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Hard South America History and Geography Quiz

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What is the largest state in Brazil?
Amazonas
Which country lost a large percentage of it's male population in a war during the 1860's?
Paraguay
What was the name of this war?
War of the Triple Alliance
What was the papal decree that separated the New World into Spanish and Portuguese areas?
Treaty of Tordesillas
What is the largest island in the Galapagos archipelago?
Isabela
Which British privateer raided Spanish colonies on the Pacific ocean?
Francis Drake
Where is Europe's Spaceport in South America located?
French Guiana
What is the 2nd longest river in South America?
Parana
Which Ecuadorian volcano is the farthest point from the center of the Earth?
Chimborazo
What is the largest island of Brazil?
Marajo Island
What valley, known for it's Cabernet Sauvignon, is located just South of Santiago, Chile?
Maipo Valley
What is the name of the largest tropical wetland in the world?
Pantanal
Quechua is the most spoken native language, which is the second most spoken?
Guarani
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What is the name of the town in Bolivia on the edge of the Salt Flats?
Uyuni
What are the taple-top/mesa mountains found mostly in Venezuela and parts of western Guyana called?
Tepui
What is the largest city in the Amazon rainforest?
Manaus
Located in the above area, the 'Meeting of the Waters' is where the Solimoes river meets which dark river which runs side by side without mixing?
Rio Negro
What is the name of the 'Lost City' in the Sierra Nevada mountain area of Colombia?
Ciudad Perdida
What is the name of the national park on Easter Island?
Rapa Nui
What is the name of the main Peruvian city on the shores of Lake Titicaca?
Puno
Bernardo O'Higgins helped free which South American country from Spanish rule?
Chile
What is the name of an Argentine province that was also a name for a Dutch Republic in Asia?
Formosa
What is the capital of Aruba?
Oranjestad
Which peninsula are Orca's known to hunt seals on shore?
Valdes Peninsula
Which Chilean town is across the Beagle Channel from Ushuaia?
Puerto Williams
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