Portugal Quiz

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 10 June, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 10 June, 2008, 12:00am

Test your general knowledge. The answers are below.

1 Bacalhau is a famous Portuguese dish, what is its main ingredient? 2 Which classic Portuguese alcoholic drink is made in Douro Valley in the northern provinces of the country? 3 Manchester United's Christiano Ronaldo was named after his father's favourite actor. Who was it? 4 On which river is Lisbon located? 5 In which century did Portuguese traders settle in Macau? 6 What is the capital city of the popular tourist district of the Algarve? 7 Which explorer died during the first successful attempt to circumnavigate the Earth? 8 Which writer, playwright and journalist won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1998? 9 The Azores and which other Atlantic archipelago is part of Portugal? 10 Portugal is the world's leading producer of what natural product?


1Dry cod 2Port 3Ronald Reagan 4The Tagus 516th century 6Faro 7Ferdinand Magellan 8Jose Saramago 9Madeira 10Cork