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  There are 65 quizzes and 650 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Oh No! The Bananas are Under Attack!

The Banana Wars began around the turn of the twentieth century and were caused by American intervention in Central American economic systems. This quiz gives a brief overview of that time period.
Average (10 qns)
adams627
1653 plays
2
History of Santiago, Chile

A quiz on the history of Chile's capital from its founding by Spain up until the present day.
Tough (10 qns)
Joepetz
Dec 07 16
72 plays
3
Colombia: The Good With The Bad

A quiz on the ups and downs of Colombian history and culture.
Average (10 qns)
stuthehistoryguy
3048 plays
4
South American History Sampler

Match the South American countries with the historical snippet about each one. Suriname (formerly Dutch Guiana) and Guyana (formerly British Guiana) have been excluded, as has the French overseas department, French Guiana.
Average (10 qns)
spanishliz
Dec 08 16
141 plays
5
Spanish Conquest: Mexico

How much do you know of the Spanish expansion into the New World, particularly the country now known as Mexico?
Difficult (10 qns)
airflorida
1623 plays
6
An Episode in the Life of a Banana Republic

A quiz about bananas, republics, and Cold War politics.
Average (15 qns)
triviapaul
1038 plays
7
Latin American Heroes

This quiz is to test your knowledge about Latin American heroes, some of them rather controversial. I've learned more about them while writing this quiz, and I hope you will, too.
Average (10 qns)
robbieh
2238 plays
8
The Mexican Inquisition

Many people know of the Spanish Inquisition, how much do you know of the Inquisition in colonial Mexico?
Tough (10 qns)
airflorida
720 plays
9
Bolivar: The Other Great American Revolutionary

While George Washington is well known as one of the greatest revolutionary generals ever, Simon Bolivar freed almost an entire continent from Spain. This quiz focuses on topics related to his personal history, campaigns, and politics.
Tough (10 qns)
confuszius
630 plays
10
Imperial Brazil

This quiz concerns the period in Brazil's history from September 7th 1822 (date of the independence) to November 15th 1889 (birth of the "Old Republic"). I am aware this is not a topic widely studied outside Brazil, so I've kept it simple.
Average (10 qns)
pedro3335
1389 plays
11
Mexican History

A little trip to Mexican History, concentrating on the XIXth century.
Tough (10 qns)
sorais
1299 plays
12
Pre-Columbian Civilizations

A quiz on the Mesoamerican Civilizations - the Aztecs, Incas, and the Mayas. It includes general questions on the great Central American civilizations. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
goyanks193
1470 plays
13
El Salvador III

This quiz on El Salvador asks rather searching questions on this abused and unhappy country.
Average (10 qns)
trojan11
516 plays
14
West Indies - History In The Isles

You're sitting in a classroom in Jamaica. Here's your quiz paper. West Indian History...Help!
Average (10 qns)
Verne47
138 plays
15
Military Coups In Latin America

Latin America has been haunted by military coups. I give you the year of the coup and the coup maker. You give me the country.
Tough (20 qns)
author
1746 plays
16
The Chilling History of Chile

A quiz that covers the history of Chile from 1540 until the late 20th century.
Average (10 qns)
Gil_Galad
294 plays
17
A Dark Day: The Massacre of Tlatelolco

The Massacre of Tlatelolco is well remembered by students in Mexico. Before Tiananmen Square, there was this horrible tragedy. Have fun and enjoy the learning!
Average (10 qns)
Lpez
204 plays
18
Latin American Mixture

I just took some random questions from my old high school history book and thought that you might get a little background knowledge from them ...
Average (10 qns)
hiplikebrando
921 plays
19
Another Man's Cause

The United States has often been involved in the political affairs of other countries, especially of the countries in Latin America. What do you know about them?
Average (10 qns)
Mariamir
489 plays
20
Latin American History

Latin American History. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
jagman09
1602 plays
21
History of Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is one of Brazil's most beautiful cities. However, its history is littered with problems, struggles and, most importantly, hope.
Tough (10 qns)
Joepetz
May 21 16
108 plays
22
El Salvador

Such a tiny country but with so much tragedy and suffering... How much do you know about El Salvador?
Tough (10 qns)
trojan11
432 plays
23
History of Lima, Peru

Lima is one of the most beautiful cities in South America. As Peru's capital, Lima has been at the forefront of Peruvian history since its founding in the Spanish colonial days.
Tough (10 qns)
Joepetz
144 plays
24
Aztec, Inca, Olmec, or Maya?

We know they are the big four in Mesoamerican pre-history, but which one is which? This quiz might help sort things out.
Average (10 qns)
DaMoopies
171 plays
25
Latin American Events of the 19th Century

A general quiz about Latin American political affairs of more than a century ago.
Difficult (10 qns)
Slade
1245 plays
26
Costa Rica History

Let's see how much you know about this cozy little country's history! If you ever get the opportunity, I highly recommend visiting it! Have fun and good luck!
Average (10 qns)
jillfreddy
1086 plays
27
History of Colombia

Have fun learning a little about Colombian history. Enjoy!
Average (15 qns)
monicanatalia
375 plays
28
Suriname as an Independent Republic

Suriname became an independent republic in 1975 after having been a Dutch colony for three centuries. Here are some questions about its history as an independent country.
Tough (10 qns)
StefanL
381 plays
29
El Salvador

This quiz contains a few simple questions about El Salvador's recent past.
Tough (10 qns)
trojan11
357 plays
30
The History of Colombia

Let's see how much you know about Colombia.
Tough (10 qns)
colombia
996 plays
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