Closed Forte de Sagres Quiz

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  1. Zeltino

    Zeltino Guest

    Greetings Warriors!

    For the past 5 worlds, we have provided you with interesting facts about the forts represented. Now it's your turn to do the digging.
    Below is a short quiz on Forte de Sagres. The first person to answer ALL of the questions correctly will win 1,000 crowns!
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    • You may post only three times. Please note that only completely correct answers will be accepted. If you have incorrectly answered on three separate posts (no matter how many answers are wrong), you may not post any further.
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    • The Bonus Question does not have to be answered correctly. If a correct answer is given, you will receive an additional 250 crowns.
      • If the Bonus Question is not answered correctly, this will not disqualify you from receiving the 1,000 crown prize.
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    1. What does Forte stand for? Fort
    Quiz Questions
    1. What country is Forte De Sagres located?
    2. The Compass Rose located in Forte De Sagres is composed of how many segments?
    3. What Cape lies close to Forte De Sagres? (Hint: It is approximately 3-4km away)
    4. What ocean borders Forte De Sagres?
    5. What city is the current capital of the country that Forte De Sagres resides in?
    6. What English Captain attacked the Sagres region in 1587?
    7. What was the name of the church located within Forte de Sagres?
    8. Under who's reign was it determined that a tower/turret would be built inside of the fort?
    9. Why was the Forte de Sagres important to sailors?
    10. BONUS Question: What is the oldest alliance in the world, and when was it signed?

    ​Best of luck Warriors!

    Congratulations to Quinnster92 and Raddock for answering all of the questions correctly first!
     
  2. Raddock

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    1. What country is Forte De Sagres located?
    A. Portugal
    2. The Compass Rose located in Forte De Sagres is composed of how many segments?
    A. 40
    3. What Cape lies close to Forte De Sagres? (Hint: It is approximately 3-4km away)
    A. Cape St. Vincent
    4. What ocean borders Forte De Sagres?
    A. Atlantic Ocean
    5. What city is the current capital of the country that Forte De Sagres resides in?
    A. Lisbon
    6. What English Captain attacked the Sagres region in 1587?
    A. Francis Drake
    7. What was the name of the church located within Forte de Sagres?
    A. Nossa Senhora da Graca
    8. Under who's reign was it determined that a tower/turret would be built inside of the fort?
    A. Phillip II of Spain
    9. Why was the Forte de Sagres important to sailors?
    A. Offers a shelter for ships before attempting the dangerous voyage around Cape St. Vincent.
    BONUS Question: What is the oldest alliance in the world, and when was it signed?
    A. Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of 1373
     
  3. Raddock

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    1. What country is Forte De Sagres located?
    A. Portugal
    2. The Compass Rose located in Forte De Sagres is composed of how many segments?
    A. 40
    3. What Cape lies close to Forte De Sagres? (Hint: It is approximately 3-4km away)
    A. Cape St. Vincent
    4. What ocean borders Forte De Sagres?
    A. Atlantic Ocean
    5. What city is the current capital of the country that Forte De Sagres resides in?
    A. Lisbon
    6. What English Captain attacked the Sagres region in 1587?
    A. Francis Drake
    7. What was the name of the church located within Forte de Sagres?
    A. Nossa Senhora da Graca
    8. Under who's reign was it determined that a tower/turret would be built inside of the fort?
    A. Phillip II of Spain
    9. Why was the Forte de Sagres important to sailors?
    A. Offers a shelter for ships before attempting the dangerous voyage around Cape St. Vincent.
    BONUS Question: What is the oldest alliance in the world, and when was it signed?
    A. Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of 1373
     
  4. quinnster92

    quinnster92 Guest

    1. What country is Forte De Sagres located?
    A. Portugal
    2. The Compass Rose located in Forte De Sagres is composed of how many segments?
    A. 40
    3. What Cape lies close to Forte De Sagres? (Hint: It is approximately 3-4km away)
    A. Cape St. Vincent
    4. What ocean borders Forte De Sagres?
    A. North Atlantic Ocean
    5. What city is the current capital of the country that Forte De Sagres resides in?
    A. Lisbon
    6. What English Captain attacked the Sagres region in 1587?
    A. Sir Francis Drake
    7. What was the name of the church located within Forte de Sagres?
    A. Church of Santa Maria
    8. Under who's reign was it determined that a tower/turret would be built inside of the fort?
    A. Phillip I of Portugal
    9. Why was the Forte de Sagres important to sailors?
    A. Offered shelter for ships before attempting the dangerous voyage around Cape St. Vincent.
    BONUS Question: What is the oldest alliance in the world, and when was it signed?
    A. Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of 1373
     
