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What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
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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. Thanks to kyleisalive for the Author's Challenge!
Average
10 Q
adams627
Aug 05 10
1386 plays
2 Colombia: The Good With The Bad
A quiz on the ups and downs of Colombian history and culture.
Average
10 Q
stuthehistoryguy
May 30 11
2499 plays
3 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 Q
airflorida
Jan 21 07
1554 plays
4 An Episode in the Life of a Banana Republic
A quiz about bananas, republics, and Cold War politics.
Average
15 Q
triviapaul
Mar 20 08
981 plays
5 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 Q
robbieh
Feb 22 06
2118 plays
6 The Mexican Inquisition
Many people know of the Spanish Inquisition, how much do you know of the Inquisition in colonial Mexico?
Difficult
10 Q
airflorida
Feb 03 07
687 plays
7 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 Q
confuszius
Sep 05 07
564 plays
8 The Aztec Empire
Ten easy questions about this extinct empire.
Tough
10 Q
stengun
Mar 06 08
1380 plays
9 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 Q
pedro3335
Feb 21 07
1302 plays
10 Cuban Wars of Independence
Cubans fought bravely for almost half a century to liberate their country from Spanish colonialism and to achieve social justice as well as independence. The situation was further complicated when the US entered the later stages of this long struggle.
Tough
20 Q
St Sava Jr.
Nov 15 03
849 plays
11 Mexican History
A little trip to Mexican History, concentrating on the XIXth century.
Tough
10 Q
sorais
Jun 27 05
1242 plays
12 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 Q
author
Jun 07 02
1707 plays
13 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 Q
goyanks193
Jun 01 04
1434 plays
14 The Chilling History of Chile
A quiz that covers the history of Chile from 1540 until the late 20th century.
Average
10 Q
Gil_Galad
Oct 27 12
258 plays
15 El Salvador III
This quiz on El Salvador asks rather searching questions on this abused and unhappy country.
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10 Q
trojan11
Nov 12 06
486 plays
16 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 ...
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10 Q
hiplikebrando
Oct 06 08
864 plays
17 El Salvador
Such a tiny country but with so much tragedy and suffering... How much do you know about El Salvador?
Tough
10 Q
trojan11
Oct 07 06
405 plays
18 Latin American History
Latin American History. Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
jagman09
May 23 07
1539 plays
19 Latin American Events of the 19th Century
A general quiz about Latin American political affairs of more than a century ago.
Difficult
10 Q
Slade
Mar 17 03
1212 plays
20 Aztec Daily Life
Just a few questions about the great Aztecs' daily life. :) I hope you enjoy it.
Average
10 Q
akirakuran
Dec 20 09
582 plays
21 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 Q
Lpez
Feb 12 13
174 plays
22 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!
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10 Q
jillfreddy
Aug 08 02
1035 plays
23 History of Colombia
Have fun learning a little about Colombian history. Enjoy!
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15 Q
monicanatalia
Jun 09 08
324 plays
24 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?
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10 Q
Mariamir
Jan 09 13
291 plays
25 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 Q
StefanL
Jul 04 03
360 plays
26 El Salvador
This quiz contains a few simple questions about El Salvador's recent past.
Tough
10 Q
trojan11
Oct 28 06
336 plays
27 The History of Colombia
Let's see how much you know about Colombia.
Tough
10 Q
colombia
Oct 31 01
951 plays
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Last Updated Dec 03 14 3:18 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* When did Colombia (The Republic of "Greater Colombia") become independent?
* What Colombian city in the Caribbean was the centre for Slave Trade during the colony?
* Which one of the following countries still claims sovereignty over the Archipelago of San Andres and Providencia?
* Which of these countries did not belong to Colombia when Colombia gained its independence?
* Besides Bogotá, what other city has been the capital of Colombia throughout history?


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