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  • 1. 

    Mitsubishi, Sony and Toyota are all companies with roots in what country?

    • A.

      Cuba

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      Argentina

    • D.

      Finland

    Correct Answer
    B. Japan
    Explanation
    Mitsubishi, Sony, and Toyota are all well-known companies that originated in Japan. Japan is known for its strong presence in the global market, particularly in the automotive, electronics, and technology industries. These companies have contributed significantly to Japan's economic growth and have established themselves as leaders in their respective fields.

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  • 2. 

    The Japanese art of paper-folding is called what?

    • A.

      Sushi

    • B.

      Origami

    • C.

      Stomping

    • D.

      Clogging

    Correct Answer
    B. Origami
    Explanation
    Origami is the correct answer because it is the Japanese art of paper-folding. It involves creating intricate and delicate sculptures by folding a single sheet of paper without using any cuts or glue. This traditional art form has been practiced in Japan for centuries and is admired for its precision and beauty. Sushi, stomping, and clogging are unrelated to the art of paper-folding.

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  • 3. 

    Sumo wrestlers and geisha girls belong to which of these cultures?

    • A.

      Swiss

    • B.

      African

    • C.

      Japanese

    • D.

      Brazilian

    Correct Answer
    C. Japanese
    Explanation
    Sumo wrestlers and geisha girls belong to Japanese culture. Sumo wrestling is a traditional Japanese sport that dates back centuries and is deeply rooted in Japanese customs and rituals. Geisha girls, on the other hand, are traditional female entertainers who are highly skilled in various arts such as music, dance, and conversation. They are an iconic symbol of Japanese culture and are known for their distinctive attire and makeup. Therefore, the correct answer is Japanese.

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  • 4. 

    Residents of Peru are referred to as what?

    • A.

      Peruttes

    • B.

      Peruvian

    • C.

      Perusian

    • D.

      Spaniard

    Correct Answer
    B. Peruvian
    Explanation
    Residents of Peru are referred to as Peruvian because "Peruvian" is the correct demonym for people from Peru. A demonym is a word used to describe the residents or natives of a particular place. In this case, "Peruvian" is the appropriate term to identify individuals from Peru. The other options, such as "Peruttes" and "Perusian," are not commonly used or recognized terms. "Spaniard" refers to people from Spain, not Peru. Therefore, the correct answer is Peruvian.

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  • 5. 

    The Amazon rainforest covers a large region in which of these countries?

    • A.

      Greenland

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      Denmark

    • D.

      Peru

    Correct Answer
    D. Peru
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Peru because the Amazon rainforest is primarily located in South America, and Peru is one of the countries that the rainforest extends into.

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  • 6. 

    Peru's main exports are copper, zinc and what precious metal?

    • A.

      Gold

    • B.

      Tin

    • C.

      Silver

    • D.

      Aluminum

    Correct Answer
    A. Gold
    Explanation
    Peru's main exports are copper and zinc, which are not precious metals. However, Peru is also known for its significant gold production, making gold a likely candidate as one of its main exports.

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  • 7. 

    Machu Picchu is an Incan city in what country?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      Ireland

    • C.

      Iceland

    • D.

      Peru

    Correct Answer
    D. Peru
    Explanation
    Machu Picchu is an Incan city that is located in Peru. It is a famous archaeological site that was built by the Incas in the 15th century. The city is situated high in the Andes Mountains and is known for its impressive stone structures and stunning mountain views. It is considered one of the most important historical sites in South America and attracts thousands of tourists every year.

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  • 8. 

    Ceviche, a citrus-marinated seafood salad, originated in what South American country?

    • A.

      Morocco

    • B.

      Mexico

    • C.

      Nigeria

    • D.

      Peru

    Correct Answer
    D. Peru
    Explanation
    Ceviche, a citrus-marinated seafood salad, is a dish that originated in Peru. This South American country is known for its rich culinary history and diverse flavors. Ceviche is a popular dish in Peru and is made by marinating fresh seafood, such as fish or shrimp, in citrus juices like lime or lemon. The acidity of the citrus juice "cooks" the seafood, giving it a tangy and refreshing flavor. Peru's coastal location and abundance of fresh seafood make it the ideal place for the creation of ceviche.

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  • 9. 

    Where is Jamaica located?

    • A.

