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3 General Knowledge of Latin America

4 Directions: Scroll through the presentation and enter the answers (which are really the questions) and the questions (which are really the answers). Enter in the categories on the main game boards. As you play the game, click on the TEXT DOLLAR AMOUNT that the contestant calls, not the surrounding box. When they have given a question, click again anywhere on the screen to see the correct question. Keep track of which questions have already been picked by printing out the game board screen and checking off as you go. Click on the “Game” box to return to the main scoreboard. Enter the score into the black box on each players podium. Continue until all clues are given. When finished, DO NOT save the game. This will overwrite the program with the scores and data you enter. You MAY save it as a different name, but keep this file untouched!

5 Round 1Round 2 Final Jeopardy

6 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 Round 2 Final Jeopardy Scores

7 $100 Who claimed to have discovered Latin America?

8 $100 A.The Romans who spoke Latin B.Christopher Columbus C.Don Corleone D.Ponce Deleon A.The Romans who spoke Latin B.Christopher Columbus C.Don Corleone D.Ponce Deleon Scores

9 $200 Who of the following is still alive?

10 $200 A.Fidel Castro B.Che Ernesto Guevara C.Poncho Villa D.Francisco Zapata A.Fidel Castro B.Che Ernesto Guevara C.Poncho Villa D.Francisco Zapata Scores

11 $300 Who were the men from Spain that came to the New World for Gold, Glory and God?

12 $300 A.Aztecs B.Bolivians C.Conquistadores D.Danes A.Aztecs B.Bolivians C.Conquistadores D.Danes Scores

13 $400 INCORRECTLY Who of the following in INCORRECTLY matched with his country?

14 $400 A.Papa Doc Duvalier—Haiti B.Fidel Castro—Cuba C.Benito Juarez—Mexico D.Hugo Chavez—El Salvador A.Papa Doc Duvalier—Haiti B.Fidel Castro—Cuba C.Benito Juarez—Mexico D.Hugo Chavez—El Salvador Scores

15 $500 Who is known as the Father of the Latin American Independence?

16 $500 A.George Washington B.Ferdinand I of Spain C.Napoleon Bonaparte D.Simon Bolivar A.George Washington B.Ferdinand I of Spain C.Napoleon Bonaparte D.Simon Bolivar Scores

17 $100 Latin America is a ____.

18 $100 A.Country B.Continent C.Language D.Region A.Country B.Continent C.Language D.Region Scores

19 $200 What is the official language of Brazil?

20 $200 A.Spanish B.French C.Portuguese D.English A.Spanish B.French C.Portuguese D.English Scores

21 $300 What shapes do Aztec and Mayan temples resemble?

22 $300 A.Egyptian Pyramids B.Roman Coliseum C.Tower of London D.Lincoln Memorial A.Egyptian Pyramids B.Roman Coliseum C.Tower of London D.Lincoln Memorial Scores

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24 $400 What group of people began the rebellion in Haiti against France?

25 $400 A.Slaves B.Spanish-born Creoles C.Wealthy Landowners D.Conquistadores A.Slaves B.Spanish-born Creoles C.Wealthy Landowners D.Conquistadores Scores

26 $500 NOT Which of the following is NOT native to Latin America?

27 $500 A. Tomatoes B.Squash C.Chocolate D.Rice A. Tomatoes B.Squash C.Chocolate D.Rice Scores

28 $100 Where is Brazil on the map?

29 $100 A.=A B.=B C.=C D.=D A.=A B.=B C.=C D.=D Scores

30 $200 Where is the Amazon River on the Map?

31 $200 A.=A B.=B C.=C D.=D A.=A B.=B C.=C D.=D Scores

32 $300 Where is Cuba on the map?

33 $300 A.=A B.=B C.=C D.=D A.=A B.=B C.=C D.=D Scores

34 $400 Where are the Andes Mountains on the map?

35 $400 A.=A B.=B C.=C D.=D A.=A B.=B C.=C D.=D Scores

36 $500 Where is the Caribbean Sea on the map?

37 A.=A B.=B C.=C D.=D $500 Scores

38 $100 When did Mexico become part of the Spanish Empire?

39 $100 A.In 1492 with Columbus’ claim B.In 1518 with the defeat of the Aztecs by Cortes C.1776 with the Revolution D.1898 after the Spanish- American War A.In 1492 with Columbus’ claim B.In 1518 with the defeat of the Aztecs by Cortes C.1776 with the Revolution D.1898 after the Spanish- American War Scores

40 $200 In comparison to the American Revolution, when did most of Latin America gain its independence?

