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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What currency does Colombia have?

    • A.

      Dinar

    • B.

      Real

    • C.

      Peso

    • D.

      Dollar

    Correct Answer
    C. Peso
    Explanation
    Colombia has 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
    Germany could fit into Colombia three times because Colombia is approximately three times larger in land area than Germany.

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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 governmental system. In this system, the country is governed by a president who is both the head of state and the head of government. The power is centralized in the national government, and the president is elected by the people. This type of system allows for a strong central authority and a clear separation of powers between the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government.

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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. Spanish is widely spoken and recognized as the main language in Colombia. It is the language used in government, education, media, and everyday communication among the Colombian population.

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  • 5. 

    What is the capital of Colombia?

    • A.

      Bogota

    • B.

      Medellin

    • C.

      Cali

    • D.

      Quito

    Correct Answer
    A. Bogota
    Explanation
    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. It is located in the center of the country, in the Andes Mountains. Bogota is known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and architectural beauty. It is home to numerous museums, art galleries, and historic landmarks.

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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.

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  • 7. 

    Is yawing in public consiedered to be impolite?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Yawing in public is considered impolite because it is seen as a sign of boredom, disrespect, or lack of interest in the current situation or conversation. Yawning can be perceived as rude because it may indicate that the person is not fully engaged or paying attention. It can also be contagious, causing others to yawn as well, which can be distracting. Therefore, it is generally expected to suppress or discreetly cover a yawn in public settings to show respect and attentiveness.

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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 heritage. Colombia has a diverse population, but the largest ethnic group is the Mestizo population. This is because Colombia has a history of colonization and intermixing between European colonizers and Indigenous peoples. The Mestizo population represents a significant portion of the country's population and is thus considered the biggest ethnic group in 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 option that does not share a border with Colombia. Venezuela, Peru, and Ecuador all share borders with Colombia, but Costa Rica is located in Central America and does not share a 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 ground maize dough or cooked flour. It is a staple food in Colombia and is often served with various fillings such as cheese, meat, or avocado. Brigadeiros are a traditional Brazilian sweet, ceviche is a popular dish in many Latin American countries but is not specifically Colombian, and paella is a Spanish dish. Therefore, the correct answer is Arepa.

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