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The beautiful continent of Central America is blessed with breath-taking sites and amazing landmarks. Home to ancient and historic sights, Central America tops every tourist destination list. The continent is also one of the largest in the world today. Have you been to Central America? What do you know about Central America? Let our Quiz answer that!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many countries are present in Central America?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      9

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    A. 7
    Explanation
    Central America consists of seven countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. These countries are geographically located in the region between North and South America. Therefore, the correct answer is 7.

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  • 2. 

     What country borders the continent to the north? 

    • A.

      Colombia

    • B.

      Mexico 

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      America

    Correct Answer
    A. Colombia
    Explanation
    Colombia is the correct answer because it is the only country listed that borders a continent to the north. Mexico and Canada both border the continent to the south, while America is not a country. Therefore, Colombia is the only logical choice.

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  • 3. 

    Which ocean outlines the west and South of the continent?

    • A.

      Pacific

    • B.

      Atlantic

    • C.

      Indian

    • D.

      Artic

    Correct Answer
    A. Pacific
    Explanation
    The Pacific Ocean outlines the west and south of the continent. This is because the Pacific Ocean is located to the west and south of most continents, including the Americas, Australia, and parts of Asia. It is the largest and deepest ocean in the world, covering a vast area and bordering many countries along its western and southern coasts. Therefore, the Pacific Ocean is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these is a country in Central America?

    • A.

      Belize

    • B.

      America

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      Maya

    Correct Answer
    A. Belize
    Explanation
    Belize is a country in Central America. It is located on the eastern coast of Central America, bordered by Mexico to the north and Guatemala to the west and south. It is the only country in Central America where English is the official language, and it has a diverse culture with influences from Mayan, Garifuna, and Creole communities. Belize is known for its stunning natural beauty, including the Belize Barrier Reef, ancient Mayan ruins, and lush rainforests.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these is not a country in Central America?

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      Costa Rica

    • C.

      Guatemala 

    • D.

      El Salvador 

    Correct Answer
    A. Brazil
    Explanation
    Brazil is not a country in Central America because it is located in South America. Central America consists of countries such as Costa Rica, Guatemala, and El Salvador, but Brazil is not part of this region.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these cities is the largest in Central America?

    • A.

      Guatemala City

    • B.

      San Salvador

    • C.

      Tegucigalpa

    • D.

      Managua

    Correct Answer
    A. Guatemala City
    Explanation
    Guatemala City is the largest city in Central America because it has the highest population and covers the largest area compared to the other options. It is the capital and largest city of Guatemala, located in the southern part of the country. With its economic and political importance, Guatemala City serves as the main cultural, commercial, and industrial hub of the country.

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  • 7. 

    Where is the Ancient footprints of Acahualinca?

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      Costa Rica

    • C.

      Nicaragua

    • D.

      El Salvador 

    Correct Answer
    C. Nicaragua
    Explanation
    The Ancient footprints of Acahualinca are located in Nicaragua. This archaeological site is known for preserving footprints of prehistoric humans that date back to around 6,000 years ago. The footprints provide valuable insights into the behavior and lifestyle of ancient inhabitants of the region.

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  • 8. 

    What country is host to Stone spheres?

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      Costa Rica 

    • C.

      El Salvador 

    • D.

      Guatemala 

    Correct Answer
    B. Costa Rica 
    Explanation
    Costa Rica is the correct answer because it is the country that is host to Stone spheres. These stone spheres, also known as the Diquís Spheres, are a collection of over 300 perfectly spherical stones that were created by the indigenous people of Costa Rica. They are considered to be a significant archaeological and cultural artifact, and many of them have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Brazil, El Salvador, and Guatemala are not known for having these stone spheres.

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  • 9. 

    Where is the Tazumal located?

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      Costa Rica

    • C.

      El Salvador

    • D.

      Guatemala

    Correct Answer
    C. El Salvador
    Explanation
    Tazumal is located in El Salvador.

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  • 10. 

    What country is the Tikal located?

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      Costa Rica

    • C.

      El Salvador

    • D.

      Guatemala

    Correct Answer
    D. Guatemala
    Explanation
    Tikal is located in Guatemala. Tikal is an ancient Mayan city and archaeological site that is considered one of the largest and most significant of the Mayan civilization. It is known for its impressive pyramids, temples, and other structures that provide insights into the Mayan culture and history. Therefore, Guatemala is the correct answer as it is the country where Tikal is situated.

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