Hola Amigos! Get ready to embark on a grand tour of España from your sofa. This quiz is nacho ordinary Spanish trivia quiz, it’s a pun-derful journey through the vibrant culture, delicious cuisine, and rich history of the Spanish-speaking world.
So, grab a plate of your favorite tapas and let’s taco ’bout Spain. After this quiz, you’ll be saying “Ole!” to your newfound knowledge.
1. What is the Spanish word for ‘hello’?
2. What is Spain’s national animal?
3. Name the traditional Spanish dish made of rice and seafood.
4. What is the famous unfinished cathedral in Barcelona?
5. How many countries in the world have Spanish as an official language?
6. How do you say ‘red’ in Spanish?
7. Who is Spain’s all-time top scorer in soccer?
8. Who reigned as the King and Queen of Spain when Christopher Columbus set sail in 1492?
9. Name a popular Spanish TV show that has gained international fame.
10. What is the major winter holiday celebrated in Spain that involves gift giving?
11. What is the English translation of the Spanish word ‘amigo’?
12. Name the most famous Spanish artist known for the cubist style.
13. What is a common Spanish saying that means “Everything has a solution, except for death”?
14. Who ruled Spain as a dictator for several decades in the 20th century?
15. Name the most famous Spanish singer and son who are known worldwide.
16. What is the traditional Spanish dress worn by women during Flamenco dances or festivals?
17. Name the famous Spanish architect known for his unique style and his work on La Sagrada Família.
18. How do you say ‘cat’ in Spanish?
19. Name one of the two autonomous cities of Spain located on the north coast of Africa.
20. Who became the King of Spain in 2014?
21. What’s a popular Spanish dessert made with rice and milk?
22. Name a famous Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes that is translated into English.
23. What is the Spanish translation of “snow”?
24. How do you say ‘seven’ in Spanish?
25. What is ‘hand’ in Spanish?
26. Which popular city in Spain is the home of Messi’s first professional team?
27. Which Caribbean country was the first that Christopher Columbus claimed to discover?
28. What other language, apart from Spanish, has had a significant influence on the vocabulary of many South American countries?
29. Name a common phrase in Spanish used to say “Good luck”.
30. Which Spanish explorer set sail around the world but died before he completed his journey?
31. What is the Spanish word for ‘to be’ which is used for permanent or lasting attributes?
32. How do you say ‘watermelon’ in Spanish?
33. Name a famous Spanish festival renowned for its tomato fight.
34. What does the word “embarazada” mean in English?
35. How do you say ‘January’ in Spanish?
36. Who was the leader of the Nationalist forces during the Spanish Civil War?
37. What is the highest mountain range in mainland Spain?
38. Which Spanish scientist won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1906?
39. Who was the dictator of Spain before the transition to democracy?
40. Which artistic movement was Salvador Dalí known for?
41. Name a famous Spanish actress who has won an Academy Award.
42. What is the Spanish word for ‘train’?
43. Which country is closer to North America – Spain or Portugal?
44. Majorca is one of which group of islands owned by Spain?
45. What is the traditional Spanish dance characterized by hand clapping, percussive footwork, and intricate movements?
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