Statistics for Spanish Loanwords A-Z

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  • This quiz has been taken 37 times
  • The average score is 17 of 23

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Hint Spanish Loanword % Correct
Triangular tortilla chipsNNachos
100%
State of "Flowers" which joined the U.S. in 1845FFlorida
97%
Sandy, Andrew, Harvey, Katrina etc.HHurricane
94%
"The Angels"LLos Angeles
91%
Three-letter expression of triumph. Used by bullfighters and football playersOOlé
91%
This alcoholic drink "makes me happy"TTequila
88%
Native American empire based in modern-day PeruIInca
88%
A naval fleet. The Spanish one was defeated in 1588AArmada
88%
Means "slowly". Also the most popular song on YouTubeDDespacito
84%
Wide-brimmed hatSSombrero
81%
Meaning "Fox". Known from films with a black mask covering the upper half of the faceZZorro
81%
Combatants which use irregular military tactics, such as the Viet CongGGuerrilleros
78%
Small, flat island. Hemingway's "West" is probably the most famous oneKKey
78%
The feeling that objects are moving. Alternatively a 1958 Hitchcock filmVVertigo
78%
Francisco Pizarro and Hernán Cortés, for exampleCConquistador
75%
Cocktail consisting of limes, sugar, mint and rumMMojito
72%
The Spanish colonialists were looking for this town of pure goldEEl Dorado
72%
Government led by military commander, common in 1980s Latin AmericaJJunta
69%
The Guatemalan currency or a colourful Central American birdQQuetzal
63%
New York word for a convenience storeBBodega
56%
South Carolina's nicknamePPalmetto
28%
The Spanish one was completed in 1492 ending in the Fall of GranadaRReconquista
25%
Original name of the settlement which became San Francisco, CaliforniaYYerba Buena
25%

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