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How well do you know South America? Test your knowledge with this South America travel quiz from taste2travel.

 

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01. The Perito Moreno Glacier, the world's third largest reserve of fresh water, is located in which country?

Measuring 5 km (3.1 mi) across, and with an average height of 74 m (240 ft), the Perito Moreno Glacier is the world's third largest reserve of fresh water.
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02. This is the flag of which country?

Suriname Flag
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03. In which country is the source of the Amazon river located?

A rainbow forms over the Amazon river in Iquitos, a city which is known as the "capital of the Peruvian Amazon".
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04. Which is the capital of Ecuador?

A highlight of Quito, the Church and Convent of St. Francis (Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco), is a vast, 16th-century, Roman Catholic complex which overlooks its namesake - Plaza de San Francisco.
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05. The Atacama desert is located in which country?

Driving through the Atacama desert, the driest nonpolar desert in the world. The Atacama covers a 1,600 km (990 mi) strip of land in northern Chile.
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06. The historic port city of Cartagena is located in which country?

A view of Plaza de los Coches, which lies in the heart of Cartagena old town, with a statue of the city's founder, Pedro de Heredia.
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07. The Essequibo river flows through which country?

Girls walking along the Essequibo riverbank in Bartika.
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08. In terms of area, which is the smallest country in South America?

The Ministry of Finance building anchors one side of Independence Square in Paramaribo.
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09. If you were visiting the sights of Asunción, in which country would you be?

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the 'Panteón Nacional de los Héroes' (National Pantheon of the Heroes), Asunción, Paraguay.
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10. The administrative capital of La Paz is located in which country?

The world's highest altitude cable car, "Mi Teleférico” or “My Cable Car”, is comprised of eight lines which extend for 27 km (17 mi) over La Paz.
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11. The statue 'Christ the Redeemer' overlooks which city?

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12. Which is the largest lake in South America?

Two orange pumas rear up on Lake Titicaca! A beautifully constructed Totora reed boat on the Uros Islands, which provides inter-island transport.
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13. This is the flag of which country?

Chile Flag
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14. Bogota is the capital of which country?

A Llama outside the Cathedral Primada in Plaza de Bolivar, the main square of Bogota, the capital of Colombia.
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15. If you were shopping in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil, and spending the official currency, which would you be using?

The Ecuadorian metropolis of Guayaquil is the gateway to the Galápagos Islands.
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16. The city of Salvador is located in which country?

The São Francisco Church and Convent of Salvador is located in the historical centre of Salvador, in the State of Bahia, Brazil.
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17. Located at 2,430 metres/ 7,970 feet, Machu Picchu was created by which civilisation?

A triumph of the Inca empire, Machu Picchu is a 15th-century citadel, located in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru, on a 2,430-metre (7,970 ft) mountain ridge.
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18. At 6,962 m (22,841 ft), which is the highest peak in South America?

Located close to the Paso Internacional Los Libertadores border crossing, at nearly 7,000 m (23,000 ft), Aconcagua is the highest peak outside of Asia.
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19. Which is the official language of Cayenne?

Located in downtown Cayenne, Place du Coq is named after the rooster which sits atop a column in the middle of the square.
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20. The island of Tierra del Fuego is divided between two which countries?

A view of the Sierra Alvear range and a very green, Laguna Esmeralda, from the 'Ojo del Albino' Glacier, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.
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Travel Quiz 35: South America Travel Quiz
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