41 $200 A.Before B.After C.At the same time D.Never A.Before B.After C.At the same time D.Never Scores

42 $300 When was the horse introduced to the American Native peoples?

43 $300 A.With the arrival of the Spanish B.It was native to the Americas C.When the first peoples crossed the Bering Strait D.Between the First and Second Ice Age A.With the arrival of the Spanish B.It was native to the Americas C.When the first peoples crossed the Bering Strait D.Between the First and Second Ice Age Scores

44 $400 What is meant by Pre- Columbian?

45 $400 A.Before there was a Colombia B.Before Columbus’ arrival in 1492 C.Before Colombia became independent D.When Columbus discovered Colombia A.Before there was a Colombia B.Before Columbus’ arrival in 1492 C.Before Colombia became independent D.When Columbus discovered Colombia Scores

46 $500 Under Spanish rule, which of the following became the ruling class of its New World colonies?

47 $500 A.Mestizos B.European-born Spaniards C.Creoles—colonial-born people with Spanish ancestry D.Native leaders A.Mestizos B.European-born Spaniards C.Creoles—colonial-born people with Spanish ancestry D.Native leaders Scores

48 $100 How did the nations of Latin America become independent?

49 $100 A.Through the generosity of the “mother countries” B.By revolutions C.Through purchase of land grants D.With the help of the US A.Through the generosity of the “mother countries” B.By revolutions C.Through purchase of land grants D.With the help of the US Scores

50 $200 How did most Native Americans die during conquest?

51 $200 A.Smallpox B.Eaten by Spanish mastiff dogs C.Killed in battle D.Suicide rather than submit A.Smallpox B.Eaten by Spanish mastiff dogs C.Killed in battle D.Suicide rather than submit Scores

52 $300 How was Columbus greeted by the Arawak natives on San Salvador Island?

53 $300 A.Friendly curiosity B.Hostility C.Suspicion D.With admiration A.Friendly curiosity B.Hostility C.Suspicion D.With admiration Scores

54 $400 How did the Mayans and Aztecs treat the people they conquered?

55 $400 A.They forced them to work in mines B.They intermarried and produced “mixed” children C.They accepted differences and charged tribute taxes D.They cut out their hearts in ceremonies A.They forced them to work in mines B.They intermarried and produced “mixed” children C.They accepted differences and charged tribute taxes D.They cut out their hearts in ceremonies Scores

56 $500 How might you describe the writings of Pre- Columbian American civilizations?

57 $500 A.Like Egyptian hieroglyphics B.As an alphabet of letters to represent sounds C.Complicated codes D.Much like our writing style A.Like Egyptian hieroglyphics B.As an alphabet of letters to represent sounds C.Complicated codes D.Much like our writing style Scores

58 $100 Why is the region named Latin America?

59 $100 A.It was conquered by Latin- speaking Romans B.Latin is spoken in their churches C.The majority of languages is Latin-based D.It is the name preferred by geographers A.It was conquered by Latin- speaking Romans B.Latin is spoken in their churches C.The majority of languages is Latin-based D.It is the name preferred by geographers Scores

60 $200 Why are Latin Americans unique as a population?

61 $200 A.They are a blend of the people from three continents B.They were isolated until the 20 th century C.They use more technology than any other people D.Most belong to the same religion A.They are a blend of the people from three continents B.They were isolated until the 20 th century C.They use more technology than any other people D.Most belong to the same religion Scores

62 $300 Why might one say that the Native Americans are Asians?

63 $300 A.Some in Peru are from Japan B.They use Chinese characters to write C.They are excellent mathematicians D.It is widely believed they originated in Mongolia A.Some in Peru are from Japan B.They use Chinese characters to write C.They are excellent mathematicians D.It is widely believed they originated in Mongolia Scores

64 $400 Why did so many countries want to colonize the New World?

65 $400 A.The music was so hypnotic B.The resources were wanted C.It would be a good place to escape to for the climate D.Europeans found Latin women irresistible A.The music was so hypnotic B.The resources were wanted C.It would be a good place to escape to for the climate D.Europeans found Latin women irresistible Scores

66 $500 Why do Latins celebrate Carnival?

67 $500 A.Because they will make sacrifice for the next 40 days of Lent B.They are just party-people C.To show pride in their culture D.It brings money from tourists A.Because they will make sacrifice for the next 40 days of Lent B.They are just party-people C.To show pride in their culture D.It brings money from tourists Scores

68 ART Music Latinas Politics Economy Pot Luck $200 $400 $600 $800 $1000 Round 1 Final Jeopardy Scores

69 $200 Which of the following is a Latin American painting?

