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South America A-Z

For each letter A-Z, guess the answer that pertains to continent of South America.
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Last updated: August 12, 2019
First submittedJuly 19, 2019
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A
Mountain range that spans the western coast
Andes
B
Known as "El Libertador" he was, at times, the President of four different countries
Bolívar
C
Sea that borders South America to the North
Caribbean
D
Official language of Suriname
Dutch
E
Country named for its position on the globe
Ecuador
F
Argentina fought a war against the UK for control of these islands
Falklands
G
Capital of Guyana
Georgetown
H
Term for a large estate
Hacienda
I
Ancient civilization that built Machu Picchu
Inca
J
Largest cat native to South America
Jaguar
K
Last name of husband and wife who both served as President of Argentina
Kirchner
L
Bigger version of an alpaca
Llama
M
Strait that passes between the continental mainland and the Tierra del Fuego
Magellan
N
The closest major city to Africa
Natal
O
Brazilian slogan: _______ e Progresso
Ordem
P
This country lost 70% of its male population during wars of the 1860s
Paraguay
Q
Indigenous language of Peru
Quechua
R
Where you'll find Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro
S
Capital of Chile
Santiago
T
Largest lake by surface area
Titicaca
U
Montevideo is its capital
Uruguay
V
Country with massive protests against the President Maduro
Venezuela
W
Pantanal is world's largest what?
Wetland
X
Major tributary of Amazon river
Xingu
Y
Plant used to make "maté"
Yerba
Z
Exercise fitness program created in Colombia
Zumba
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level 69
Aug 12, 2019
Kirchners served as Presidents, not Prime Ministers
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level ∞
Aug 12, 2019
My mistake. Fixed.
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level 82
Aug 12, 2019
Took a while to figure out a synonym for "swamp" that started with W.
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level 80
Aug 12, 2019
Yeah, maybe a few other terms should be accepted.
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level 77
Oct 19, 2019
Not sure what else would work that also starts with a W...
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level 64
Aug 12, 2019
It should be "Tierra del Fuego" instead of "Tierra del Fuedgo".
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level 80
Aug 12, 2019
Sure, but that would be a good name for a Spanish fudge shop.
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level ∞
Aug 12, 2019
My mistake now fixed.
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level 66
Oct 19, 2019
If only I knew how to spell Quechua before taking the quiz!
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level 68
Oct 19, 2019
Venezuela could also be described as a country where there have been massive demonstrations in support of Maduro.
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level 38
Oct 19, 2019
The drink is "mate", not " maté"
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level 44
Oct 21, 2019
Indeed. It seems that they added the accent in English to make sure the e was pronounced or to distinguish from meit.
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level 32
Oct 19, 2019
Did you know that you can boil eggs in the water of Lake Titicaca?
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level 28
Oct 19, 2019
I spelled Quechua “Quechua” and I forgot the name of Xingu. I am so good at this.
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level 45
Oct 23, 2019
"yerba" is confusing, the actual name is yerba mate, yerba is just hierba which means weeds.