Statistics for South American Geography Quiz #1

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  • The average score is 13 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What is the longest river in South America?Amazon
99%
What is the longest mountain range in South America?Andes
94%
What is the most spoken language in South America?Portuguese
89%
In what city would you find Sugarloaf Mountain and Ipanema Beach?Rio de Janeiro
89%
What two capital cities are located on the Río de la Plata?Buenos Aires
80%
What islands are called the Islas Malvinas by Argentinians?Falkland Islands
77%
What are the two capital cities of Bolivia?La Paz
76%
What two capital cities are located on the Río de la Plata?Montevideo
73%
What "lost city" of the Incas is a popular tourist attraction?Machu Picchu
71%
What waterfall, found in Venezuela, is the world's tallest?Angel Falls
70%
What country owns the ABC islands: Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao?Netherlands
69%
What island chain is located on the far south of the continent?Tierra del {Fuego}
68%
What is the largest lake in South America, found at an elevation of 12,500 feet?Lake Titicaca
61%
What are the two capital cities of Bolivia?Sucre
61%
What is the second biggest city in Colombia?Medellin
54%
What Chilean desert is the driest non-polar desert on Earth?Atacama Desert
52%
What is the name of the region of fertile grasslands in Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil?
(Hint: Starts with P)
Pampas
49%
What passage allows people to sail between the above and the South American mainland?Strait of {Magellan}
42%
What city in the middle of the Amazon rainforest was once home to
fabulously wealthy rubber barons?
Manaus
36%
What type of fertilizer was mined from Peru's Chincha Islands in the 19th century?Guano
33%

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