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Quiz about 9 for 10  Ecuador
Quiz about 9 for 10  Ecuador

9 for 10 - Ecuador Trivia Quiz


You don't think you know much about Ecuador. You may be surprised when you do this quiz. First letters of the right answers will spell the answer to the last question.

A multiple-choice quiz by minch. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
minch
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
158,976
Updated
Oct 09 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
1678
Awards
Top 35% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Guest 75 (0/10), Guest 104 (0/10), Guest 136 (5/10).
Question 1 of 10
1. What is the chief port of Ecuador? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. What mountain range runs north to south through central Ecuador?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 3 of 10
3. What city in the southern mountains was moved from its original valley location to a higher location because of earthquake devastation? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Into the basin of which river do the rivers of eastern Ecuador flow?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 5 of 10
5. What country lies to the south and east of Ecuador?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 6 of 10
6. The majority of Ecuador's people have some percentage of this ethnicity. Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. The GDP of Ecuador in 2000 was $37.2 billion US. What does GDP stand for?

Answer: (Three Words)
Question 8 of 10
8. The eastern region of Ecuador is known by two names. One is the Eastern Lowlands. What is the other? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. What language do most people speak in Ecuador?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 10 of 10
10. The first letter of each of the answers spell the name of islands belonging to Ecuador are 600 miles out in the Pacific.

Answer: (One Word)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. What is the chief port of Ecuador?

Answer: Guayaquil

Guayaquil is the city with the highest population. It is considerably larger than Quito, the capital.
2. What mountain range runs north to south through central Ecuador?

Answer: Andes

The Andes bisect the country. To the west is the coast plain and to the east are lowlands which are part of the Amazon basin.
3. What city in the southern mountains was moved from its original valley location to a higher location because of earthquake devastation?

Answer: Loja

Loja is the name of a city of the province of which it is the capital city. Originally built in a valley, it was destroyed by an earthquake. When the city was rebuilt it was built in the uplands, not only because of the earthquake threat but because of malaria which plagued the lower area.
4. Into the basin of which river do the rivers of eastern Ecuador flow?

Answer: Amazon

The main rivers of the Eastern Lowlands are the Napo and Pastaza.
5. What country lies to the south and east of Ecuador?

Answer: Peru

Ecuador is bordered by Peru to the south and east and by Colombia to the north. Ecuador's west coast is on the Pacific.
6. The majority of Ecuador's people have some percentage of this ethnicity.

Answer: Amerindian

Around 80% of Ecuadorians have some Amerindian ethnicity. There are small numbers of Jewish, East Asian, and Black Ecuadorians, also.
7. The GDP of Ecuador in 2000 was $37.2 billion US. What does GDP stand for?

Answer: Gross domestic product

The GDP (purchasing power parity) was estimated to be $41.7 billion 2002. The GDP (per capita purchasing power parity) was estimated to be $3,100 in 2002.
Ecuador chief exports are oil, bananas and shrimp.
8. The eastern region of Ecuador is known by two names. One is the Eastern Lowlands. What is the other?

Answer: Oriente

There are three land regions in Ecuador, all of which mainly run from north to south. On the west is the coastal plain, then come the highlands of the Andes, and on the east the Eastern Lowland which is also known as the Oriente. The Oriente is an are covered with tropical forests.
9. What language do most people speak in Ecuador?

Answer: Spanish

Quechua and other Amerindian languages are also spoken.
10. The first letter of each of the answers spell the name of islands belonging to Ecuador are 600 miles out in the Pacific.

Answer: Galapagos

The islands of the Galapagos are mainly the tops of volcanoes. The islands are famous for the unusual animals found there and documented by Charles Darwin.
Source: Author minch

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