Argentina True or False?

Determine whether these statements about Argentina are true or false.
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Last updated: September 7, 2021
First submittedJuly 19, 2021
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1. The official name of Argentina is the Argentinian Republic
True
False
It is the Argentine Republic
2. Argentina shares its longest border with Chile to the West
True
False
3. The currency used in Argentina is the peso
True
False
4. Buenos Aires is Argentina's capital and biggest city
True
False
With a population of around 16 million people, Buenos Aires is the second largest city in South America
5. Behind Brazil, Argentina is the second most populous country in South America
True
False
Colombia has a higher population than Argentina
6. Argentina is one of the only South American countries that is not home to the Andes Mountain range
True
False
Argentina has the highest point in the southern hemisphere - definitely in the Andes
7. Argentina claims part of Antarctica
True
False
There are only 7 countries that claim part of Antarctica, and Argentina is one of them.
8. Argentina fought a war with the United Kingdom over the disputed Falkland Islands
True
False
There was war over the territory in 1982
9. Unlike most of the Americas, Argentina was colonized by the British and the Dutch, not the Spanish
True
False
Argentina was part of the Spanish Empire, not the British or Dutch
10. Pope Francis was born in Argentina
True
False
Argentina is the only country in the Americas to be the birth place of a Pope
11. Soccer (football) is the national sport of Argentina
True
False
Pato is Argentina's national sport. Soccer is the most popular
12. Argentina has the highest rate of plastic surgery in the world
True
False
13. It was in modern day Argentina where the Incas first developed the technology of wheels
True
False
The Incas never used wheels in their empire
14. Argentina has one of the lowest rates of beef consumption in the world
True
False
Argentina has one of the highest
15. Argentina has a sun in the middle of its flag
True
False
The sun is thought to represent the Incan god of the sun, Inti
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