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Spanish 3 B Cultural Fun Facts

Cultural Fun Facts from Spanish 3B
Constitutional Monarchy
What kind of government does Spain have?
Dictator of Spain
Who was Fransisco Franco?
Franco's prisoners built the monument for those who died after the Spanish Civil War
What is El Valle de los Caidos (Valley of the Fallen) and who built it?
Madrid's Time Square
What is the Puerta de Sol in Madrid?
A complete meal offered at one price. Most economical way to eat in Spain.
What is "EL MENU DEL DIA" and how does it work?
The world's largest tomato fight
La Tomatina occurs the last Wednesday in August in the town of Bunol Spain. What is it?
3 Kings Day
What holiday is celebrated today, January 6, in many spanish speaking countries?
Olive Oil
Spain produces 44% of the world's what?
Tour De France
What internationally known sporting event has Spain won for the last 5 years straight?
Rafael Nadal
What Spanish tennis player is currently ranked number one in the world?
In which Spanish speaking country am I if I'm standing at the top of the world's tallest waterfall?
On the border of Peru and Bolivia; Lake Titicaca
I am on the border of 2 South American countries looking at the highest navigable lake in the world. Where am I and what lake am I looking at?
Easter Island
A special territory belonging to Chile, this small island in the south-eastern Pacific is famous for its giant statues. What is the name of the island?
What are Salvador Dali, Frida Kahlo, and Diego Velaquez all known for?
Famous Hispanic Writers
What do Jorge Borges, Ruben Dario, Federico Garcia, and Miguel de Cervantes have in common?
Don Quijote
What is Miguel de Cervantes most famous work?