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Portugal Country Quiz #2

Try to guess these curious facts about Portugal. Second version of a similar quiz.
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Last updated: July 31, 2014
First submittedJuly 30, 2014
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Celt leader who fought Romans throughout IInd century.
Viriato
City where the oldest University of the country is located.
Coimbra
Bridge over the river Tejo, 17.3 km long.
Ponte Vasco da Gama
Natural reserve archipelago, offshore the city of Peniche.
Berlengas
Famous XVIth century painter, born in Viseu.
Grão Vasco
Most universal portuguese poet. Wrote under several heteronyms.
Fernando Pessoa
One of the oldest portuguese wine regions. It takes its name from a river.
Dão
XVIth century playwright, known as the Portuguese father of drama.
Gil Vicente
Southern city, famous for its beaches and nightlife, appealing to foreign tourists.
Albufeira
First portuguese athlete to ever win a gold medal in the Olympics.
Carlos Lopes
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Portuguese diplomat who was responsible to save thousands of jews from genocide during WW II.
Aristides de Sousa Mendes
National song, UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage since 2011.
Fado
Ancient Portuguese possession,formerly known as Ceylon.
Sri Lanka
Portuguese king, killed in a battle in Alcácer Quibir in the XVIth century.
Sebastião
Capital of the archipelago of Madeira, famous for its bay, gardens, Carnival and New Year celebrations.
Funchal
Date of a famous XXth century revolution which put an end to the dictatorship of Estado Novo.
25 de Abril de 1974
Natural resource, extracted from a tree, of which Portugal is the biggest world producer.
Cortiça
Second official language of the country, spoken by around 35 thousand people, in the NE of the nation.
Mirandês
Most famous portuguese egg tart pastry.
Pastel de nata
Head of the Portuguese Government during the reign of Joseph I.
Marquês de Pombal
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Level 77
Nov 14, 2014
Only got two - it was a learning experience.
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Level 50
Nov 15, 2014
Good to know! You can try version 3 too!