Answers: What do you know about Spain?

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Some words about getting points:
Every right answer, known or guessed, gives you one point. If you answered right on all three parts of one question, you get one extrapoint, that is 4 points for this question. That makes the highest possible score of this quiz 40.

31 - 40 points: You are a Spaniard. And have good general knowledge.
23 - 30 points: Marvellous. Probably you have been to Spain a couple of times.
17 - 22 points: A good result. You can be satisfied.
11 - 16 points: All right. Your knowledge of Spain is about average.
05 - 10 points: It wasn't much. But you know probably, where Spain is situated.
00 - 05 points: Not enough. It might have been all Greek to you.

The right answers:

Question 1: 1-5-4
The church "Sagrada Familia" can be found in Barcelona.
The Alhambra is situated in Granada.
The Castle El Escorial is in Madrid.

Question 2: 4-6-2
Buñuel was named Luis.
Dalí's name was Salvador.
Domingo is called Placido.

Question 3: 6-5-4
Sevilla is situated in Andalusia.
Saragossa is situated in Aragonia.
Caceres is situated in Extremadura.

Question 4: 3-5-1
In 1492 the last Moors were driven away from Spain.
In 1520 Montezuma, the King of the Aztecs, was slain.
In 1588 the Spanish Armada was beaten.

Question 5: 1-3-4
Teneriffa, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura belong to the Canary Islands.

Question 6: 2-1-6
The Gazpacho comes from Andalusia.
The Paella comes from Valencia.
Ropa Vieja has its origin in Castilia.

Question 7: 4-3-5
José Ortega y Gasset wrote "Historia como sistema".
Federico García Lorca wrote "Yerma".
Miguel de Cervantes wrote "Don Quijote".

Question 8: 4-6-1
Juan Carlos ascended to the throne in 1975.
The Olympic Games in Barcelona were held in 1992.
The Civil War started in 1936.

Question 9: 6-4-1
Gitano means gipsy.
The Flamenco is a dance.
Castillo means castle.

Question 10: 3-2-4
Padre Antonio Soler was playing the harpsichord.
Pablo Casals is a virtuoso on the cello.
Andres Segovia is famous for playing the guitar.

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