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How well do you know the magnificent continent of South America Quiz

South America is recognized as one of the most biodiverse continents in the world. Its rainforests contain a significant  proportion of earth’s species. Major mineral resources include gold, iron, copper, silver and petroleum.The twelve sovereign states in South America include  Venezuela, French Guiana, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Paraguay. Other non-sovereign countries and protectorates and dependencies such as the Galapagos Islands.

Growing up in South America, I enjoyed an idyllic childhood where the freedom to roam and discover the beauty and diversity of abundant natural resources and environments was encouraged. This quiz will give you a taste of the continent that boasts many of the largest, biggest and boldest natural landmarks in the world. Enjoy!

Images Credit Pixaby and Wikimedia Commons

Some information Sources: Wikimedia Commons and World Atlas

  • What Percentage of South Americans are Christians?

    • 82%
    • 60%
    • 90%
  • The highest capital city in the world is–

    • Buenos Aires, Brazil
    • La Paz, Bolivia
    • Quito, Ecuador
  • Kaieteur Falls, the world’s highest single drop waterfall, is in which country?

    • Chile
    • Bolivia
    • Guyana
  • This is the driest non-polar place on earth

    • The Atacama desert
    • La Guajira desert
    • Patagonian Desert
  • The world’s largest uninterrupted waterfall, Angel Falls, is found here.

    • Venezuela
    • Argentina
    • Paraguay
  • What languages do most South Americans speak?

    • Portuguese and French
    • Portuguese and Spanish
    • Spanish and French
  • The largest river by volume in the world

    • The Rio Negro
    • The Orinoco
    • The Amazon
  • South America has the largest rainforest in the world

    • True
    • False
  • The largest and most populous country in South America

    • Argentina
    • Brazil
    • Venezuela
  • Which of these oceans border South America?

    • Atlantic
    • Pacific
    • Caribbean Sea
    • All of the Above
  • The Andes in South America is the —-in the world

    • Largest mountain range in the world
    • The second largest mountain range in the world
    • The fifth largest mountain range in the world
  • What is the population of South America?

    • About 250 million
    • About 180 million
    • About 400 million
  • What percentage of Christians are Roman Catholics?

    • 82%
    • 72%
    • 52%
  • South America is the —– largest continent

    • second
    • third
    • fourth
  • The largest island in South America is ——-

    • Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego in Chile
    • Marajó in Brazil
    • Essequibo Island in Guyana

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