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Knowledge test: Knowledge test: Argentina

How well do you know Argentina? For example, what is the Chaco, how many times has the country been world champions in football and in which city did the tango originate? Test your knowledge!

The answers to the questions can be found below.

Question 1 of 10
Which Argentine city was named after a Spanish city?

a) Cordoba

b) Mendoza

c) Salta

Question 2 of 10
The highest mountain on the American double continent is the Aconcagua. It's in Argentina. How tall is it?

a) 5238

b) 4898

c) 6959

Question 3 of 10
How many countries does Argentina border?

a) 4

b) 5

c) 6

Question 4 of 10
How many times has Argentina won the World Cup?

a) twice

b) three times

c) four times

Question 5 of 10
What is the Argentine Chaco?

a) A typical Argentinean type of cocoa

b) A wide, flat savannah landscape with thorn bush forests

c) An Argentine species of cactus

Question 6 of 10
What do the Argentines celebrate on June 20th?

a) The day of the monument

b) The day of the flag

c) Labor Day

Question 7 of 10
The name Argentina is derived from the Latin word argentum and means ...

a) silver

b) bronze

c) gold

Question 8 of 10
María Eva Duarte de Perón - called Evita - was the most influential "first lady" in Argentina. How old did she get?

a) 47

b) 33

c) 59

Question 9 of 10
In which city did the Argentine tango originate?

a) Santiago de Chile

b) Buenos Aires

c) Rosario

Question 10 of 10
Much of the Argentine population has European roots. What percentage comes from Germans?

a) 3

b) 15

c) 27

Attention resolution!

Here are the answers to the review:

Question 1 of 10
Which Argentine city was named after a Spanish city?

a) Cordoba ✔️

b) Mendoza ❌

c) Salta ❌

The Argentine city of Cordoba is the second largest city in the country. It was named after the Andalusian city of the same name. Her full name is Cordoba de la Nueva Andalucía (Cordoba of New Andalusia).

Question 2 of 10
The highest mountain on the American double continent is the Aconcagua. It's in Argentina. How tall is it?

a) 5238 ❌

b) 4898 ❌

c) 6959 ✔️

The highest mountain on the American double continent, the 6959 m high Aconcagua, is located on Argentine territory. It belongs to the Andes, the longest continental mountain range on earth.

Question 3 of 10
How many countries does Argentina border?

a) 4 ❌

b) 5 ✔️

c) 6 ❌

Argentina shares borders with Boliven (742 km), Brazil (1132 km), Chile (5508 km), Paraguay (1699 km) and Uruguay (495 km).

Question 4 of 10
How many times has Argentina won the World Cup?

a) ✔️ twice

b) three times ❌

c) four times ❌

Argentina have made it to the finals 15 times since 1930. The team only became world champions twice - in 1978 in their own country and in 1986 in Mexico.

Question 5 of 10
What is the Argentine Chaco?

a) A typical Argentinean type of cocoa ❌

b) A wide, flat savannah landscape with thorn bush forests ✔️

c) An Argentine species of cactus ❌

The Argentine Chaco is a flat bush savannah landscape. The eastern part is relatively humid and is used for agriculture. In the west, on the other hand, there is a long dry period with frequent droughts in winter.

Question 6 of 10
What do the Argentines celebrate on June 20th?

a) The day of the monument ❌

b) The day of the flag ✔️

c) Labor Day ❌

On June 20, Argentina celebrates Flag Day (el Día de la Bandera). Celebrations in honor of the national flag are held across Argentina on this day.

Question 7 of 10
The name Argentina is derived from the Latin word argentum and means ...

a) Silver ✔️

b) bronze ❌

c) gold ❌

Silver is the correct translation of the Latin word argentum and at the same time the origin of the country's name. It got its name because of its deposits of silver ores. Argentina is the only country named after a chemical element.

Question 8 of 10
María Eva Duarte de Perón - called Evita - was the most influential "first lady" in Argentina. How old did she get?

a) 47 ❌

b) 33 ✔️

c) 59 ❌

Evita was only 33 years old; she died on July 26, 1952 of cervical cancer. To this day, many people make pilgrimages to her grave in Buenos Aires.

Question 9 of 10
In which city did the Argentine tango originate?

a) Santiago de Chile ❌

b) Buenos Aires ✔️

c) Rosario ❌

Tango has its origins in the capital, Buenos Aires. As early as the end of the 19th century, people danced here, huddled together.

Question 10 of 10
Much of the Argentine population has European roots. What percentage comes from Germans?

a) 3 ✔️

b) 15 ❌

c) 27 ❌

About three percent of the population comes from Germans, 36 percent from Italians and about 29 percent from Spaniards.

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