How much do you know about Spain? What do you know about its people? We give you 10 questions, each divided into 3 parts. And we give you 6 answers. Make your choice and write down your answers. For every correct answer you get 1 point. If you answer correctly on all 3 parts of the same question you get 1 extrapoint, that is 4 points on that question.

All set? Good luck!

Question  1: In which city can you find those buildings?

A: Sagrada Familia           1: Barcelona
B: Alhambra           2: Salamanca
C: El Escorial           3: Valencia
            4: Madrid
            5: Granada
            6: Saragossa

Question  2: What is the Christian name of those famous persons?

A: Buñuel           1: José
B: Dalí           2: Placido
C: Domingo           3: Pablo
            4: Luis
            5: Julio
            6: Salvador

Question  3: In which region are the following cities situated?

A: Sevilla           1: Catalonia
B: Saragossa           2: Castilia
C: Caceres           3: Galicia
            4: Extremadura
            5: Aragonia
            6: Andalusia

Question 4: Which of the following occurences matches the given year?

A: 1492           1: The Spanish Armada is beaten by the English
B: 1520           2: Madrid becomes capital
C: 1588           3: The last Moors are driven away from Spain
            4: Spain occupies Portugal under the reign of Philipp II
            5: The King of the Aztecs, Montezuma, dies in a battle against Hernando Cortés
            6: Karl V of Hapsburg ascends to the Spanish throne

Question 5: Which of the following islands belong to the Canary Islands?

  1: Teneriffa
  2: Ibiza
  3: Lanzarote
  4: Fuerteventura
  5: Madeira
  6: Menorca

Question 6: In which region/city have the following dishes their origin?

A: Gazpacho           1: Valencia
B: Paella           2: Andalusia
C: Ropa Vieja           3: Barcelona
            4: Galicia
            5: Las Palmas
            6: Castilia

Question 7: Find the right author to the following books.

A: Historia como sistema (History as a system)           1: Javier Marías
B: Yerma           2: Miguel de Unamuno
C: Don Quijote           3: Federico García Lorca
            4: José Ortega y Gasset
            5: Miguel de Cervantes
            6: Pedro Calderón

Question 8: In which year did it happen?

A: Juan Carlos becomes King           1: 1936
B: Olympic Games in Barcelona           2: 1948
C: Start of the Civil War           3: 1961
            4: 1975
            5: 1984
            6: 1992

Question 9: What do the following words express?

A: gitano           1: castle
B: flamenco           2: oyster
C: castillo           3: bullfight
            4: dance
            5: warlock
            6: gipsy

Question 10: With which musical instrument do you connect the following persons?

A: Padre Antonio Soler           1: recorder
B: Pablo Casals           2: cello
C: Andres Segovia           3: harpsichord
            4: guitar
            5: oboe
            6: piano

Bernhard Kauntz, 2003

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