Which South American Country?

Can you answer these multiple choice questions whose answers are South American countries?
Quiz by WolfCam
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Last updated: March 17, 2019
First submittedMarch 15, 2019
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1. Where was the capital of the Inca Empire?
Peru
Brazil
Chile
Ecuador
2. Which country is named after a person?
Bolivia
Uruguay
Suriname
Argentina
3. Where was Pablo Escobar's cartel based?
Colombia
Argentina
Venezuela
Paraguay
4. Iguazu Falls is on the border between Brazil and what other country?
Argentina
Uruguay
Peru
Guyana
5. Where is the city of Recife?
Bolivia
Peru
Brazil
Venezuela
6. Which of these country's official language is Spanish?
Uruguay
Guyana
Suriname
Brazil
7. Which country claims the Falkland Islands?
Ecuador
Paraguay
Argentina
Brazil
8. Where is most of the Orinoco River?
Venezuela
Peru
Suriname
Brazil
9. Which of these nations has won the men's FIFA World Cup?
Paraguay
Bolivia
Uruguay
Chile
10. Which country was colonized by the Dutch?
Uruguay
Guyana
Suriname
Venezuela
11. Which country was part of the Brazilian Empire?
Peru
Bolivia
Uruguay
Guyana
12. Who won the War of the Pacific?
Brazil
Chile
Peru
Bolivia
In the 1800s, nitrates were important for making fertilizer. The War of the Pacific was fought over nitrate-rich lands and resulted in Bolivia losing its coastline.
13. What country is Easter Island a part of?
Chile
Peru
Paraguay
Ecuador
14. Which country is derived from the name of a Periodic Table element?
Ecuador
Uruguay
Venezuela
Argentina
Argentina is derived from the Italian word for silver
15. The Earth is not a perfect sphere, it bulges in the center. Because of this, the summit of Mount Chimborazo is the point on Earth furthest from the Earth's center. Where would you find Mount Chimborazo?
Ecuador
Brazil
Argentina
Chile
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Level 71
Mar 16, 2019
Good quiz, I'd rather have 'Who's territory is Easter Island?"
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Level 75
Mar 17, 2019
Nice quiz!
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Level 39
May 30, 2019
Furthest or farthest? I say farthest.
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Level 72
May 30, 2019
Got Easter Island mixed with Galápagos. -facepalm-

Also, the periodic element one, that actually comes from latin.

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Level 47
May 30, 2019
Yep! Argentina means silvery.
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Level 61
Jun 18, 2020
Yep. From latin name of the element. Your point?
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Level 36
Dec 25, 2020
I always mix those two...
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Level 70
Feb 27, 2020
Tough quiz. Informative though. Thumbs up
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Level 48
Jul 23, 2020
Guesses, guesses, guesses, gets 8/15 :)
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Level 59
Oct 6, 2020
One more quiz that a perfect score depends on giving a damn about soccer. Most of us on this side of the pond don't.
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Level 55
Jan 4, 2021
I understand what you mean but there are 2 points I would like to make: Firstly, it is not only Americans that use this site; quizzes have to cater to everyone and football(or as you say, soccer) is extremely popular all over the world and the U.S. is in the minority for not having taking to it as well as most countries have. Secondly, I, as a European, have missed out on getting 100% on many quizzes because I don't know about things that are particularly popular or prevalent in the U.S., things that are not treated the same in my country. There is no problem with that at all, this is a global site so topics from around the world should be what's expected.
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Level 78
Feb 14, 2021
It's a quiz about South America, if you don't know the importance of football in south america you are very misinformed, you are lucky there's just one question haha. Also, it's the biggest sporting event in the world outside of the olympics, not some local competition so stop complaining.
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Level 34
Jan 16, 2021
nice quiz BUT us colombians are tired of esobar :/, it would have been nicer if whoever who made this would have included another colombian question haha:(, it's REALLY a pain in the 4ss
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Level 61
Jun 24, 2021
Despite not knowing most of them, I gottem all.
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Level 41
Oct 3, 2021
It was cool to see my home city in this quiz