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A Handy Guide to Venezuela
  A Handy Guide to Venezuela   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
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Are you after some basic facts about Venezuela? Then this quiz on the South American country might be just the thing you need. Try it and find out...
Easier, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Jan 06 15
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  Do You Know Venezuela?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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How well do you know Venezuela? A variety of questions here, for a good score you'll You'll need to know your stuff!
Average, 10 Qns, foreverbad, Sep 13 21
Sep 13 21
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  Geographically Speaking - Venezuela    
Multiple Choice
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Ten questions to test your geographical knowledge of Venezuela
Average, 10 Qns, minch, Aug 05 22
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Aug 05 22
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  Venezuela's Basic Questions    
Multiple Choice
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This is a quiz for anyone who is just familiar with the basic information of the country Venezuela.
Average, 10 Qns, leofelda, Jan 31 21
Jan 31 21
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  Venezuela Facts    
Multiple Choice
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This quiz is about Venezuela, if you've ever lived or visited there, you should know most of these questions.
Average, 10 Qns, sarah979c, Feb 19 22
Feb 19 22
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  Venezuela - An Amazing Country    
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Venezuela is a truly unique country blessed with a grand diversity in its natural surroundings. Its official name is the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
Average, 10 Qns, szabs, Jun 12 22
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Jun 12 22
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The world´s tallest waterfall, the Angel Falls, is born on the summit of one a table top mountain. Can you name it?

From Quiz "Venezuela - An Amazing Country"

Venezuela Trivia Questions

1. What are the three countries Venezuela borders?

From Quiz
Venezuela's Basic Questions

Answer: Guyana, Brazil and Colombia

Venezuela has three countries that border it. They are: to the East, Guyana; to the South, Brazil; and to the West, Colombia.

2. What is the largest city in Venezuela?

From Quiz Venezuela Facts

Answer: Caracas

Caracas is also known as the witch capital of the world.

3. What is the currency of Venezuela?

From Quiz Do You Know Venezuela?

Answer: Venezuelan Bolívar

The bolívar was introduced in 1879. It had a short lived predecessor called the venezolano. Until the 1970s, the bolívar was the region's most stable and internationally accepted currency.

4. The official name of the Venezuelan national tree is the Handroanthus chrysanthus, but by which name is it more popularly known?

From Quiz Venezuela - An Amazing Country

Answer: Araguaney

The Araguaney enters into full bloom in the dry season, when its leaves fall off. Their deep yellow flowers make a most attractive picture which lasts for several days. It has been the national tree since 1948.

5. What is the currency used in Venezuela?

From Quiz Venezuela Facts

Answer: bolivar

The bolivar is named after Simon Bolivar, who is called El Libertador (The Liberator). He was born in Caracas, Venezuela on July 24, 1783. Simon Bolivar was one of South America's greatest generals.

6. How did Venezuela get its name?

From Quiz Do You Know Venezuela?

Answer: Because of its likeness to Venice Italy

The name Venezuela is believed to have originated from cartographer Amerigo Vespucci and crew who led a 1499 naval expedition of Venezuela. They first saw some distinctive stilt villages (palafitos) that local Añu people had built. This reminded them of Venice (Venezia) Italy; as a result the region was named Veneziela; later becoming Venezuela.

7. What country borders Venezuela on the east?

From Quiz Geographically Speaking - Venezuela

Answer: Guyana

Guyana, the former British Guiana, became independent from Britain in 1966. Venezuela has disputed the border with Guyana, both in the sixties and again in 1982. An agreement was reached in 1989.

8. The Orinoco river is the major river in Venezuela. With four hydroelectric plants along its length, what is Venezuela's second largest river?

From Quiz Venezuela - An Amazing Country

Answer: Caroní

One of the main features of the Caroní river is its waters are tea colored, making it one of the few blackwater rivers in South America. It has a large discharge (considering the size of its basin) making it suitable for the generation of hydroelectricity.

9. What country lies to the west of Venezuela?

From Quiz Geographically Speaking - Venezuela

Answer: Colombia

Colombia has coastlines both on the Caribbean and the Pacific.

10. 73% of Venezuela´s electricity is produced by one major hydroelectric power plant and dam. What is the name of this large dam?

From Quiz Venezuela - An Amazing Country

Answer: Guri

The Guri dam is the third largest hydroelectric plant in the world since 2009. It is located on the Caroni River. Venezuela´s energy policy since the 1960s is to use as much hydroelectric power as possible instead of fossil fuels. This policy can be risky in a country that suffers severe droughts. In 2010 there was not enough water to generate the needed electricity, therefore the government was obliged to enforce two hour blackouts every day in order to fight the lack of electricity produced.

11. What is Venezuela's national flower?

From Quiz Venezuela's Basic Questions

Answer: Orchid

The orchid is the national flower and it was first discovered in 1839. The name of the special orchid is the "Flor de Mayo", meaning "May Flower" and it was named like this because it was discovered in May 1839.

12. How many other countries share a land border with Venezuela?

From Quiz Do You Know Venezuela?

Answer: 3

Venezuela borders Guyana to the east, Brazil to the south, and Colombia to the west.

13. What tributary of the Amazon forms part of the border between Venezuela and its western neighbour?

From Quiz Geographically Speaking - Venezuela

Answer: Negro

The Negro and Orinoco rivers form most of the border between Venezuela and Colombia. The Negro enters Brazil, which lies south of Venezuela and then flow eastwards to join the Amazon about ten miles from Manaus.