      Pacific Ocean

    • B.

      Gulf Of Alaska

    • C.

      Caribbean Sea

    • D.

      Arctic Ocean

    Correct Answer
    C. Caribbean Sea
    Explanation
    Jamaica is located in the Caribbean Sea. The Caribbean Sea is a region of the Atlantic Ocean that is situated southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and the North American mainland, east of Central America, and north of South America. Jamaica is an island country in the Caribbean Sea, known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant culture, and reggae music.

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  • 10. 

    When Christopher Columbus first landed in Jamaica in 1494, who claimed it as a territory?

    • A.

      Kenya

    • B.

      Hong Kong

    • C.

      Spain

    • D.

      Finland

    Correct Answer
    C. Spain
    Explanation
    When Christopher Columbus first landed in Jamaica in 1494, Spain claimed it as a territory. As an explorer sponsored by the Spanish crown, Columbus was on a mission to find new lands and resources for Spain. After his arrival in Jamaica, he claimed the island on behalf of Spain, marking it as a territory under Spanish control. This colonization by Spain led to the establishment of Spanish settlements and the introduction of Spanish culture and governance in Jamaica.

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  • 11. 

    A person might hear reggae, ska, rocksteady, dub, or Bob Marley music from which of these countries?

    • A.

      Vietnam

    • B.

      Nova Scotia

    • C.

      Poland

    • D.

      Jamaica

    Correct Answer
    D. Jamaica
    Explanation
    Reggae, ska, rocksteady, dub, and Bob Marley music are all genres and styles that originated in Jamaica. Jamaica is known for its rich musical heritage and has been influential in the development of these genres. Bob Marley, in particular, is a legendary Jamaican musician who played a significant role in popularizing reggae music globally. Therefore, it is logical to associate these genres and Bob Marley's music with Jamaica.

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  • 12. 

    Rastafarians and dreadlocks are associated with what island's culture?

    • A.

      Jamaica

    • B.

      Ireland

    • C.

      Madagascar

    • D.

      Japan

    Correct Answer
    A. Jamaica
    Explanation
    Rastafarians and dreadlocks are closely associated with Jamaica's culture. Rastafarianism is a religious and cultural movement that originated in Jamaica in the 1930s. Rastafarians believe in the divinity of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia and follow a lifestyle that includes wearing dreadlocks as a symbol of their faith. Jamaica has been a hub for the development and spread of Rastafarianism, making it synonymous with the island's culture.

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  • 13. 

    The movie "Cool Runnings" was about what Jamaican Olympic team?

    • A.

      Ice Hockey

    • B.

      Synchronized Swimming

    • C.

      Bobsled

    • D.

      Men's Gymnastics

    Correct Answer
    C. Bobsled
    Explanation
    The movie "Cool Runnings" is about the Jamaican Olympic bobsled team. The film tells the story of a group of Jamaican athletes who, with no prior experience in the sport, form a bobsled team and compete in the Winter Olympics. The movie showcases their determination, teamwork, and overcoming adversity as they strive to prove themselves in a sport not typically associated with their country.

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  • 14. 

    Jamaica is closest to which state in the U.S.?

    • A.

      Kansas

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      Florida

    • D.

      New Jersey

    Correct Answer
    C. Florida
    Explanation
    Jamaica is closest to Florida in the U.S. because of their geographical proximity. Both Jamaica and Florida are located in the Caribbean region, with Florida being the closest U.S. state to the island. This proximity has led to close ties between the two areas, including tourism, trade, and cultural exchanges. Additionally, there are direct flights and frequent travel between Jamaica and Florida, further highlighting their close proximity.

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  • 15. 

    Which of these crops was one of the biggest exports of Jamaica?

    • A.

      Apples

    • B.

      Sugarcane

    • C.

      Maple Syrup

    • D.

      Corn

    Correct Answer
    B. Sugarcane
    Explanation
    Sugarcane was one of the biggest exports of Jamaica because of its ideal climate and fertile soil, which are perfect for growing sugarcane. The island became known for its high-quality sugar production, and it quickly became a major export crop. The sugarcane industry played a significant role in Jamaica's economy, attracting foreign investment and providing employment opportunities for many locals. Additionally, the demand for sugar was high in international markets, further boosting Jamaica's export revenue.

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