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Paraguay  The Heart of South America
  Paraguay - The Heart of South America   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
A country of diverse landscapes, Paraguay offers spectacular natural wonders - from serene savanna to lush forests to idyllic rolling hills. Let's explore and see what else this hidden gem of South America has to offer. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, Matthew_07, Mar 20 23
Matthew_07 gold member
Mar 20 23
124 plays
A Handy Guide to Paraguay
  A Handy Guide to Paraguay   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Are you after some basic facts about Paraguay? Then this quiz on the South American country might be just the thing you need. Try it and find out...
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, May 05 15
Fifiona81 editor
491 plays
Picturing Paraguay
  Picturing Paraguay   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
This quiz takes a tour through the South American country of Paraguay. Let's see what there is to see.
Average, 10 Qns, suomy, Jun 18 15
203 plays
The Heartbeat of South America
  The Heartbeat of South America!    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Paraguay is a land-locked country in South America. Because of its location in the center of the continent it is often nicknamed the "Heart of South America." Can you answer some general questions about this beautiful country?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jun 18 15
270 plays
  Che Paraguay    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This beautiful country has a sordid and interesting past as well as fascinating and curious citizens. Test your mettle on this little quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, WilkeCollins, Oct 06 23
Oct 06 23
2815 plays
  9 for 10 - Paraguay    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Answer the first nine questions about Paraguay correctly and the first letter of each answer will spell the answer to the last question.
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Feb 11 23
minch gold member
Feb 11 23
1092 plays

Paraguay Trivia Questions

1. What are the two official languages of Paraguay?

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Answer: Guarani and Spanish

Guarani is an indigenous tongue and pretty unique to Paraguay. Spanish is spoken in businesses and in formal settings, but Guarani is spoken in the homes of nearly everyone.

2. What country lies to the south of Paraguay?

From Quiz 9 for 10 - Paraguay

Answer: Argentina

Bolivia lies to the north of Paraguay, and Brazil to the east. In area Paraguay is a little larger than the state of California. (157,000sq.mi.)

3. What is the Anglicised spelling of the Guarani word for water?

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Answer: y

Mbaracaya is the word for cat, jagua means dog, sy means mother and, yes, y is the word for water. The famous Iguassu Falls on the Brazil-Argentina border actually means Big Water--y for water and guazu for big. The word "y" is pronounced like a grunt that is a little like what a weightlifter would say upon attempting a big lift. Its not a pretty sound.

4. What is the largest ethnic group in Paraguay?

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Answer: Mestizo

95% of the population are mestizos, people of mixed Indian and Spanish heritage.

5. What is the capital of Paraguay?

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Answer: Asuncion & Asunción

Asunción, which is Paraguay's largest city, is near the border with Argentina at the confluence of the rivers Paraguay and Picomayo.

6. Jose Luis Chilavert, one of Paraguay's most celebrated soccer players, played which position for the national team?

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Answer: Goalkeeper

Chilavert, known for his fiery temper, was also considered to be one of the best taker of free kicks in the world and often scored goals. He was also considered to be one of the great goalkeepers in the world and for many years played for the Argentine team of Velez Sarsfeld.

7. With which nation did Paraguay fight the Chaco War(1928-1935)?

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Answer: Bolivia

Paraguayans are quite proud of themselves for "winning" this war, and they claim that their bilingual ability proved to be the deciding factor. They could understand the Bolivians' Spanish, but the Bolivians had difficulty understanding their Guarani. Nevertheless, Paraguay's male population was devastated by the war. This came after the destruction of the War of the Triple Alliance. To say the least, Paraguay had just a few good men remaining.

8. What tourist attraction is near where the Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina borders meet? (It is not actually in Paraguay.)

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Answer: Iguacu Falls

The Iguacu river is a tributary of the Paraná river. The falls occur shortly before the Iguacu reaches the Brazilian border. There is not just one fall, but a series of low falls averaging about 200 feet in height.

9. Paraguay is surrounded by other countries and has no sea coast. What is the geographical term for this?

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Answer: landlocked

The only other landlocked country in South America is Bolivia. Paraguay's only connection to the sea is the Paraguay river which joins the Uruguay river and then forms the Rio de Plata estuary.

10. What city in Paraguay is located the furthest south?

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Answer: Pilar

Pilar is a very distant outpost on the Paraguay River south of Asuncion.

11. Paraguay belongs to the OAS. A stands for American S stands for States. What does the O stand for?

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Answer: organization & organisation

The Organization of American States was founded in 1948. Paraguay was one of the 21 founding members.

12. On which Paraguayan river are two of the largest dams in the world found?

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Answer: Parana

The two dams are the Itaipu Dam located near Ciudad del Este and the Yacyreta Dam located West of Encarnacion. Both are enormous and provide power to both Argentina and Brazil as well as Paraguay.

13. The first letters of the nine correct answers spell the name an animal to be found in Paraguay.

From Quiz 9 for 10 - Paraguay

Answer: Armadillo

The armadillo is an armoured mammal found not only in Paraguay but in other parts of South America, Central America and the southern USA.

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