Statistics for History of Peru Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 41 times
  • The average score is 13 of 20

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
What empire ruled Peru at the time of the Spanish conquest?Inca Empire
100%
What ancient city from that empire is Peru's most popular tourist attraction?Machu Picchu
95%
What mammal was the primary pack animal of the people of that empire?Llama or Alpaca
95%
What was the capital of the above?Cusco
92%
What Spanish conquistador conquered that empire?Francisco Pizarro
89%
What was the main language that was used by that empire?Quechua
84%
What country was formerly known as the "Upper Peru?Bolivia
78%
What group of large geoglyphs were created by Andean people about 2000 years ago?{Nazca} Lines
70%
What former President rid the country of the above, but was convicted of human rights
abuses and fled to Japan in 2000?
Alberto Fujimori
68%
What type of fertilizer was once plentiful on the Chincha Islands?Guano
68%
What staple crop was domesticated in Peru before 5000 BC?Potato
65%
What friendly bear from "darkest Peru"–with his old hat, was created by Michael Bond?Paddington
65%
What Maoist guerrillas terrorized the country in the 1980s?{Shining} Path
62%
In what 1883 war was Peru defeated by the Chilean Navy?War of the {Pacific}
57%
What ruler of that empire did the above defeat at the Battle of Cajamarca and
captured him to control the empire?
Atahualpa
46%
What raft was used by Thor Heyerdahl to sail from Peru to Polynesia?Kon-Tiki
46%
What general is considered to be the "Liberator" of Peru?José de {San} {Martín}
41%
What Spanish imperial district was Peru part of between 1542–1824?{Vice}royalty of Peru
35%
What ancient god of sun was the national patron of that empire?Inti
30%
What society has been established as the oldest-known civilization in the Americas?Norte {Chico}
19%

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