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trivia quiz  Oh No! The Bananas are Under Attack! Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Aug 05 10

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.
Aug 05 10
1848 plays
trivia quiz  More Tales of the Pyramid cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 06 18

A quiz with this title might make one think of ancient Egypt, but the ancient Mesoamericans also constructed pyramids. What do you know about the Pyramid of the Sun?
ponycargirl editor
Jul 06 18
147 plays
trivia quiz  Colombia: The Good With The Bad cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, May 30 11

A quiz on the ups and downs of Colombian history and culture.
stuthehistoryguy gold member
May 30 11
3171 plays
match quiz  Those Captivating Chimú! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 25 17

Fifty years before the Spanish arrived in South America, the Kingdom of Chimor was conquered. There were still, however, some survivors who told their story to European historians.
ponycargirl editor
Aug 25 17
183 plays
trivia quiz  Tales of the Treaty cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 23 17

The signing of the Treaty of Tordesillas has had far-reaching effects on the history of South America to this very day. How much do you know about the treaty?
ponycargirl editor
Aug 23 17
243 plays
match quiz  A Sad Finish 2 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 26 17

Archaeologists work to uncover ancient sites and analyze artifacts and other remains that are found. See if you can identify the following archaeological sites in South America, spectacular in their heyday, that are now threatened or in ruins.
ponycargirl editor
Aug 26 17
234 plays
trivia quiz  The Enigmatic Norte Chico Civilization! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Sep 13 17

The civilization of Norte Chico, which means "Little North", was first discovered in 1905. Called "the cradle of civilization of the Western world", some historians believe it is the oldest urban center in the Americas.
ponycargirl editor
Sep 13 17
198 plays
trivia quiz  Spanish Conquest: Mexico cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, airflorida, Jan 21 07

How much do you know of the Spanish expansion into the New World, particularly the country now known as Mexico?
Jan 21 07
1662 plays
match quiz  South American History Sampler cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Dec 08 16

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.
spanishliz editor
Dec 08 16
279 plays
trivia quiz  Tales of Guyana cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 23 17

The Co-operative Republic of Guyana gained independence in 1966; before that, however, it had a long and varied history. What do you know about the history of Guyana?
ponycargirl editor
Aug 23 17
771 plays
trivia quiz  An Episode in the Life of a Banana Republic cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, triviapaul, Mar 20 08

A quiz about bananas, republics, and Cold War politics.
Mar 20 08
1080 plays
trivia quiz  Jesuit Reductions in South America cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Sep 03 17

"We are picking up the mission Jesus left for us / We are doing what He told us". ('On Mission', Amena Brown) Such was the vision of the Jesuit missionaries in the 17th and 18th centuries, whose work inspired the 1986 movie 'The Mission'.
looney_tunes editor
Sep 03 17
171 plays
trivia quiz  Latin American Heroes cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robbieh, Feb 22 06

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.
Feb 22 06
2460 plays
trivia quiz  The Mexican Inquisition cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, airflorida, Feb 03 07

Many people know of the Spanish Inquisition, how much do you know of the Inquisition in colonial Mexico?
Feb 03 07
735 plays
trivia quiz  History of Santiago, Chile cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Dec 07 16

A quiz on the history of Chile's capital from its founding by Spain up until the present day.
Joepetz gold member
Dec 07 16
132 plays
trivia quiz  Bolivar: The Other Great American Revolutionary cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, confuszius, Sep 05 07

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.
Sep 05 07
648 plays
trivia quiz  History of Rio de Janeiro 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Joepetz, May 21 16

Rio de Janeiro is one of Brazil's most beautiful cities. However, its history is littered with problems, struggles and, most importantly, hope.
Joepetz gold member
May 21 16
153 plays
trivia quiz  History of Lima, Peru 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Jan 13 16

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.
Joepetz gold member
Jan 13 16
201 plays
trivia quiz  Imperial Brazil 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pedro3335, Feb 21 07

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.
Feb 21 07
1410 plays
trivia quiz  El Salvador III 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, trojan11, Nov 12 06

This quiz on El Salvador asks rather searching questions on this abused and unhappy country.
Nov 12 06
528 plays
trivia quiz  Pre-Columbian Civilizations 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, goyanks193, Jun 01 04

A quiz on the Mesoamerican Civilizations - the Aztecs, Incas, and the Mayas. It includes general questions on the great Central American civilizations. Enjoy!
Jun 01 04
1563 plays
trivia quiz  Mexican History 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, sorais, Jun 27 05

A little trip to Mexican History, concentrating on the XIXth century.
Jun 27 05
1314 plays
trivia quiz  History of Sao Paulo 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Aug 21 17

Sao Paulo is the most populous city in Brazil so it is no surprise it has played such a large part in the country's history.
Joepetz gold member
Aug 21 17
123 plays
trivia quiz  Military Coups In Latin America 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, author, Jun 07 02

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.
Jun 07 02
1770 plays
trivia quiz  History of Bogota 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Aug 23 17

A quiz on the history of Bogota, Colombia, one of the oldest cities in South America.
Joepetz gold member
Aug 23 17
132 plays
trivia quiz  The Chilling History of Chile 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Gil_Galad, Oct 27 12

A quiz that covers the history of Chile from 1540 until the late 20th century.
Oct 27 12
315 plays
trivia quiz  A Dark Day: The Massacre of Tlatelolco 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Lpez, Feb 12 13

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!
Feb 12 13
219 plays
trivia quiz  Latin American History 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jagman09, May 23 07

Latin American History. Enjoy!
May 23 07
1740 plays
trivia quiz  West Indies - History In The Isles 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Verne47, Dec 08 15

You're sitting in a classroom in Jamaica. Here's your quiz paper. West Indian History...Help!
Dec 08 15
156 plays
trivia quiz  Aztec, Inca, Olmec, or Maya? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DaMoopies, Aug 11 15

We know they are the big four in Mesoamerican pre-history, but which one is which? This quiz might help sort things out.
DaMoopies gold member
Aug 11 15
192 plays
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