History of Chile Quiz

Can you answer these questions about the history of Chile?
Quiz by Aaron197
Last updated: January 14, 2021
You have not attempted this quiz yet.
First submittedJanuary 14, 2021
Times taken464
Average score55.0%
Report this quizReport
Enter answer here
 / 20 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
What Pacific island was first discovered by Europeans on Sunday, April 5, 1722?
Easter Island
Who was world's first Marxist to be elected president in a liberal democratic country?
Salvador Allende
What anti-communist general overthrew him and became the President in 1974?
Augusto Pinochet
The strongest of what type of natural disaster ever recorded hit Chile in 1960,
measuring 9.5 on the moment magnitude scale?
After what war did Chile receive its northern coasts from Bolivia?
War of the Pacific
What event did Chile host in 1962?
FIFA World Cup
What was the country of origin of the "Father of Chile", Bernardo O'Higgins?
Which Chilean Nobel Prize winning poet often wrote in green ink?
Pablo Neruda
What was the currency of Chile between 1960–1975?
* also the former currency of Portugal
Against what indigenous people was the long-running Arauco War fought?
The price of what was risen in 2019, which led to the burnings of many metro stations?
Who became the first female President of Chile in 2006?
Michelle Bachelet
What Spanish conquistador conquered Chile and founded Santiago?
Pedro de Valdivia
What group of economists modernized Chile's economy in the 1970s and 1980s?
* named so because of the university they were educated in
Chicago Boys
What famous circumnavigator became the first European to set foot on Chilean land?
Ferdinand Magellan
The production of what type of "reddish brown" metal was nationalized in 1971?
What "separating process" was finally legalized in 2004?
What novel by Daniel Defoe is thought to be based on the life of a Scottish castaway
who lived for four years on Chile's Más a Tierra island?
Robinson Crusoe
What territory was claimed by Chile in 1940?
Chilean Antarctica
What Chilean movie won the 2018 Oscar award for the Best International Film?
A Fantastic Woman
Level 85
Jan 15, 2021
Nominated. The homeland!
Level 72
Jul 22, 2023
Accept tickets for fare?