70 $200 Scores Fernando Davila Jose Manuel Merello Esteban Lumanlan Richmond Garrick

71 $400 What is the theme of early Latin American art?

72 $400 A.Columbus B.Madonna and Child C.Nature D.Religion A.Columbus B.Madonna and Child C.Nature D.Religion Scores

73 $600 Which 1920s Mexican mural artist created this work of art?

74 $600 A. Pablo Picasso B. Diego Rivera C. Francisco Zapata D. Emilio Esteban A. Pablo Picasso B. Diego Rivera C. Francisco Zapata D. Emilio Esteban Scores

75 $800 What is the purpose of this architectural creation?

76 $800 A.Tomb B.Temple C.Palace D.Fort A.Tomb B.Temple C.Palace D.Fort Scores

77 $1000 What does this piece of art depict?

78 $1000 A.Columbus at San Salvador B.Cortes’ defeat of Montezuma C.Pizarro’s celebration at Lima D.Launching of the Santa Maria A.Columbus at San Salvador B.Cortes’ defeat of Montezuma C.Pizarro’s celebration at Lima D.Launching of the Santa Maria Scores

79 $200 From which country does the tango originate?

80 $200 A.Argentina B.Bolivia C.Chile D.Dominican Republic A.Argentina B.Bolivia C.Chile D.Dominican Republic Scores

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82 $400 Which of the following is an instrument developed in Latin America?

83 $400 A.Guitar B.Accordion C.Bass D.Panpipe A.Guitar B.Accordion C.Bass D.Panpipe Scores

84 $600 Which of the following dances originated in Latin America?

85 $600 A.Two-step B.Flamingo C.Cha-cha- cha D.Jitter Bug A.Two-step B.Flamingo C.Cha-cha- cha D.Jitter Bug Scores

86 $800 Name this music genre from Brazil

87 $800 A.Salsa B. Samba C.Marimba D. Bossa Nova A.Salsa B. Samba C.Marimba D. Bossa Nova Scores

88 $1000 Name this Cuban American musician

89 $1000 A.Xavier Cugat B.Desi Arnaz C.Andy Garcia D.Ramon Menendez A.Xavier Cugat B.Desi Arnaz C.Andy Garcia D.Ramon Menendez Scores

90 $200 Which Latin American woman painted this self-portrait?

91 $200 A.Donna Maria B.Eva Peron C.Rosie Perez D.Frida Kahlo A.Donna Maria B.Eva Peron C.Rosie Perez D.Frida Kahlo Scores

92 $400 Who is this Chicago-born Latina famous for her novel, The House on Mango Street ?

93 $400 A.Christina Aguilera B.Sandra Cisneros C.Selma Hayek D.Gloria Esteban A.Christina Aguilera B.Sandra Cisneros C.Selma Hayek D.Gloria Esteban Scores

94 $600 This Argentine woman ruled as a champion for the rights of women, the poor, and health care. A musical was written and filmed about her life.

95 $600 A.Cameron Diaz B.Sonia Sotomayor C.Laura Esquivel D.Eva Peron A.Cameron Diaz B.Sonia Sotomayor C.Laura Esquivel D.Eva Peron Scores

96 $800 Who is the most infamous woman in Mexican history?

97 $800 A.La Malinche B.Ana Alicia C.Lorena Herrera D.Ana Maria Lopez Colome A.La Malinche B.Ana Alicia C.Lorena Herrera D.Ana Maria Lopez Colome Scores

98 $1000 A true genius, this nun wrote poems, philosophy, and on science although self-taught in the late 1600s. Who was she?

99 $1000 A.Juana Ines de la Cruz B.Teresa of Avila C.Selena Quintanilla-Perez D.Celia Cruz A.Juana Ines de la Cruz B.Teresa of Avila C.Selena Quintanilla-Perez D.Celia Cruz Scores

100 $200 What is the style of fighting using hit-and-run tactics like snipers and ambush?

101 $200 A.Guerilla warfare B.Sabotage C.Limit war D.Camouflage A.Guerilla warfare B.Sabotage C.Limit war D.Camouflage Scores

102 $400 What is the point-of- view of this political cartoon?

