What Do You Know About Colombia?

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What do you know about Columbia? Columbia is famous for the mines of Nuzu, Chicora, and Cosuez, located in the Andes mountains. This region produces the world's most precious emeralds. About 70-90 percent of the Emeralds in the world come from Columbia. These stones are so exquisite that they are among the highest prices. Columbia is best known for its coffee, which is smooth and balanced. Take this quiz and see how much you know about Columbia.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What currency does Colombia have?

    • A.

      Dinar

    • B.

      Real

    • C.

      Peso

    • D.

      Dollar

    Correct Answer
    C. Peso
    Explanation
    Colombia uses the currency called Peso.

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  • 2. 

    How many times could Germany fit into Colombia

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    Colombia is a larger country compared to Germany in terms of land area. Therefore, it is possible for Germany to fit into Colombia multiple times. The correct answer is 3, indicating that Germany can fit into Colombia three times.

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  • 3. 

    What kind of govermental system does Colombia have?

    • A.

      Unitary presidential republic

    • B.

      Federal republic

    • C.

      Federal presidential constitutional republic

    • D.

      Constitutional monarchy

    Correct Answer
    A. Unitary presidential republic
    Explanation
    Colombia has a unitary presidential republic system of government. In this system, political power is centralized in the national government, with the president as the head of state and head of government. The president is elected by the citizens and exercises executive power. The country is divided into administrative regions, but these regions do not have significant political autonomy or the power to make independent decisions.

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  • 4. 

    Which is the official language of Colombia?

    • A.

      Colombish

    • B.

      Spanish

    • C.

      Colombian

    • D.

      Portuguese

    Correct Answer
    B. Spanish
    Explanation
    The official language of Colombia is Spanish. This is because Colombia was a colony of Spain for several centuries, which resulted in Spanish becoming the dominant language in the country. Spanish is spoken by the majority of the population and is used in government, education, media, and everyday communication.

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  • 5. 

    What is the capital of Colombia?

    • A.

      Bogota

    • B.

      Medellin

    • C.

      Cali

    • D.

      Quito

    Correct Answer
    A. Bogota
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bogota. Bogota is the capital of Colombia. It is the largest city in the country and serves as the political, economic, and cultural center of Colombia. Bogota is located in the central part of the country, in the Andean region. It is known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning architecture.

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  • 6. 

    The Colombian flag contains which three colors?

    • A.

      Blue,red and yellow

    • B.

      Red, white and blue

    • C.

      Green, red and yellow

    • D.

      Red, green and blue

    Correct Answer
    A. Blue,red and yellow
    Explanation
    The Colombian flag contains the colors blue, red, and yellow. This combination of colors represents various meanings for the country. The yellow stripe symbolizes the country's richness and natural resources, while the blue stripe represents the two oceans that border Colombia. The red stripe represents the bloodshed and sacrifices made by the people during their fight for independence. Overall, these three colors hold significant historical and cultural importance for Colombia.

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  • 7. 

    Is yawing in public consiedered to be impolite?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Yawning in public is generally considered to be impolite because it can be perceived as a sign of boredom or disinterest in the current situation or conversation. Yawning is often associated with tiredness or lack of engagement, which can be seen as disrespectful or rude in social settings. It is generally expected for individuals to try to suppress or cover their yawns in public to show respect and attentiveness to others.

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  • 8. 

    What is the biggest ethnic group in Colombia?

    • A.

      Amerindian

    • B.

      Afro-Colombian

    • C.

      Mestizo

    • D.

      White

    Correct Answer
    C. Mestizo
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mestizo. Mestizo refers to people of mixed European and Indigenous American ancestry. In Colombia, Mestizos make up the largest ethnic group, accounting for a significant portion of the population. This is due to the historical mixing of Spanish colonizers with the indigenous population during the colonial period. The term Mestizo is used to describe individuals who have a combination of European and Indigenous American heritage, and they play a crucial role in shaping the cultural and social fabric of Colombia.

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  • 9. 

    Which country doesn't share the border with Colombia?

    • A.

      Venezuela

    • B.

      Costa Rica

    • C.

      Peru

    • D.

      Ecuador

    Correct Answer
    B. Costa Rica
    Explanation
    Costa Rica is the correct answer because it is the only country listed that does not share a border with Colombia. Venezuela, Peru, and Ecuador all share borders with Colombia, while Costa Rica is located in Central America and does not share a land border with Colombia.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following is a typical Colombian dish?

    • A.

      Arepa

    • B.

      Brigadeiros

    • C.

      Ceviche

    • D.

      Paella

    Correct Answer
    A. Arepa
    Explanation
    Arepa is a typical Colombian dish made from cornmeal dough that is formed into a patty and then grilled, baked, or fried. It is a staple in Colombian cuisine and is often served with various fillings such as cheese, meat, or avocado. Arepas are versatile and can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, making them a popular and traditional dish in Colombia.

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