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Argentina Quiz I

  1. Which city is the capital of Argentina?
  2. How many countries does Argentina share a land border with?
  3. What is the official currency of Argentina?


  4. Which language is the official language of Argentina?
  5. The flag of Argentina consists of three horizontal stripes equal in width, which colour is the middle stripe?
  6. What is the name of the highest mountain in Argentina?
  7. What is the name of the archipelago (shared by Chile and Argentina) off the southernmost tip of South America?
  8. Name the Argentinian auto racing legend that was five times Formula One world champion?
  9. Which sparsely populated region at the southern end of South America is notably for its Welsh settlement?
  10. Discounting Spain, over 25 million of Argentina's population have at least one immigrant ancestor from which European country?
  11. In which team sport have Argentina been seldom beaten since the 1930s and is home to most of the world's top players?
  12. Argentina has a 3,300 mile land border with which country?

Answers:

  1. Buenos Aires
  2. Five countries (Uruguay, Chile, Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay)
  3. Peso
  4. Spanish
  5. White (the bottom and top stripes are both light blue)
  6. Aconcagua (it's also the highest mountain outside of Asia)
  7. Tierra del Fuego (which is Spanish for "Land of Fire")
  8. Juan Manuel Fangio
  9. Patagonia
  10. Italy
  11. Polo
  12. Chile



Argentina Quiz II

  1. What name is often given to a skilled Argentinian horseman, reputed to be brave and unruly?
  2. In translatian, the name 'Argentina' means "land of" what?
  3. Which city in central Argentina is the second most populated city in the country after Buenos Aires?
  4. What do Argentinians calls the Falkland Islands?
  5. Who was the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952?
  6. Which pope was born Jorge Mario Bergoglio and is the first pope from the Southern Hemisphere?
  7. True or false, Buenos Aires has the only underground railway system in both Latin America and the Southern Hemishphere?
  8. Can you name the national emblem of Argentina and Uruguay, which appears on both countries' flags?
  9. What is the name of the fertile grassland associated with Argentina?
  10. Which river is the estuary formed by the confluence of the Uruguay and the Parana rivers, and forms part of the border between Argentina and Uruguay?

Answers:

  1. Gaucho
  2. Silver (Land of silver)
  3. Cordoba
  4. Islas Malvinas (or Malvinas)
  5. Eva Peron (also known as Evita, and MarĂ­a Eva Duarte de Peron)
  6. Pope Francis
  7. True
  8. The Sun of May
  9. Pampas
  10. River Plate (Rio de la Plata)



Argentina Quiz III

  1. What is the last name of Manuel, who took part in the Argentine Wars of Independence and created the Flag of Argentina?
  2. Can you name the most accomplished Argentine female tennis player of all time?
  3. Which long mountain range runs along Argentina's west border?
  4. "Che" Guevara was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader and diplomat - what was his first name and in which decade did he die?
  5. True or false, Buenos Aires is sometimes referred to as the "Rome of South America" because of its European influences?
  6. Which footbal club did Diego Maradona finish his career with? It is the most popular football club in Argentina, along with River Plate.
  7. What's the nickname of the Argentina national rugby union team?
  8. In which year was The Falklands War?
  9. Lionel Messi was born in 1987 in which city, the largest city in the central Argentina province of Santa Fe?
  10. In which year did Argentina last host the football World Cup?
  11. Which popular dance originated in a district of Buenos Aires at the end of the 19th century?
  12. Which river, second in length only to the Amazon River among South American rivers, forms a natural border between Paraguay and Argentina?
  13. What is the population of Argentina: (a) 25 million, (b) 35 million, or (c) 45 million?
  14. Can you name the Argentine general who was President of Argentina from December 1981 to June 1982?

Answers:

  1. Belgrano
  2. Gabriela Sabatini
  3. Andes
  4. Ernesto. 1960s (1967)
  5. False (it's sometimes referred to as the "Paris of South America")
  6. Boca Juniors
  7. The Pumas
  8. 1982
  9. Rosario
  10. 1978
  11. Tango
  12. Parana River
  13. 45 million
  14. General Galtieri