Statistics for Geography of Peru

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  • This quiz has been taken 226 times
  • The average score is 12 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What is the capital of Peru?Lima
99%
What "lost city" of the Incas is a popular tourist attraction?Machu Picchu
96%
What is the largest lake in South America, found at an elevation of 12,500 feet?Lake Titicaca
92%
What mountain range runs through Peru?Andes
89%
What city in Peru was once the capital of the Incan empire?Cusco
85%
What dry desert is mostly located in Chile, but also extends into the extreme
southernmost lands in Peru?
{Atacama} Desert
78%
What huge river do most people consider the mountain pass "Mismi" to be the source of?Amazon River
76%
What is the most-spoken indigenous language in Peru?Quechua
68%
What ancient group of geoglyphs are located in that desert, and is a UNESCO site?{Nazca} Lines
63%
What is the name of the fertilizer that was mined there?Guano
56%
What term refers to someone that is a mix of Spanish and Amerindian descent,
to which 60.2% of the Peruvians belong?
Mestizo
52%
What plateau region of the above does Peru share with Bolivia?Alti{plano}
50%
What are the largest cities in Peru after the capital?Arequipa
50%
What is the name of the currency of Peru?Sol
50%
What is the birth country of the greatest number of foreign-born Peruvian residents?Venezuela
42%
What is the most populous city of the Peruvian Amazon?Iquitos
37%
What are the largest cities in Peru after the capital?Trujillo
37%
What is the name of the tallest mountain in Peru?{Huas}carán
30%
What "saucy" river makes most of Peru's border with Colombia?Putu{mayo} River
26%
What island chain was famous for the fertilizers mined in it in the 19th century?Chincha Islands
9%

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