Costa Rica Country Quiz

🇨🇷 Can you guess these facts about the country of Costa Rica?
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: August 12, 2020
First submittedAugust 31, 2019
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Capital city
San José
Official language
Spanish
Meaning of the name of the
country in that language
Rich Coast
Sea to the east
Caribbean Sea
Bordering countries
Nicaragua
Panama
Costa Rica abolished its
______ in 1948
Military
Currency
Colón
The only American country with
a higher life expectancy
Canada
Slang term for a Costa Rican
Tico / Tica
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What Costa Rica plans to
become by 2021
Carbon Neutral
Most active volcano of Costa Rica
Arenal
River forming a large part of
the northern border
San Juan
Four types of monkeys found in
Costa Rica (name any one)
Capuchin | Howler |
Spider | Squirrel
Pacific island sometimes called
the southernmost point in
North America
Cocos Island
Dish consisting of rice and beans
served as breakfast
Gallo Pinto
Nickname for the species of
basilisk which can run on water
Jesus Christ
Lizard
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Level 83
May 31, 2020
I was evidently the 77th person to take this quiz, and every one of them had a perfect score! Good thing so many people are familiar with Costa Rica.
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Level 68
May 31, 2020
You were probably in the first few after it got reset, since QM changed it a little before featuring it, thus reseting the stats.
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Level 80
May 31, 2020
You probably want to put the two neighboring country questions together.
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Level 63
May 31, 2020
Good times. Great quiz. Thank you. Got 13. Tuanis. Pura Vida.
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Level 70
May 31, 2020
Given the fact Costa Rica just made same-sex marriage legal, my first guess was Gender Neutral. I have to say I am disappointed.
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Level 65
Jul 17, 2020
The guy who gave the lizard that nickname is a genius.
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Level 49
Oct 30, 2020
It's what he exclaimed when he saw it.
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Level 69
Sep 3, 2020
Arenal Volcano went dormant in 2010, only a few months before we had a chance to visit it.
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Level 56
Oct 3, 2020
I wondered if the name 'tico' came from the Daewoo Tico car that is used very widely as a cheap taxi in Peru (and maybe other nearby countries??) but apparently it's because Costa Ricans make the diminutive form by adding -tico/-tica. ¡Qué hermostico!
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Level 83
Oct 29, 2020
No questions about Isla Nublar or Isla Sorna?
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Level 53
Oct 29, 2020
after looking up the civil war and the events of 1948, it seems there were a lot of things abolished. accept leader, president, presidency, government, legislature?
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Level 76
Oct 29, 2020
Those things came back. Abolished means to put an end to something for ever.
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Level 70
Oct 29, 2020
If I remember right, Costa Rica has seven provinces/states - and four of their capitals are in metro San Jose. That's pretty unique.
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Level 80
Oct 30, 2020
Did this get updated? Thought I already took it but my points disappeared. And some of the questions look unfamiliar now.
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Level 33
Nov 24, 2020
Yes kalba, it did