(October 2006)

An ICP Alumni Spainquiz - #4:

Check your answers!

1. Approx. how many inhabitants has Spain?
20 million
30 million
40 million
60 million

2. When did the present Spanish king Juan Carlos I enter the throne?
1965
1970
1975
1980

3. The Spanish national day commemorates the discovery of the Americas by Columbus 1492 - at what date?
January 16.
April 4.
September 10.
October 12.

4. Which city was the last one conquered by the catholic monarchs to end Moorish ruling in Spain?
Granada
Zaragoza
Cordoba
Toledo

5. When was that?
A.D. 985
A.D. 1164
A.D. 1288
A.D. 1492

6. Which city is not situated in Spain?
Ronda
Cadiz
Faro
Fuengirola

7. Which of these cities is situated closest to Gibraltar?
Sevilla
Toledo
Alicante
Granada

8. Which coastline of Spain is situated towards the Atlantic Ocean?
Costa del Sol
Costa Blanca
Costa Dorada
Costa de la Luz

9. Which of these famous painters is not Spanish?
Murillo
Goya
Picasso
El Greco

10. Bullfighting has long traditions in Spain. What is the name of such an event?
Corrida
Romeria
Cuadrilla
Palco

11. At what altitude above sea level is Madrid situated?
330 meters
440 meters
550 meters
660 meters

12. When did Portugal get it's independence from Spain?
A.D. 960
1143
1386
1489

13. When did Spain become a NATO member??
1978
1982
1990
1994

14. When did Spain become a member of the European Union (EU)?
1976
1978
1986
1990

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