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Nombre y apellido ______ANSWERS______
la sra. Downey
fecha: el _____ de _____________
español 9/10
Complete the following Study Guide using the text D
​ iscovering Languages: Spanish​.
On what continent is Spain located? ______Europe______________________
2. On what peninsula is Spain located? _____Iberian__________________________
3. Spain shares this peninsula with ________Portugal____________________.
4. The _______________Pyrenees___________ mountains separate Spain from France.
5. There are __3___ bodies of water that surround Spain. They are:
____________Mediterranean Sea ________________Atlantic Ocean
________________Cantabrian Sea
6. The capital of Spain is _____Madrid____________. The art museum here that holds
the most famous paintings is called El ___Prado__________.
7. _____20___ countries around the world identify Spanish as their national language.
8. The Indo-European family of languages evolved into the
_____Romance_____________ languages. ________Latin____________ is the
mother language of that and the five languages descended from this are :
______________French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Romanian
9. Spain owns two island chains. They are the ______Balearic______________________
islands in the ________Mediterranean Sea_______________ and the
_______Canary______ islands in the _____________Atlantic Ocean______________.
10. Spain is about the size of the state of _________California____________________.
11. The _______Moors____________ occupied the country of Spain from the 700’s until
1482. They are known as __________Muslims______________________ nowadays.
12. King __________Fernando______ and Queen ____Isabella_________ united to fight
for the _____Christian_______________ people of Spain and expel the
13. This king and queen sponsored
____________Columbus_________________________ on his trip to the New World.
14. Colonization means: ________invading a land and taking over that area as a territory
that has to live by your rules and give all profits back to the
15. Why is Spanish spoken in Central and South America? ____________Spain colonized
almost all of South America______________________________
16. Spanish is the ____4th___________ most spoken language in the world.
17. The largest population of Spanish-speakers in North America live in
18. The largest population of Spanish-speakers in South America live in
19. Although the United States does not recognize any national language, the amount of
Spanish-speakers living here classifies the US as the ____4th______ most Spanishspeaking country in the world.
20. The islands of _______________Cuba________________, ___________Puerto
Rico__________ and _____________Dominican Republic___________ are the
Hispanic Caribbean nations.
21. The country of _______________Puerto Rico________________ is actually a free
associated state (or commonwealth) of the United States.
22. The three most famous Native civilizations that existed in the western hemisphere before
the arrival of the Spaniards were the __________Aztec_________________________,
_________Inca___________________ and the _______Maya___________________.
23. Castilian is ________the official language of Spain_______________________.
24. Catalán. Gallego, Andalusian and Vascuense are
________dialects_________________ that are similar to Castilian.
25. What makes Castilian different from the others? ___________c= th sound, unlike s
sound in other countries_____________________________________.
26. There are ___28___ letters in the Spanish alphabet.
27. Spanish language varies across countries. Complete the chart.
Puerto Rico
28. Typical mexican food items are ______tacos_______________,
_________tamales__________, __________enchiladas________________ and
________burritos______________ because the region is rich in crops such as
_______beans___________ and ________corn____________.
29. Fried green plantains are known as ____tostones______________________.
30. Meat-filled turnovers are called ___empanadas or empanadillas__________________.
31. The ________Andes___________________ mountain range runs the length of South
America. A popular crop in these mountainous regions is __________potatoes______.
32. Spanish food is more dependent on crops such as ___rice____________,
_________olives____________ and ______citrus_______________. The proteins tend
to be __beef________ due to cattle ranching and ____seafood_______________ due to
Spain’s extensive coastline.
33. Paella is a Spanish dish that varies by region but mostly contains ___rice________ ,
___seafood__________________ and ______sausage___________________.
34. The tall skinny knight, _Don___ ________Quijote______________ travelled with his
short, fat friend _____Sancho_______ ______Panza______ battle mythical giants.
This novel was written by ______Miguel________ de ___Cervantes_____________
when he was captured and held for ransom for five years.
35. Famous Hispanic authors & poets are _______Octavio Paz__________________ , poet
from Mexico; ___________Gabriel García Márquez_____ novelist from Colombia;
______Pablo Neruda________ poet from Chile; _______Carlos Fuentes____________
novelist from Mexico; ______Jorge Luis Borges__________ short story writer from
Argentina; __________Gabriela Mistral____________________ poet from Chile.
36. The two most well-known Hispanic artists from the 20th century are from Spain.
La Guérnica by ____Pablo Picasso___________________________
Persistence of Memory by _______Salvador Dalí___________________________
37. Music in Hispanic countries has a rich tradition of slave rhythms, Native American
folklore and Spanish beats. Complete the chart below.
Mexican brass
Speedy Spanish
Argentine close
dance with
Current Hispanic
38. The sport where the “matador” and his crew poke, hurt and sometimes kill the animal is
called ____________bullfighting___________________________.
39. «La Tomatina» is a festival in August in an eastern town of Spain (Buñol) when people
throw ___________tomatoes_________________________________.
40. «El Día de San Fermín» is a festival in northern Spain (Pamplona) where the men run
through the streets with the _____bulls________________________.