Spanish Culture

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Spanish Culture

This quiz will test your familiarity with Hispanic Culture.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What region of Spain has the most annual rainfall?
    • A. 

      Southern

    • B. 

      Central

    • C. 

      Northern Coast and Northwest Mountain Region

    • D. 

      Southeast

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Which city is located at location C?
    • A. 

      Seville

    • B. 

      Toledo

    • C. 

      Barcelona

    • D. 

      Madrid

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 3. 
    Which city is located at location B?
    • A. 

      Seville

    • B. 

      Toledo

    • C. 

      Barcelona

    • D. 

      Madrid

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which City is Located at location A?
    • A. 

      Seville

    • B. 

      Toledo

    • C. 

      Barcelona

    • D. 

      Madrid

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    ElWhich city is located at location D?
    • A. 

      Seville

    • B. 

      Toledo

    • C. 

      Barcelona

    • D. 

      Madrid

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Spain is divided into 15 regions.  The North includes all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Galicia

    • B. 

      El Pais

    • C. 

      Cantabria

    • D. 

      La Rioja

    • E. 

      Valencia

  • 7. 
    The capital of Catalonia is
    • A. 

      Seville

    • B. 

      Cordoba

    • C. 

      Bilbao

    • D. 

      Barcelona

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The Prado Museum is located in
  • 9. 
    Toledo is located on the edge of the __________ river.
  • 10. 
    Barcelona is divided into two parts by__________, one of the most beautiful avenues in all of Europe.
  • 11. 
    ____________ is the capital of Vizcaya and the industrial mining center of the North.
    • A. 

      Cadiz

    • B. 

      Cordoa

    • C. 

      Valencia

    • D. 

      Bilbao

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Salamanca is the sight of one of the oldest European Universities, the University of Salamanca founded in the ________ th century.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      13

    • E. 

      14

  • 13. 
    Mexico is primarily an agricultural country producing corn, beans, cotton and potatoes.  It is also the major producer of _________in the world and one of the major producers of natural gas and petroleum.
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Sugar

    • C. 

      Coffee

    • D. 

      Silver

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    El Paseo de la Reforma, el Zocala, el Palacio de Bellas Artes and la Basilica de Guadalupe can all be found in which capital city?
    • A. 

      Guatemala City, Guatemala

    • B. 

      San Salvador, El Salvador

    • C. 

      Mexico City, Mexico

    • D. 

      Tegucigalpa, Honduras

    • E. 

      Manaqua, Nicaragua

  • 15. 
    Which country is known as the "Pearl of the Antilles"?
    • A. 

      Costa Rica

    • B. 

      Honduras

    • C. 

      Puerto Rico

    • D. 

      Cuba

    • E. 

      Dominican Republic

  • 16. 
    Which is the largest Spanish speaking country in the world?
    • A. 

      Colombia

    • B. 

      Peru

    • C. 

      Argentina

    • D. 

      Venezuela

    • E. 

      Mexico

  • 17. 
    Which capital city is NOT found in South America
    • A. 

      Montevideo, Uruguay

    • B. 

      Panama City, Panama

    • C. 

      Asuncion, Paraguay

    • D. 

      La Paz, Bolivia

    • E. 

      Quito, Ecuador

  • 18. 
    After the Punic Wars in 202 B.C, who laid the foundation for Spain's legal system, language, economic and social structure and built large aqueducts, schools bridges and theaters?
    • A. 

      The Greeks

    • B. 

      The Romans

    • C. 

      The Phoenicians

    • D. 

      The Carthaginians

    • E. 

      The Iberians

  • 19. 
    Who was also known as el Cid Campeador?
    • A. 

      Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar

    • B. 

      Carlos V

    • C. 

      Felipe II

    • D. 

      General Francisco Franco

    • E. 

      Pedro de Valdivia

  • 20. 
    In 1898 by way of the Treaty of Paris, Spain lost possession of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Cuba

    • B. 

      Guam

    • C. 

      The Philippines

    • D. 

      Puerto Rico

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Aztecs lived in Mexico. Tenochtitlan was their capital and is known today as Mexico City.

    • B. 

      Mayans occupied the Yucatan Peninsula, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. They were the only Indian civilization to create a system of writing.

    • C. 

      This is the correct answer here

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Inca were located in the Andes which extends from Ecuador to central Chile and includes parts of Bolivia and Argentina.

    • B. 

      Peru was the center of their nation and they spoke Quechua, a language still spoken in parts of Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Northern Chile

    • C. 

      This is the correct answer.

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Columbus founded the first European colony in the New World in 1492. It is known today as Santo Domingo.

    • B. 

      Check this to continue.

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Ponce de Leon established a Spanish colony in Puerto Rico in 1508.

    • B. 

      He discovered Florida in 1513 while searching for the Fountain of Youth.

    • C. 

      Continue.

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Vasco Nunez de Balboa discovered the Pacific Ocean in 1513

    • B. 

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