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Central America Quiz Spanish 3
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Which Costa Rican national park protects the habitat of the volcano, and is the smallest national park?
Which sport is the most important in Central America, gives youth alternatives to the drug cartel, and brings together people to cheer for their favorite teams?
True or False: The Central American soccer team has a better record than the U.S. National soccer team
What group were Sandanistas a part of?
Which country produces the most chocolate in Central America?
Which Guatemalan city contains Mayan ruins and a lake of the same name?
Which Mayan calendar has 365 days, just like ours?
True or False: Socialism is practiced in many Central American countries
By what means can tourists visit the volcanoes in Central America?
Hiking, biking, or helicopter rides
What are the three most common destinations for ecotourism in Central America?
rain forests, the Caribbean, and volcanoes
Which lake is considered to be the deepest and most beautiful in Central America?
In ancient times, what was corn cultivated from?
How much do coffee farmers earn per pound of coffee?
80 cents per pound
What organization (company) traded tropical fruit, grew it on South American plantations, and sold it to the US and Europe?
The United Fruit Company
What was the final cost of the Panama Canal?
True or False: Winners of the Mayan ball game would feast and losers may be even put to death
True or False: players may use their hands and feet to score in the Mayan ball game
Where are salsa dance socials most commonly held?
night clubs, bars, ballrooms, restaurants, and outside, especially if its an outdoor festival
Which countries are the top 3 producers in coffee in Central America?
Honduras, Mexico, and Guatemala
When do children receive gifts for Christmas?
January 8 (the day of the Epiphany)
What is Punta music characterized by?
the fast beat and percussion instruments, such as the tambor, marimba, and maracas
True or False: The Nicaraguan National Anthem focuses on peace instead of war and is shorter than the U.S. National Anthem
Which Central American national park has two active volcanoes that tourists can visit?
Masaya National Park
Which ruins in Guatemala include more than 300 buildings?
What describes the practice of African religions in the coastal areas of Central America and is denounced by the Catholic Church?