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Bolivia  In Unity and in Strength
  Bolivia - In Unity and in Strength   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Bolivia's motto translates to "Unity is Strength". See what you know of this fascinating South American country, with some photos to show you the national beauty and some to guide you to the answers.
Easier, 10 Qns, LeoDaVinci, Jan 24 22
LeoDaVinci editor
Jan 24 22
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Lets Go Someplace Like Bolivia
  Let's Go Someplace Like Bolivia   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Before you take Butch Cassidy's advice, take this quiz on Bolivia.
Average, 10 Qns, jcpetersen, Jul 03 16
283 plays
  9 for 10 - Bolivia   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Answer the first nine questions about Bolivia correctly and you will find the first letters of the answers spell the answer to the last question.
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Jul 16 14
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  La Paz, Bolivia    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about one of my favorite cities in South America. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, steveboss00, Feb 19 21
Feb 19 21
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trivia question Quick Question
Which mountain in the Cordillera Real mountain area is one of the more difficult ascents in the area and wasn't ascended until 1928?

From Quiz "9 for 10 - Bolivia"

Bolivia Trivia Questions

1. La Paz is actually co-capital of Bolivia. La Paz has the legislative and executive branch of the Government. What city is the other capital of Bolivia, housing the judicial branch of the Government?

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La Paz, Bolivia

Answer: Sucre

Sucre was the country's first and only capital until 1898. In 1898, there was a power struggle between the Liberal and Conservative Parties. The Liberals overthrew the Conservatives. Their power base was with the Tin Miners around La Paz. Therefore, they reached a compromise to split the capital between the Liberal city of La Paz and the Conservative city of Sucre.

2. In what year was the city of La Paz founded?

From Quiz La Paz, Bolivia

Answer: 1548

The city of La Paz was founded on October 20th, 1548 under the name of La Ciudad de Nuestra Señora de La Paz. It was founded at the site of an old Aymaran village.

3. What is the administrative capital of Bolivia?

From Quiz 9 for 10 - Bolivia

Answer: La Paz

La Paz is the administrative capital. It is 12,000 feet about sea level which makes it the highest capital city in the world. The judicial capital is Sucre.

4. In what suburb is the International airport located?

From Quiz La Paz, Bolivia

Answer: El Alto

The airport is called the "El Alto International Airport". El Alto is a suburb that is located high above the city of La Paz on the Altiplano. It is a spectacular view driving over the rim of the bowl and seeing La Paz spread out below El Alto.

5. Merchandise sold here includes herbs, amulets, and llama fetuses used in Aymara traditions. What is the name of the market that sells these items?

From Quiz La Paz, Bolivia

Answer: Witches Market

Also known in Spanish as the "Mercado de Brujas", the Witches Market sells all kinds of interesting amulets, potions, and spells. Goat fetuses are sold to bury in the foundations of new buildings. It is supposed to bring good luck.

6. Which mountain in the Cordillera Real mountain area is one of the more difficult ascents in the area and wasn't ascended until 1928?

From Quiz 9 for 10 - Bolivia

Answer: Illampu

Illampu is 20,892 feet high but its terrain and steep peak mean the climb is trickier than other mountains in the range of a similar elevation. A trio of climbers made it to the top in 1928. Aconcagua is in Argentina and is South America's highest mountain at 22,834 feet. Huascaran and Alpamayo are in Peru.

7. What are tourists supposed to chew to help fight off the effects of the high altitude?

From Quiz La Paz, Bolivia

Answer: Coca leaves

Coca leaves are commonly chewed to help prevent the effects of altitude sickness. Coca leaves are the base for the drug cocaine, although it has very little of the drug in it. They are perfectly legal and available all over town. Coca-Cola buys over 150 tons of coca leaves every year to put in their popular soft drinks (Coca Cola in many parts of the world still has the coca leaves in their drink).

8. Bolivia is a landlocked country. What country lies to the northwest of Bolivia?

From Quiz 9 for 10 - Bolivia

Answer: Peru

Brazil lies to the north and east, Paraguay and Argentina to the south, and Chile to the southwest. At one time Bolivia extended to the Pacific, but after the War of the Pacific in the late 19th century, Chile seized the Bolivian province of Atacama.

9. What is the elevation of La Paz?

From Quiz La Paz, Bolivia

Answer: 11,942 ft

La Paz is the highest capital city in the world. It is so high that airplanes have to have special tires to land at the airport and FIFA (the governing body of world soccer) even banned the playing of international soccer games at La Paz for a time.

10. This animal has always been very useful to many Bolivians, both as a supplier of wool and a beast of burden.

From Quiz 9 for 10 - Bolivia

Answer: Llama

The llama is a domesticated animal that belongs to the camel family. They have been used in the Andes as pack animals for over four thousand years.

11. In La Paz, you can take a unique tour of a prison. The tour is given by inmates of the prison. What is the name of the prison that you can tour?

From Quiz La Paz, Bolivia

Answer: San Pedro

San Pedro is the largest prison in Bolivia. It virtually runs itself, as the inmates elect leaders. They have over 1,500 inmates and even a hotel within the prison so guests and relatives of inmates can stay while visiting.

12. Bolivia has three official languages. Spanish and Quechuan are two of them. What is the third?

From Quiz 9 for 10 - Bolivia

Answer: Aymaran

Aymaran is the language of the people who inhabited the area before the Spanish came.

13. What is the name of the main, tree-lined street that runs through the center of downtown La Paz?

From Quiz La Paz, Bolivia

Answer: Prado

This boulevard changes names several times as it runs throughout the city, but it is called "Paseo el Prado" in the "centro". The road also passes the area of town called "El Prado," which is the more affluent area of town.

14. Bolivia was in the news in October 2003 because of unrest over the plans to export this resource to the USA.

From Quiz 9 for 10 - Bolivia

Answer: natural gas

Natural gas has been very important to Bolivia's economy in recent years. It is exported to other South American countries, but there are plans to export to the USA. As Bolivia is landlocked it means that a pipeline must go through Chile to reach the coast. This has caused a lot of controversy.

15. What is the name given to the music clubs/bars all over town that play traditional Bolivian folk music?

From Quiz La Paz, Bolivia

Answer: Peñas

These bars/clubs/restaurants usually have live Andean folk music. They are open every night of the week and provide a great insight into the local culture in Bolivia.

16. What Bolivian city, situated in the Andes south of Paz near Lake Poopo, was founded by the Spanish because of the silver deposits found in the area?

From Quiz 9 for 10 - Bolivia

Answer: Oruro

Oruro lies at an altitude of 12,159 feet. It has a population of just under 200,000.

17. Bolivia has three main languages. Two are Aymara and Spanish. What is the other language?

From Quiz La Paz, Bolivia

Answer: Quechua

Quechua is spoken throughout the central Andes region of South America. Aymara is also spoken in the Andes region by the Aymara people. Of the two languages, Quechua is more widely spoken. Bolivia has a large percentage of people who do not speak Spanish, speaking one of the other two languages.

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