The Timeline Of Colombia Quiz

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The Timeline Of Colombia Quiz

If you fancy yourself a history fanatic and are up to answering questions about the timeline of Colombia try out this quiz. It is a simple set of questions; therefore, it will be easy to answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year was Colombia discovered by the Spanish?
    • A. 

      1619

    • B. 

      1525

    • C. 

      2001

    • D. 

      1497

  • 2. 
    What are the two major political parties in Colombia at present?
    • A. 

      Labor

    • B. 

      Liberal

    • C. 

      Conservative

    • D. 

      Democracy

    • E. 

      Republican

  • 3. 
    What provoked the start of the Thousand Days War?
  • 4. 
    In what year did the FARC guerrilla group set up?
    • A. 

      1525

    • B. 

      1981

    • C. 

      1966

    • D. 

      2050

  • 5. 
    _________________ commenced the peace talks with FARC in 2008.
  • 6. 
    What was the other name for the peace talks and how much aid did they earn from the US?
  • 7. 
    Why didn’t FARC release hostages when the President told them to in 2007?
    • A. 

      Because FARC was saving them for a later time for blackmailing purposes

    • B. 

      Because it wanted the Colombian government to once again set up a safe haven and force its troops to fall back.

    • C. 

      FARC was suspicious about the government

    • D. 

      FARC is evil

  • 8. 
    Why did President Pastrana declare war on FARC?
    • A. 

      Because FARC refused to release a hostage

    • B. 

      FARC hijacked one of Pastrana’s military’s planes. Pastrana saw this as the last straw and commenced war with FARC.

    • C. 

      FARC killed a minister

    • D. 

      FARC massacred more than 250,000 people

  • 9. 
    ___________ was the leader of FARC.
  • 10. 
    Why did the Venezuelan President ask his troops to get ready for war with Colombia?
  • 11. 
      In what year did Colombia ‘restore peace’ with Venezuela? 
    • A. 

      2001

    • B. 

      1997

    • C. 

      2010

    • D. 

      352 BC

  • 12. 
    Why did FARC release their hostages in 2010-2012?
    • A. 

      Because FARC acknowledged that they had lost the war.

    • B. 

      Because it wanted to show a ‘gesture of peace’ towards the government and it wanted to promote peace talks again.

    • C. 

      Because FARC didn't want the hostages.

    • D. 

      Because FARC turned good.