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Study Guide Questions

1.     What saint traveled about Spain for seven years, preaching the gospel and converting people to Christianity?
2.     In the 10th Century, the banks of the ______________ River marked the limits of Castile.
3.     Ancient Iberians lived in ________________, and the Romans later built baths there.
4.     In which city is there a magnificent Roman aqueduct?
5.     What does the word "alcázar" mean?
6.     What is the word used to describe the style of architecture executed by Moorish craftsmen under the direction of Christian authorities?
7.     What was the name of a tribal leader who organized a revolt against the Moors in the Picos de Europa, and was later chosen by the people to be their leader?
8.     Describe the Plateresque style of architecture.
9.     What city is surrounded by 11th Century walls and towers?
10.     Where is the Spanish Royal Pantheon located?
11.     What was built by Francisco Franco, to serve as his final resting place and to commemorate the Spanish Civil War?
12.     A famous "Black Virgin" statue is one of the relics at ____________________ .
13.     What is the name of Madrid's most famous museum?
14.     What kinds of events once took place in the Plaza Mayor?
15.     On the Plaza de España, there is a memorial to Cervantes and to his two characters, ______________________ and ________________ .
16.     What region of Spain has many towns which bring to mind the adventures of Don Quijote?
17.     What city once had a substantial Jewish population between the 12th and 14th Centuries?
18.     What is the name of the extensive complex built by the Moors in Granada?
19.     The former Royal Tobacco Factory is now part of the ________________________________.
20.     What is the name of Sevilla's famous weather vane?
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