Central America Quiz: How Much You Know?

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Central America Map Quiz Trivia Test: Central America consists of the countries that can be found between Mexico and the South American continent. These countries are mainly small islands and Spanish speaking. If you think you know the countries and confidently identify them on a map, this quest is for you. Give it a try and see if you know the states as well as you do or might need to take the quiz more than once.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which gulf lies to the north of Central America?

    • A.

      Gulf of Mexico

    • B.

      Gulf of Bahrain

    • C.

      Gulf of California

    • D.

      Gulf of Nicoya

    Correct Answer
    A. Gulf of Mexico
    Explanation
    The Gulf of Mexico lies to the north of Central America. Central America is located between North America and South America, and the Gulf of Mexico is positioned to the north of this region. It is a large body of water that is bordered by Mexico to the west and the United States to the north and east. The Gulf of Mexico is known for its rich biodiversity and is an important area for oil and gas production.

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  • 2. 

    The _____ ocean lies to the east and _____ ocean lies to the west of Central America.

    Correct Answer
    Atlantic, Pacific
    Explanation
    Central America is located between the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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  • 3. 

    How many countries form a part of Central America?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Seven

    • D.

      Eight

    Correct Answer
    C. Seven
    Explanation
    Central America is made up of seven countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. These countries are located between North and South America, forming a bridge between the two continents. Each country in Central America has its own unique culture, history, and natural beauty, making the region a popular destination for travelers. Therefore, the correct answer is seven.

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  • 4. 

    Which religion is predominant in Central America?

    • A.

      Persi Islamic

    • B.

      Roman Catholic

    • C.

      Chinese

    • D.

      Hinduism

    Correct Answer
    B. Roman Catholic
    Explanation
    The predominant religion in Central America is Roman Catholicism. This is due to the historical influence of Spanish colonization in the region, which brought Catholicism to the indigenous populations. Today, a significant majority of the population in countries such as Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica identify as Roman Catholic. This religion plays a significant role in the culture, traditions, and values of the Central American countries.

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  • 5. 

    What is the most common language encountered in Central America?

    • A.

      Hindi

    • B.

      Spanish

    • C.

      English

    • D.

      Chinese

    Correct Answer
    B. Spanish
    Explanation
    The most common language encountered in Central America is Spanish. This is because the majority of countries in Central America were colonized by Spain and Spanish became the dominant language. Spanish is spoken by the majority of the population in countries such as Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and Belize. It is also the official language in these countries, further solidifying its position as the most common language in Central America.

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  • 6. 

    The _____ canal is found between Atlantic and Pacific Ocean in Central America.

    Correct Answer
    Panama
    Explanation
    The Panama Canal is a man-made waterway located in Central America that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. It is an essential shipping route, allowing vessels to avoid the longer and more treacherous journey around the southern tip of South America. The canal has had a significant impact on global trade and transportation, providing a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

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  • 7. 

    What is the approximate population of Central America?

    • A.

      53 million

    • B.

      30 million

    • C.

      40 million

    • D.

      70 million

    Correct Answer
    C. 40 million
    Explanation
    The approximate population of Central America is 40 million.

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  • 8. 

    Which country is a part of Central America?

    • A.

      Argentina

    • B.

      Colombia

    • C.

      Honduras

    • D.

      Mexico

    Correct Answer
    C. Honduras
    Explanation
    Honduras is a correct answer because it is indeed a country that is part of Central America. Central America is a region located between North and South America, and it consists of seven countries, including Honduras.

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