Statistics for Geography of the Spanish Empire

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
What modern-day country has the most Spanish speakers?Mexico
98%
What two Native American empires were conquered by the conquistadors?Incas
90%
What two Native American empires were conquered by the conquistadors?Aztecs
89%
What Asian country was once controlled by Spain?Philippines
84%
What two current U.S. territories were ceded by Spain in 1898?Puerto Rico
78%
What island chain includes Tenerife and Fuerteventura?Canary Islands
76%
What country was once known as Spanish Guinea?{Equatorial} Guinea
76%
What country do the Spanish cities of Ceuta and Melilla border?Morocco
73%
On what island was the city of Santo Domingo founded in 1498?Hispaniola
68%
What two current U.S. territories were ceded by Spain in 1898?Guam
65%
What was, initially, the most important export from Spain's American colonies?Gold
62%
What isthmus was crossed by Balboa in 1513?Isthmus of Panama
52%
Until 1715, Spain was actually two separate kingdoms ruled by the same king. What were those two kingdoms?Aragon
51%
Until 1715, Spain was actually two separate kingdoms ruled by the same king.
What were those two kingdoms?
Castille
49%
What European country gained independence from Spain after the "Eighty Years' War"?Netherlands
48%
What was the last city in Spain to be reconquered from the Moors?Granada
47%
What city's full name can be translated as "City of our Lady Saint Mary of the Fair Winds"?Buenos Aires
41%
What is the term for the Spanish outposts that were established in California to spread
Christianity to Native Americans?
Missions
40%
What is the term for a person of mixed Spanish and Native American descent?Mestizo
34%
What is the oldest city in the continental United States (founded by Spain in 1566)?Saint Augustine
28%

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