History of Argentina Quiz

Can you name these people, places, and things from Argentinian history?
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Last updated: January 8, 2021
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Which element did the Spanish name Argentina after?
Silver
Who has won the Ballon d'Or winner six times?
Lionel Messi
Which archbishop of Buenos Aires began his papacy in 2013?
Pope Francis
What country did Argentina war against in 1982?
United Kingdom
Over what group of islands did it fight against with above?
Falkland Islands
What Marxist revolutionary was born in Argentina in 1928?
Che Guevara
What memoir traces the early travels made by the above?
The Motorcycle Diaries
He was the central figure in the revolution of which country between 1953-1959?
Cuba
What economic number hit 12,000% in 1989?
Inflation
What country did Argentina, along with Brazil and Uruguay fight against in the
1860s - in which it lost most of its male population?
Paraguay
What army general was elected president three times between 1946-1973?
Juan Perón
What nickname was given to the film actress he married in 1945?
Evita
Emilio Palma is the first person to be born in what region of the world?
Antarctica
What was the term for cowboys that lived in the Pampas?
Gaucho
What name was given to the illegal football goal scored by Diego Maradona
in the 1986 World Cup against England?
Hand of God
What notorious Nazi was captured by Israeli agents in Argentina in 1960?
Adolf Eichmann
From which country did millions immigrate to Argentina between 1857-1940?
Italy
What couple served as presidents of Argentina between 2003-2015?
Kirchners
What did Argentina become the 10th country to fully legalize nationwide in 2010?
Same-Sex Marriage
Who is considered to be the "Liberator" of Argentina?
José de San Martín
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