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Angra do Heroísmo: Quiz


Question 1: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Public domainCopyright infringementCopyrightIntellectual property

Question 2: A vassal of the Portuguese king, he later rebelled, and he was defeated and imprisoned by the ________, led by Joaquim Mouzinho de Albuquerque.
Portuguese ArmyPortugalPortuguese Armed ForcesLisbon

Question 3: Badly outnumbered, he won the ________ on 26 July 1582, off São Miguel Island, against a loose confederation of Portuguese, French, English, and Dutch privateers.
Spanish ArmadaBattle of Ponta DelgadaEnglish ArmadaCapture of Cadiz

Question 4: Angra, or Angra do Heroísmo (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɐ̃ɡɾɐ du eɾuˈiʒmu]), is a city of approximately 21,300 people on the island of Terceira in the Portuguese autonomous region of the ________.
Saint HelenaAzoresAkrotiri and DhekeliaMadeira

Question 5: On 25 August, he was defeated at the Battle of Alcântara by the ________ armies led by Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, Duke of Alba.
Spanish EmpireSpainCharles V, Holy Roman EmperorHabsburg Spain

Question 6: It was a victorious Maria da Gloria, who, reigning as ________, bestowed this honor on Angra, her Azorean home during the six long years of civil war.
Maria I of PortugalBeatrice of PortugalMaria II of PortugalJanuária Maria, Princess Imperial of Brazil

Question 7: On 20 September 1836, ________, the eminent English naturalist, nearing the end of his second voyage aboard the research vessel, HMS Beagle, arrived at the Azores and anchored at Angra.
Charles DarwinCharles Darwin's educationCharles Darwin's religious viewsEvolution

Question 8: Pero Anes do Canto (1480–1556) was a Portuguese nobleman, who was born at Guimarães, ________ and died at Angra do Heroísmo.
GreecePortugalEast TimorSpain

Question 9: The king had a male heir, Pedro, but Pedro had proclaimed the independence of ________ in 1822, and he was now Emperor Pedro I of Brazil.
MozambiqueEast TimorPortugalBrazil

Question 10: Some claim that Angra was founded by Álvaro Martins, who sailed with Didrik Pining on his expedition to the New World, and with Bartolomeu Dias on his voyage around the ________.
Table Mountain National ParkCape of Good HopeCape TownSouth Africa


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