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Question 1: What is the name of the river upon which Madrid stands?
(A) The Guadiana
(B) The Duero
(C) The Manzanares
(D) The Pisuerga
Question 2: The traditional center of Madrid is a crescent-shaped square called ___?
(A) Puerta del Sol
(B) Museo Cerralbo
(C) Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas
(D) Estacion de Atocha
Question 3: What is the name of the old square built-in 1617 where bullfights and executions of heretics took place?
(A) Puerta del Sol
(B) Plaza del Callao
(C) Plaza Mayor
(D) Plaza Oriente
Question 4: What is the name of the great museum, particularly rich in collections of Goya; Velazquez and El Greco?
(A) Caixa Forum
(B) The Madrid Wax Museum
(C) The Thyssen
(D) The Prado
Question 5: The botanical and zoological gardens are called ___?
(A) The Buen Retiro Park
(B) Casa de Campo
(C) Quinta de Los Molinos
(D) El Retiro
Question 6: What is the name of the residence of the King?
(A) Royal Palace of El Pardo
(B) Royal Palace of Aranjuez
(C) Zarzuela Palace
(D) Royal Palace of Madrid
Question 7: Until the 10th century Madrid was only a Moorish fortress. What was its function?
(A) San Pedro
(B) To protect Toledo
Question 8: In what year did Philip II move the Spanish court to Madrid?
Question 9: When did it replace Valladolid as the Capital of Spain?
Question 10: What is the traditional nickname of the Madrilenos (the people of Madrid)?
(A) Los Gatos
(B) Factory Town
(C) The Hole
(D) The City of Counts
Question 11: Who was the ruler of Spain who lived in Madrid from 1808 until 1812?
(C) Joseph Bonaparte
Question 12: What was one of the (more complimentary) nicknames given to him by Los Gatos?
(A) The City of Counts
(B) El Rey Plazuelas
(C) Factory Town
(D) Los Gatos
Question 13: What is the name of the national parliament?
(A) El Corte
(B) Eider Gardiazabal
(C) Lina Gálvez
(D) Cristina Maestre
Question 14: Madrid boasts two fine professional football stadiums. Please name one of them?
(A) Camp Nou or Metropolitano Stadium
(B) Santiago Bernabéu or Benito Villamarín
(C) Lluís Companys or Vicente Calderon
(D) Santiago Bernabeu or Vicente Calderon
Question 15: What is the name of the major bullring?
(A) Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas
(B) Plaza de Toros de Real Maestranza De Caballería De Ronda
(C) Monumental de las Ventas
(D) Las Arenas