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Barcelona Quiz

Questions about the city of the Barcelona, the culture, famous 'barceloni' and sport. 20 Questions.

 
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How many people (approx.) live in the urban area of Barcelona?

  • 1.2 million
  • 2.2 million
  • 4.2 million
  • 8.2 million

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Who is official patron saint of Barcelona?

  • Saint Cesc
  • Saint Eulalia
  • Saint Leo
  • Saint Jaume

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The famous 'La Rambla' street leads from Placa de Catalunya to a statue of which famous explorer?

  • Christopher Columbus
  • Vasco de Gama
  • Ferdinand Magellan
  • Marco Polo

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Barcelona lies on the coast of which body of water?

  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Bay of Barcelona
  • Catalonian Sea
  • Mediterranean Sea

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The mountain which overlooks Barcelona is called Tibidabo. What does the name mean?

  • Green hill
  • I will give to you
  • Small mountain
  • You are the one

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Match these English words with the Catalan translation.

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Left

  • avui
  • carrer
  • pernil
  • tancat

Right

  • closed
  • street
  • ham
  • today

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In which year did Barcelona host the Olympic Games?

  • 1902
  • 1984
  • 1992
  • 1996

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Gaudi's famous basilica, the Sagrada Familia, is still being built. When did construction begin on it?

  • 1882
  • 1883
  • 1924
  • 1976

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Antoni Gaudi is responsible for designing many modernist wonders in city. Put these buildings in order of them being finished (earliest first).

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  • Casa Batllo
  • Casa Mila (La Pedrera)
  • Park Guell
  • Sagrada Familia

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The festival of Barcelona, La Merce, falls in which month?

  • February
  • June
  • August
  • September

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Pablo Picasso spent many of his formative years as a student in Barcelona, but where was he born?

  • Barcelona
  • Madrid
  • Malaga
  • Paris

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Many of Barcelona FC's footballers have come from their own youth system based La Masia. Put these graduates in order of their pro debut (earliest first).

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  • Andres Iniesta
  • Lionel Messi
  • Cesc Fabregas
  • Gerard Pique

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Which team did basketball player Pau Gasol first play for in the NBA?

  • Dallas Mavericks
  • Los Angles Lakers
  • Memphis Grizzlies
  • Philadelphia 76ers

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Which member of 'The Three Tenors' was from Barcelona?

  • Enrique Iglesias
  • Jose Carreras
  • Luciano Pavarotti
  • Placido Domingo

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How did Antoni Gaudi die?

  • He died in a fire at the Sagrada Familia.
  • He was hit by a tram.
  • He was killed in action in the First World War.
  • He was shot by pro-fascist protestors.

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What is the actual capacity of Barcelona FC's stadium, Camp Nou?

  • 60,124
  • 85,454
  • 99,786
  • 106,286

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How many members of Spain's 2010 World Cup squad were Barcelona players (at the time)?

  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
  • 9

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In 1992, Barcelona won the European Cup for the first time in their history. Ronald Koeman scored the winning goal, but where was the match played?

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  • Olympiastadion, Munich
  • Parc de Princes, Paris
  • Santiagio Bernabeu, Madrid
  • Wembley, London

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Who was the last Barcelona player before Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d'Or?

  • Deco
  • Rivaldo
  • Ronaldinho
  • Xavi

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Which of these is NOT a nickname of Barcelona FC?

  • Barca
  • Blaugrana
  • Los Cules
  • Los Vikingos

 

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