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Quiz by David Gland, Dec. 2001.

1 Which country has the largest population?
a) Colombia
b) Ecuador
c) Peru
d) Brazil
e) none of the above.
2 Which country is known for it's production of cocaine?
a) Venezuela
b) Colombia
c) Uraguay
d) Ecuador.
e) none of the above.
3 Who was the Spanish explorer responsible for the first european colonization of South America?
a) De Gama
b) Pizarro
c) Columbus
d) Cortez
e) none of the above.
4 In what country is the Atacama desert located?
a) Chile.
b) Argentina.
c) Peru.
d) Brazil
e) none of the above.
5 What country in South America has Portuegese as the official language?
a) Peru
b) Uraguay
c) Brazil
d) Argentina
e) none of the above.
6 The pampas of Argentina and the Llanos of Venezuela are characterized as?
a) Desert
b) Mountains
c) Rainforests
d) Grassland
e) none of the above.
7 Which country is considered to be the most resource rich?
a) Argentina
b) Venezuela
c) Peru
d) Uraguay
e) none of the above.
8 Mestizo refers to?
a) A mix of European and Indian population
b) a type of Indian population
c) a mix of African and Indian races
d) a mix of American and Indian blood
e) none of the above.
9 The major river in the north or Brazil is known as the?
a) The Amazon
b) Rio de la plata
c) Zambezi
d) The Nile.
e) none of the above.
10 Beef from what country is still considered a delicacy in many european countries today?
a) Paraguay
b) Argentina
c) Uraguay
d) Chile
e) none of the above.

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Submitted by David Gland on 12/11/2001