How much do you know about Latin America 2.0?

What do you know about Latin America? For many North Americans, it's very familiar and yet very foreign. Take the quiz, the second to hit this forum, and see how you do.

If you get a high score, feel free to pat yourself on the back and bask in the glory due you. If you fail, miserably, skulk away in shame. Really. We'll be embarrassed to even be seen with you.

Created by: amazon
1. What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
2. What is your gender?
Male
Female
3. This woman was the first elected head of state in South America, and among the first in the world.
Eva Peron
Michelle Bachelet Jeria
Isabel Martinez de Peron
Barbara Mori
4. This device, used by the Incas, was comprised of a series of strings, knotted according to a particular formula to record information.
Cucuy
Quipu
Cobayo
5. The fifth largest nation in the world in area, this country is home to the descendants of refugees from the defeated Confederate States of America.
Mexico
Brazil
Argentina
El Salvador
6. These nations have conflicting claims to territory in Antarctica:
Brazil, Britain, Argentina
New Zealand, Chile, Argentina
Britain, Chile, Argentina
7. Guatemala once laid claim to this former British colony, even going so far as to depict it as part of its territory on a stamp:
Jamaica
El Salvador
Antigua
Belize
8. This author ran for president of what country?
Gabriel Garcia Lorca, Uruguay
Pablo Neruda, Chile
Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru
9. This nation has seen a 70 percent increase in the numbers of undocumented aliens crossing its southern border:
USA
Venezuela
Mexico
Brazil
10. This singer has been called "The Voice of Latin America":
Lilia Vera
Mimi Farina
Mercedes Sosa
11. Beginning in 1905, the United States would invade this nation five times over the following two decades:
Dominican Republic
Panama
Honduras
Nicaragua
12. Claiming to have won the presidential election in 2006, Andres Manual Lopez Obrador continues to dispute the outcome of the vote, and launched a "parallel presidency" in this country:
Mexico
Chile
Colombia
13. Outselling Coca-Cola, Jarritos is the widest selling soft drink in this country:
Ecuador
Mexico
Cuba
14. As a matter of fact, this flavor of Jarritos is better than any of the other flavors:
Mandarin
Lime
Tamarind
Guava

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