14. The Gran Sabana, located in the state of Bolivar and the Guyana highlands, is known for having 115 table top mountains. By what native indigenous name are these table tops better known as?

From Quiz Venezuela - An Amazing Country

Answer: Tepui

The name originates from the Pemon indians, meaning "House of Gods". These mountains are one of the earth's oldest geologic formations. Two of the best known tepuis are the Sarisariñama and the Autana.

15. Approximately, how many people lived in metro Caracas in 2006?

From Quiz Venezuela Facts

Answer: 3,276,000 people

The capital city is also the largest city in Venezuela.

16. What river rises in Venezuela flows east, then north and finally flows enters the sea near Trinidad?

From Quiz Geographically Speaking - Venezuela

Answer: Orinoco

The Orinoco forms a great arc 1,500 miles long. It has a vast delta area with many branches entering the Atlantic Ocean.

17. The world´s tallest waterfall, the Angel Falls, is born on the summit of one a table top mountain. Can you name it?

From Quiz Venezuela - An Amazing Country

Answer: Auyantepui

It is also known as Devil´s Mountain. Its table top has an area of 700 km2, and its peak is 2,535 meters tall. The falls where given their name in honor of Jimmy Angel the man who discovered the falls, and a few years later crash landed his plane on the summit.

18. Which was the first European country to colonize Venezuela?

From Quiz Do You Know Venezuela?

Answer: Spain

Spain first colonized Venezuela in 1522. The Spanish Empire founded its first permanent settlement in South America in Venezuela.

19. What is the highest peak in Venezuela?

From Quiz Geographically Speaking - Venezuela

Answer: Pico Bolivar

Pico Bolivar is 16,411 feet high is in western Venezuela in the Cordillera Merida.

20. Venezuela is also the home to the largest living, herbivorous rodent in the world. Known in the native language as a chiguirre, by what more common name is the animal known as?

From Quiz Venezuela - An Amazing Country

Answer: Capybara

It is a Venezuelan custom to hunt and eat these rodents during the Easter festivities. A Papal dispensation was given allowing their consumption in days of Lent. In the Guarani language their name means "master of the grasses".

21. How many stars are there in the Venezuelan flag?

From Quiz Venezuela's Basic Questions

Answer: 8

There are eight stars in the flag. In 2006 President Chavez decided to change from seven stars to eight stars. The eight star was made for an honor that President Hugo Chavez gives to Simon Bolivar, the Independence leader of Venezuela.

22. What is Venezuela's oldest airline which currently has regular domestic and international flights to different points in the Americas?

From Quiz Venezuela Facts

Answer: Aeropostal

Aeropostal was capitalized at 1.6 million Bolívares. It wasn't until May 21, 1937, that the government secured full ownership of the airline.

23. What mountain range would you find in Venezuela?

From Quiz Do You Know Venezuela?

Answer: Andes Mountains

Venezuela is home to a wide variety of landscapes, including the Andes mountains in the north and west. The highest peak is Pico Bolívar at 4,981 metres.

24. What resource provides the Venezuelan government with three-fourths of its revenue?

From Quiz Geographically Speaking - Venezuela

Answer: oil & petroleum

Oil was discovered in 1922 and made a vast difference to the country's economy.

25. Caracas is the largest city and capital of Venezuela. Can you name the second largest city, known for its oil producing lake?

From Quiz Venezuela - An Amazing Country

Answer: Maracaibo

Lying on the western coast of Lake Maracaibo, this city is also the capital of the state of Zulia. It is said that its name is derived from an Indian chief named Mara.

26. What was the population of Venezuela according to the 2005 census?

From Quiz Venezuela's Basic Questions

Answer: Between 25 and 30 million

There are exactly 26,749,000 million people in Venezuela as the Census of 2005 stated.

27. Venezuela is home to the world's highest waterfall, the Angel Falls. How did they get that name?

From Quiz Do You Know Venezuela?

Answer: After the visit of a pilot who spotted it from the air and landed there

Explorer Ernesto Sanchez La Cruz, was the first to find the falls but they were not well known across the world until 1933 when American pilot, Jimmy Angel, spotted them while searching for a mineral bed. In 1936 he returned and landed his plane at the top of the falls and the falls were named after him.

28. What lake is an extension of the Gulf of Venezuela?

From Quiz Geographically Speaking - Venezuela

Answer: Lake Maracaibo

Lake Maracaibo is the largest lake in South America at 5,217 square miles. Lake Titicaca on the Bolivia/Peru border is South America's second largest lake.

29. Venezuela is divided into twenty three states. Which is the smallest and comprised solely of three islands?

From Quiz Venezuela - An Amazing Country

Answer: Nueva Esparta

The state of Nueva Esparta has a total area of 1,150 km2, which is divided into three islands. The main one and largest is Margarita, which is one of Venezuela´s major tourist destinations. The other two are Coche and Cubagua both which are much smaller. Cubagua has a very sparse population of mainly fishermen.

30. How many different landscape geographical regions does Venezuela have?

From Quiz Venezuela Facts

Answer: 9

1. Llanos Region is the Amazon Basin, the largest rain forest in the world. 2. The Andean Region 3. Zulian Region (includes Maracaibo) 4. North-Eastern Region 5. Insular Region or the Caribbean Island region 6. Guyana Region (Rainforest region) 7. Capital Region (includes Caracas) 8. Central Region 9. Central-Western Region

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