Portugal Country Quiz #2

Try to guess these curious facts about Portugal. Second version of a similar quiz.
Quiz by nucos
Last updated: July 31, 2014
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First submittedJuly 30, 2014
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Celt leader who fought Romans throughout IInd century.
City where the oldest University of the country is located.
Bridge over the river Tejo, 17.3 km long.
Ponte Vasco da Gama
Natural reserve archipelago, offshore the city of Peniche.
Famous XVIth century painter, born in Viseu.
Grão Vasco
Most universal portuguese poet. Wrote under several heteronyms.
Fernando Pessoa
One of the oldest portuguese wine regions. It takes its name from a river.
XVIth century playwright, known as the Portuguese father of drama.
Gil Vicente
Southern city, famous for its beaches and nightlife, appealing to foreign tourists.
First portuguese athlete to ever win a gold medal in the Olympics.
Carlos Lopes
Portuguese diplomat who was responsible to save thousands of jews from genocide during WW II.
Aristides de Sousa Mendes
National song, UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage since 2011.
Ancient Portuguese possession,formerly known as Ceylon.
Sri Lanka
Portuguese king, killed in a battle in Alcácer Quibir in the XVIth century.
Capital of the archipelago of Madeira, famous for its bay, gardens, Carnival and New Year celebrations.
Date of a famous XXth century revolution which put an end to the dictatorship of Estado Novo.
25 de Abril de 1974
Natural resource, extracted from a tree, of which Portugal is the biggest world producer.
Second official language of the country, spoken by around 35 thousand people, in the NE of the nation.
Most famous portuguese egg tart pastry.
Pastel de nata
Head of the Portuguese Government during the reign of Joseph I.
Marquês de Pombal
Level 76
Nov 14, 2014
Only got two - it was a learning experience.
Level 48
Nov 15, 2014
Good to know! You can try version 3 too!