What Do You Know About Colombia?

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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 approximately three times. This means that the land area of Colombia is roughly three times larger than that of 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, power is concentrated in the central government, with the president serving as both the head of state and the head of government. The president is elected by the people and holds significant executive powers. The country operates under a single constitution that outlines the structure and functions of the government. This system allows for a strong central authority while still providing some degree of autonomy to local governments.

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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. This is because Spanish was brought to the region during the Spanish colonization in the 16th century and has since become the dominant language spoken by the majority of the population. Spanish is also recognized as the official language in several other countries in Latin America.

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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 correct answer because it is the capital of Colombia. It is the largest city in the country and serves as the political, economic, and cultural center of Colombia. Bogota is located in the central part of the country, in the Andean region, and is known for its rich history, vibrant arts scene, and diverse culinary offerings.

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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. These three colors are significant in representing different aspects of Colombian culture and history. The blue color represents the seas and rivers that surround the country, as well as the sky. The red color symbolizes the bloodshed and sacrifices made by the people during the fight for independence. Lastly, the yellow color represents the country's wealth and natural resources, particularly gold. Together, these colors create a vibrant and meaningful flag for Colombia.

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  • 7. 

    Is yawning in public considered to be impolite?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Yawning in public is considered impolite because it can be seen as a sign of boredom or disinterest in the current situation or conversation. It may also be perceived as disrespectful or rude to the person speaking or to the overall group. Yawning in public can give the impression that one is not fully engaged or invested in the social or professional setting, which is generally seen as impolite behavior.

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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
    Mestizo is the correct answer because it refers to people of mixed European and Indigenous American descent, which is the largest ethnic group in Colombia. This group represents the majority of the population and is a result of the blending of Spanish colonizers and indigenous peoples during the colonial period.

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  • 9. 

    Which country doesn't share a border with Colombia?

    • A.

      Venezuela

    • B.

      Peru

    • C.

      Costa Rica

    • D.

      Ecuador

    Correct Answer
    C. 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 direct 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
    Arepas are a typical Colombian dish made from cornmeal dough that is shaped into a patty and cooked on a griddle. They are a staple food in Colombia and are often served with various fillings such as cheese, meat, or avocado. Arepas are a popular breakfast, lunch, or dinner option in Colombia and are enjoyed by locals and tourists alike.

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