Guess What South American Country IT Is.

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Guess what South American country it is.


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  • 1. 

    It's the largest and most populous country in South America.

    • A.

      Peru

    • B.

      Brazil

    • C.

      Argetina

    Correct Answer
    B. Brazil
    Explanation
    Brazil is the correct answer because it is the largest and most populous country in South America. With a land area of over 8.5 million square kilometers and a population of approximately 211 million people, Brazil stands out as the largest country in South America both in terms of size and population. Its vast territory spans various geographical features, including the Amazon rainforest, the Pantanal wetlands, and the Brazilian Highlands. Additionally, Brazil is known for its cultural diversity, vibrant cities like Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, and its rich natural resources.

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  • 2. 

    It's the only South American country with coastlines on both the North Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea.

    • A.

      Colombia

    • B.

      Uruguay

    • C.

      Brazil

    Correct Answer
    A. Colombia
    Explanation
    Colombia is the correct answer because it is the only South American country that has coastlines on both the North Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. Uruguay is located in the southeastern region of South America and does not have coastlines on both bodies of water. Brazil is also located in South America, but its coastlines are on the South Atlantic Ocean and not on the North Pacific Ocean.

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  • 3. 

    It is bordered by Argentina, Brazil and the South Atlantic Ocean.

    • A.

      Uruguay

    • B.

      Paraguay

    • C.

      Venezuela

    Correct Answer
    A. Uruguay
    Explanation
    Uruguay is the correct answer because it is the only country among the options that is bordered by Argentina, Brazil, and the South Atlantic Ocean. Paraguay is only bordered by Argentina and Brazil, while Venezuela is located in the northern part of South America and does not share borders with Argentina or Brazil.

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  • 4. 

    It's the smallest independent country on South American continent.

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      Guyana

    • C.

      Suriname

    Correct Answer
    C. Suriname
    Explanation
    Suriname is the correct answer because it is the smallest independent country on the South American continent. Although Brazil is the largest country in South America, Suriname holds the distinction of being the smallest in terms of land area. Guyana, while also relatively small, is larger than Suriname. Therefore, Suriname is the correct answer based on its status as the smallest independent country in South America.

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  • 5. 

    Cerro Aconcagua is the tallest mountain in South America, which country is it in?

    • A.

      Chile

    • B.

      Argentina

    • C.

      Venezuela

    Correct Answer
    B. Argentina
    Explanation
    Cerro Aconcagua is located in Argentina. It is the tallest mountain in South America.

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  • 6. 

    It's name means Little Venice

    • A.

      Ecuador

    • B.

      Venezuela

    • C.

      Paraguay

    Correct Answer
    B. Venezuela
    Explanation
    Venezuela is the correct answer because the name "Venezuela" translates to "Little Venice" in Spanish. This name was given to the country by the Spanish explorers who were reminded of the Italian city of Venice when they saw the indigenous houses built on stilts over Lake Maracaibo. The name stuck and became the official name of the country.

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  • 7. 

    Easter Island (the famous giant stone statues ring it) is one of its territories.

    • A.

      Chile

    • B.

      Uruguay

    • C.

      Ecuador

    Correct Answer
    A. Chile
    Explanation
    Easter Island, known for its giant stone statues, is located in Chile. This island is one of the territories that belong to Chile.

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  • 8. 

    Its territory includes the Galapagos Islands.

    • A.

      Ecuador

    • B.

      Guyana

    • C.

      Bolivia

    Correct Answer
    A. Ecuador
    Explanation
    Ecuador is the correct answer because it is the only country among the options that includes the Galapagos Islands in its territory. The Galapagos Islands are a group of volcanic islands located in the Pacific Ocean, about 1,000 kilometers off the coast of Ecuador. They are known for their unique wildlife and were famously visited by Charles Darwin, who developed his theory of evolution based on his observations there.

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  • 9. 

    It's an overseas department of France.

    • A.

      Peru

    • B.

      French Guiana

    • C.

      Brazil

    Correct Answer
    B. French Guiana
    Explanation
    French Guiana is the correct answer because it is an overseas department of France. This means that it is an integral part of France, despite being located in South America. It is governed by the same laws and institutions as mainland France, and its residents are French citizens. French Guiana is known for its diverse culture, unique biodiversity, and the presence of the European Space Agency's spaceport.

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  • 10. 

    It was the last Spanish colony in South America to gain independence.

    • A.

      Ecuador

    • B.

      Peru

    • C.

      Suriname

    Correct Answer
    B. Peru
    Explanation
    Peru is the correct answer because it was the last Spanish colony in South America to gain independence. This means that all other Spanish colonies in South America gained independence before Peru did.

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  • 11. 

    It is the only English speaking country in South America.

    • A.

      Bolivia

    • B.

      Venezuela

    • C.

      Guyana

    Correct Answer
    C. Guyana
    Explanation
    Guyana is the correct answer because it is the only English-speaking country in South America. Both Bolivia and Venezuela primarily speak Spanish, making them incorrect options. Guyana, on the other hand, is a former British colony and English is the official language of the country. Therefore, it is the only country in South America where English is widely spoken.

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  • 12. 

    It is the smaller of the two landlocked countries in South America.

    • A.

      Paraguay

    • B.

      Colombia

    • C.

      Uruguay

    Correct Answer
    A. Paraguay
    Explanation
    Paraguay is the correct answer because it is the smaller of the two landlocked countries in South America. While both Colombia and Uruguay are also countries in South America, Colombia has coastlines on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, and Uruguay has a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. Paraguay, on the other hand, is completely landlocked, making it the smaller of the two landlocked countries in the continent.

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