take a quiz and learn more about this small Portal town

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How old is the well preserved Guimaraes Castle?
    • A. 

      1001 years old

    • B. 

      600 years old

    • C. 

      900 years old

    • D. 

      1000 years old

  • 2. 
    Who do they build the castle to defend against?
    • A. 

      Normans

    • B. 

      Roman

    • C. 

      British

    • D. 

      Anglican

  • 3. 
    What they now call a palace was built as a manor house in the?
    • A. 

      1900s

    • B. 

      1600s

    • C. 

      1500s

    • D. 

      1400s

  • 4. 
    The palace was eventually abandoned, which opened the way for it to be used as a military building during the?
    • A. 

      German Invasion

    • B. 

      Keltic Invasion

    • C. 

      Napoleon Invasion

    • D. 

      Russian Invasion

  • 5. 
    Then it was left to rot until it was restored during the dictatorship era of?
    • A. 

      Antonio Banderas

    • B. 

      Phil Collins

    • C. 

      Jon Bellion

    • D. 

      Antionio Salazar

  • 6. 
    This building has been well preserved such that they are still the buildings from the?
    • A. 

      19th century

    • B. 

      20th century

    • C. 

      16th century

    • D. 

      15th century

  • 7. 
    The church within this building, Our Lady of Olives monastery church was founded by King?
    • A. 

      Nicola Bendtner

    • B. 

      Warlord Rai

    • C. 

      Elias Howe

    • D. 

      Afonso Henriques

  • 8. 
    The small city has a total population of?
    • A. 

      50,180 people

    • B. 

      99,181 people

    • C. 

      15,181 people

    • D. 

      51,181 people

  • 9. 
    The total area of the city comes in at?
    • A. 

      240.95 square kilometers

    • B. 

      243.95 square kilometers

    • C. 

      230.95 square kilometers

    • D. 

      340.95 square kilometers

  • 10. 
    Which city was made the capital of Portugal after Guimaraes?  
    • A. 

      Lagos

    • B. 

      Alfonso Square

    • C. 

      Reconquista Coimbra

    • D. 

      None of the above