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Question 1: Under their leader Tariq ibn-Ziyad, they landed at ________ and brought most of the Iberian Peninsula under Islamic rule in an eight-year campaign.
Saint HelenaTurks and Caicos IslandsGibraltarCayman Islands

Question 2: In the 6th century BC the ________ arrived in Iberia while struggling with the Greeks for control of the Western Mediterranean.

Question 3: The ________ hosts Calidris canutus, Tringa nebularia and Arenaria interpres.
PortugalNorte Region, PortugalCentro Region, PortugalAlgarve

Question 4: The seafaring Phoenicians, Greeks and ________ successively settled along the Mediterranean coast and founded trading colonies there over a period of several centuries.

Question 5: It is bordered on the southeast and east by the Mediterranean Sea, and on the north, west and southwest by the ________.
Atlantic OceanArctic OceanIndian OceanPacific Ocean

Question 6: They would also conquer the province of the Byzantine Empire (552-624) of Spania in the south of the peninsula and the ________.
HispaniaBalearic IslandsLusitaniaPontus

Question 7: In the 8th century BC the first ________, such as Emporion (modern Empúries), were founded along the Mediterranean coast on the East, leaving the south coast to the Phoenicians.
Byzantine EmpireColonies in antiquityRoman EmpireAlexander the Great

Question 8: From the 8th to the 15th centuries, parts of the Iberian peninsula were ruled by the Moors (mainly Berber and ________) who had crossed over from North Africa.
SyriaArab peopleIraqPalestinian people

Question 9: The peninsula was part of the Islamic ________ empire until they were finally uprooted.
Umayyad CaliphateRashidun CaliphateAlmohad dynastyAbbasid Caliphate

Question 10: The Roman geographers and other prose writers from the time of the late Roman Republic called the entire peninsula ________.
Roman BritainGallaeciaLusitaniaHispania

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