Spain questions This is a list of recently added questions about Spain. Play Spain quiz and see all the questions. What sea lies between Spain and Africa?Alboran Sea. The Alboran Sea is the westernmost portion of the Mediterranean Sea. The name of the sea is derived from the small Alboran Island in the middle of the sea. The island is named after a Tunisian pirate, Al Borani, who had a base on the island in the 16th century.Created by: globalquiz.orgMorocco riddles »very hard 36% Alboran SeaAlboran Sea79Ligurian SeaLigurian Sea70Arabian SeaArabian Sea24Aegean SeaAegean Sea44 To which country does Mallorca belong?Spain. Mallorca is the largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago. The name of the island is derived from the Latin “Insula maior”, which means “the larger one” (in comparison to Minorca and Ibiza).Created by: globalquiz.orgislands riddles »very easy 88% FranceFrance19GreeceGreece7SpainSpain331PortugalPortugal18 To which country does Ibiza belong?Spain. Ibiza has become well known for its association with nightlife, electronic music that originated on the island, and for the summer club scene, all of which attracts large numbers of tourists drawn to that type of holiday. The island's government and the Spanish Tourist Office have been working to promote more family-oriented tourismCreated by: globalquiz.orgseas riddles »very easy 89% SpainSpain338ItalyItaly7FranceFrance11PortugalPortugal21 What is the meaning of two pillars visible on the Spanish flag?Pillars of Hercules are rocks which are at the west flank of Mediterranean Sea: Rock of Gibraltar at the European side and Mount Moses ("Jebel Musa") at the African side. Colours of flag are not officially explained. Colloquially it is claimed that their meaning is: red - blood of toreador, and yellow - the sand of the arena.Created by: Inesflags riddles »hard 40% Pillars of HerculesPillars of Hercules2239Faith and WorkFaith and Work506Government and NationGovernment and Nation650King and ChurchKing and Church2073 What is the only African country where Spanish is an offical language?Equatorial Guinea. Since 1778, the territory of present-day Equatorial Guinea was the colony of Spain called Spanish Guinea. It became independent nation in 1968.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Spain riddles »hard 46% MoroccoMorocco2387Equatorial GuineaEquatorial Guinea3942MaliMali1150SenegalSenegal1047 What nationality was Diego Velázquez?Spanish. Velázquez was a leading artist at the court of King Philip IV during the Spanish Golden Age. In 1659, he was made a belted knight in recognition to his work for the king.Created by: globalquiz.orgpainters riddles »average 68% SpanishSpanish6280PortuguesePortuguese1933MexicanMexican491ArgentinianArgentinian426 Which famous church has this fantastic ceiling?Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Describing Sagrada Família, art critic Rainer Zerbst said, "It is probably impossible to find a church building anything like it in the entire history of art" and Paul Goldberger called it, "The most extraordinary personal interpretation of Gothic architecture since the Middle Ages."Created by: globalquiz.orgchurches riddles »easy 75% Cologne CathedralCologne Cathedral355Sagrada Familia in BarcelonaSagrada Familia in Barcelona4608Florence CathedralFlorence Cathedral647Salt Lake TempleSalt Lake Temple500 What is the second most widely spoken language in Spain?Catalan evolved from Vulgar Latin in the 9th century. During the Low Middle Ages it saw a golden age as the literary and dominant language of the Crown of Aragon, and was widely used all over the Mediterranean (it was an official language in Sicily until the 15th century, and in Sardinia until the 17th century). Today, there are about 9 million Catalan speakers in Spain.Created by: Monica Stillerlanguages riddles »very easy 81% BasqueBasque475CatalanCatalan3776GalicianGalician283AsturianAsturian116 Which city has the famous Bay of La Concha, often considered as the best city beach in Europe?San Sebastian lies on the coast of the Bay of Biscay, Atlantic Ocean. In 1863 the city was chosen by the Spanish monarchy to spend the summer following the French example of the near Biarritz. As the "wave baths" at La Concha conflicted with shipbuilding activity, shipyards relocated to Pasaia, a near bay formerly part of San Sebastian.Created by: Luca Biaggitourism riddles »hard 46% PortoPorto1490BarcelonaBarcelona2915San SebastianSan Sebastian5713MarseillesMarseilles2127 When was the cathedral in Madrid consecrated?In 1992. When the capital of Spain was transferred from Toledo to Madrid in 1561, the seat of the Church in Spain remained in Toledo and the new capital had no cathedral. Plans to build a cathedral in Madrid were discussed as early as the 16th century, but the cost of expanding and keeping the Empire came first. The construction of the church located just next to the Royal Palace began in 1878 and concluded in 1992.Created by: globalquiz.orgcathedrals riddles »very hard 33% in 1072in 1072343in 1322in 1322852in 1744in 1744718in 1992in 1992974 Play Spain quiz and see all the questions.