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Who was Francisco Franco?
Dictator of Spain from 1939-1975
What is el Valle de los Caídos?
Monument to those killed during the Spanish civil war
What is the Puerta del Sol?
Madrid's Time Square
What is El Menú del día?
A complete meal at one price: the most economical way to eat in Spain
What is the Tomatina?
The World's largest tomato fight
What holiday is celebrated January 6 in Spanish speaking countries?
Three Kings Day
Spain produces 44% of the world's what?
Olive oil
What Spanish tennis player is currently ranked #1 in the world?
Rafael Nadal
What NBA San Antonio Spurs standout was born in Spain?
Pau Gasol
In which Spanish speaking country is Angel Falls, the world's tallest waterfall?
Venezuela
What is the highest navigable lake in the World?
Lake Titicaca
Between which 2 South american countries is Lake Titicaca located?
Bolivia and Peru
What island belonging to Chile is famous for its giant statues?
Easter Island
What are Salvador Dalí, Frida Kahlo adnn Diego Velasquez all well known for?
They are famous painters
What do Jorge Borges, Rubén Dario, Federico Garcia Lorca and Miguel de Cervantes have in common?
They are famous hispanic writers
What is Miguel de Cervantes most famous work?
Don Quijote de la Mancha
When was the first official bullfight?
In 711 A.D.
What famous Hemingway novel introduced bullfighting to the Western world?
The Sun Also Rises
Where is the largest bullring in Spain located?
Rhonda, in Southern Spain
Where is Spain's most beautiful bullring located?
Sevilla