Central America Geography Quiz

Answer these random Central American geography questions.
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What is the most metropolitan area in Central America?
Guatemala City
What is the official language of Belize?
English
What Atlantic sea does Central America border?
Caribbean Sea
What lake in Central America infested with freshwater sharks?
Lake Nicaragua
What major Mexican peninsula also includes parts of Belize and Guatemala?
Yucatán
What is the capital of Belize?
Belmopan
What is the most popular sport in both Panama and Nicaragua?
Baseball
What country made the first attempt to build the Panama Canal?
France
What city in California shares its name with one of the Central American capitals?
San José
For what green bird is the currency of Guatemala named?
Quetzal
What is the name of the major lake the Nicaraguan capital lies on?
Lake Managua
What is the most populous metropolitan area in Honduras?
San Pedro Sula
What does the name of "El Salvador" mean in Spanish?
The Savior
What is the name of the swampy region of Panama with no roads going through it?
Darién Gap
After what Spanish city is the second most populated city proper in Nicaragua named?
León
What ancient city in Guatemala was the capital of the ancient Mayans?
Tikal
What famous volcano in Costa Rica was erupted in 1968?
Arenal
What ocean gulf borders Honduras, Guatemala and Belize?
Gulf of Honduras
What archipelago in Panama is home to the Guna people?
San Blas
What insect has the namesake of the former British colony in eastern Nicaragua?
Mosquito Coast
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Level 37
May 1, 2019
The pre-columbian societies in Central America were the Mayas and the Aztecs and, if you include the Caribbean in Central America as if often (though inaccurately) done, then you have the Caribs, the Arawaks and the Tainos among others.
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Level 71
Apr 15, 2020
The first question doesn't make sense. Should be "city" not "cities".