  5. vorbic52

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    1. What country is Forte De Sagres located?
    A. Portugal
    2. The Compass Rose located in Forte De Sagres is composed of how many segments?
    A. 32
    3. What Cape lies close to Forte De Sagres? (Hint: It is approximately 3-4km away)
    A. Cape St. Vincent
    4. What ocean borders Forte De Sagres?
    A. North Atlantic Ocean
    5. What city is the current capital of the country that Forte De Sagres resides in?
    A.Lisbon
    6. What English Captain attacked the Sagres region in 1587?
    A. Sir Francis Drake
    7. What was the name of the church located within Forte de Sagres?
    A. Church of Santa Maria
    8. Under who's reign was it determined that a tower/turret would be built inside of the fort?
    A. Phillip I of Portugal
    9. Why was the Forte de Sagres important to sailors?
    A. Offered shelter for ships before attempting the dangerous voyage around Cape St. Vincent.
    BONUS Question: What is the oldest alliance in the world, and when was it signed?
    A. Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of 1373
     
  6. vorbic52

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    1. What country is Forte De Sagres located?
    A. Portugal
    2. The Compass Rose located in Forte De Sagres is composed of how many segments?
    A. 32
    3. What Cape lies close to Forte De Sagres? (Hint: It is approximately 3-4km away)
    A. Cape St. Vincent
    4. What ocean borders Forte De Sagres?
    A. North Atlantic Ocean
    5. What city is the current capital of the country that Forte De Sagres resides in?
    A.Lisbon
    6. What English Captain attacked the Sagres region in 1587?
    A. Sir Francis Drake
    7. What was the name of the church located within Forte de Sagres?
    A. Church of Our Lady of Grace
    8. Under who's reign was it determined that a tower/turret would be built inside of the fort?
    A. Phillip I of Portugal
    9. Why was the Forte de Sagres important to sailors?
    A. Refuge from bad weather before travelling. Logistical port for supplies and sailors. Monitoring vessel traffic as it was a necessary route. Defense of local area.
    BONUS Question: What is the oldest alliance in the world, and when was it signed?
    A. Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of 1373 -
     
  7. Coolnite7

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    1. What country is Forte De Sagres located?
    A. Portugal
    2. The Compass Rose located in Forte De Sagres is composed of how many segments?
    A. 32
    3. What Cape lies close to Forte De Sagres? (Hint: It is approximately 3-4km away)
    A. Cape St. Vincent
    4. What ocean borders Forte De Sagres?
    A. North Atlantic Ocean
    5. What city is the current capital of the country that Forte De Sagres resides in?
    A.Lisbon
    6. What English Captain attacked the Sagres region in 1587?
    A. Sir Francis Drake
    7. What was the name of the church located within Forte de Sagres?
    A. Church of Santa Maria
    8. Under who's reign was it determined that a tower/turret would be built inside of the fort?
    A. Phillip I of Portugal
    9. Why was the Forte de Sagres important to sailors?
    A. Offered shelter for ships before attempting the dangerous voyage around Cape St. Vincent.
    BONUS Question: What is the oldest alliance in the world, and when was it signed?
    A. Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of 1373
     
  8. Zeltino

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  9. Zeltino

    Zeltino Guest

    Looks like we have our winner! Congratulations Quinnster92 for answering all of the questions (And the bonus) correctly!

    Raddock was super close, but the answer to number 8 is Phillip I of Portugal - Not the II!

    Thanks all :).
     
  10. Zeltino

    Zeltino Guest

    Raddock just took me to school! Phillip II of Spain IS Phillip I of Portugal!

    Raddock will receive 1250 crowns as well!
     
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