103 $400 A.Castro was sad after Che’s death B.Cuba mourns the death of Castro C.Castro is killing Cuba D.Castro is lazy A.Castro was sad after Che’s death B.Cuba mourns the death of Castro C.Castro is killing Cuba D.Castro is lazy Scores

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105 $600 In which decade did Fidel Castro come to power in Cuba?

106 $600 A.1950s B.1960s C.1970s D.1980s A.1950s B.1960s C.1970s D.1980s Scores

107 $800 What name is used to describe Latin American dictatorships?

108 $800 A.Pseudo-democracy B.Junta C.Marxist state D.Banana republic A.Pseudo-democracy B.Junta C.Marxist state D.Banana republic Scores

109 $1000 Which of the following is NOT correctly matched with his country?

110 $1000 A.Mexico-Porfirio Diaz B.Argentina-Juan Peron C.Chile-Salvador Allende D.Bolivia-Getulio Vargas A.Mexico-Porfirio Diaz B.Argentina-Juan Peron C.Chile-Salvador Allende D.Bolivia-Getulio Vargas Scores

111 $200 What unit of currency is used in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay?

112 $200 A.Peso B.Dollar C.Franc D.Bolivar A.Peso B.Dollar C.Franc D.Bolivar Scores

113 $400 What is the largest oil-producing nation in Latin America?

114 $400 A.Argentina B.Chile C.Mexico D.Guatemala A.Argentina B.Chile C.Mexico D.Guatemala Scores

115 $600 Where are you most likely to find a good steak in Latin America? RankCountry %Chg 1India57,96058,3000.6% 2Brazil49,15049,4000.5% 3China42,57241,000−3.7% 4United States35,81935,300−1.4% 5EU-2730,40030,150−0.8% 6Argentina12,30013,2007.3% 7Australia9,21310, % 8Russia7,0106,970−0.6% 9Mexico6,7756,7970.3% 10Colombia5, %

116 $600 A.Uruguay B.El Salvador C.Brazil D.Jamaica A.Uruguay B.El Salvador C.Brazil D.Jamaica Scores

117 $800 How do personal economics compare tin Latin America to those in the US?

118 $800 A.Worse in the US B.Worse in Latin America C.About the same D.Both are good A.Worse in the US B.Worse in Latin America C.About the same D.Both are good Scores

119 $1000 Which is the “richest” nation in Latin America in terms of income, education, and health?

120 $1000 A.Belize B.Guatemala C.Chile D.Bolivia A.Belize B.Guatemala C.Chile D.Bolivia Scores

121 $200 What do the terms Peninsulars, Criollo (Creole), Indio, and Negro refer to in Latin America?

122 $200 A.Languages B.Classes C.Races D.Music A.Languages B.Classes C.Races D.Music Scores Cuba Guatemala Brazil

123 $400 What do these pictures represent?

124 $400 A.Flamenco Dancers B.Carnivals C.Passion Plays D.Extreme Wealth A.Flamenco Dancers B.Carnivals C.Passion Plays D.Extreme Wealth Scores

125 $600 What is lacking in the health of many Latin Americans?

126 $600 A.Nutrition B.Healthcare providers C.Sanitation D.Disease prevention A.Nutrition B.Healthcare providers C.Sanitation D.Disease prevention Scores

127 $800 Here’s a list of the top 10 Latin Americans in history. Which is a person from Puerto Rico? 1. Simón Bolívar 2. Fidel Castro 3. Che Guevara 4. José Martí 5. José de San Martín 6. Benito Juárez 7. Jorge Luis Borges 8. Gabriel García Márquez 9. Emiliano Zapata 10. Andrés Bello

128 $800 A.Jose Marti B.Andres Bello C.Jorge Luis Borges D.None on the list A.Jose Marti B.Andres Bello C.Jorge Luis Borges D.None on the list Scores

129 $1000 What is the largest city in Latin America?

130 $1000 A.Mexico City, Mexico B.Sao Paulo, Brazil C.Buenos Aires, Argentina D.Rio de Janeiro, Brazil A.Mexico City, Mexico B.Sao Paulo, Brazil C.Buenos Aires, Argentina D.Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Scores

131 Latina Women in the US Final Jeopary Question

132 Who is the highest ranking woman of Hispanic descent in the United States today?

133 A. Joan Baez—Mexico B. Sonia Sotomayor— Puerto Rico C. Hilda Solis—Nicaragua D.Carolina Herrera-- Argentina A. Joan Baez—Mexico B. Sonia Sotomayor— Puerto Rico C. Hilda Solis—Nicaragua D.Carolina Herrera-- Argentina Scores


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