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South of the Panama Canal

Let's take a trip South of the border and see what claims to fame South America boasts.


 

Quiz ID:#2369
Fun:*** (2.5)
Difficulty:** (1.43)
Category:Geography > South America
Created By:PineappleMamaAus**!!!

 

 

 



#1   The world's highest waterfall is found in Venezuela. What is the name of these glorious cascades?






#2   The world's largest river (by volume) covers many miles of South American soil. Name that river.

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#3   At 3,812 meters above sea level, Lake Titicaca is the highest lake in the world. There are forty-one natural islands in the lake. But, more notably there are about forty-three artificial ones. These man-made islands are called ___.






#4   The Atacama Desert is the driest in the world. It has a foot in two South American countries, Chile and ___.

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#5   The longest mountain range in the world stretches over seven thousand kilometers. Name those mountains.

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#6   The Amazon Rainforest is the largest rainforest in the world. Sixty percent of the rainforest is within one South American country. Name that country.

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#7   The highest (elevation) city also happens to be the (administrative) capital of Bolivia. Name that capital.






#8   Not counting Antarctic research outposts, Puerto Toro is the southernmost community in the world. In what country is Puerto Toro?

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#9   What reptile inhabits only swamps and rivers in South America, and frightened Jennifer Lopez in the 1997 film of the same name?

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#10   Name the bean-like capital of Peru.

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