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1 Chile

2 A person from Chile is called: chileno
Question #1 A person from Chile is called: chileno

3 Capital: Santiago Question #2

4 Label: Océano Atlantico Océano Pacífico Bolivia Argentina Perú
Map – second page

5 Cordillera de los Andes: draw in Xs and label
Valparaíso Santiago Concepción Temuco Map – second page Desierto Atacama: draw oval and label

6 La bandera Flag – second page

7 El desayuno usually bread and cheese/jelly (manjar) or yogurt
Question #3

8 El almuerzo Empanada de Pino - typical turnover filled with diced meat, onions, olive, raisins and a piece of hard-boiled egg, then baked. Question #3

9 Una merienda Humitas are made with grated fresh corn, mixed into a paste with fried onions, basil, salt, and pepper. The mixture is then wrapped in cornhusks and cooked in boiling water. Question #3

10 La cena Curanto en Hoyo - fish, seafood, potatoes, some
meat, types of bread heated over red hot rocks in a hole in the ground. The food is wrapped in big leaves and then covered with dirt so that it slowly cooks over a number of hours. Question #3

11 El Gobierno Republic – people elect the president
President Sebastian PINERA Echenique Question #4

12 Can’t have 2 consecutive terms.
U.S. 4 year terms No more than 2 terms Chile 4 year terms Can’t have 2 consecutive terms. Can be president more than twice. Goes with question #4 – just for comparison

13 Una persona famosa Alexander Witt
He is the famous Chilean film director and has given hits such as Resident Evil: Apocalypse. Also helped on Pirates of the Caribbean and Bourne Identity. Question #5

14 Día de fiesta El 21 de mayo Navy Day – celebrates Battle of Iquique
Locally known as Día de las Glorias Navales Question #6 Iquique is a port where the battle took place. Bolivia threatened to seize a mining enterprise with that had Chilean and British investors; Chilean government sent a small military force which disembarked and seized control of the port of Antofagasta; Bolivia declared war on Chile and forced Peru to honor a secret treaty from 1873; Peru tried to negotiate peace but Chile declared war on Peru and Bolivia: Peru initially won the battle Photo is the sinking of the Esmeralda (a Chilean ship)

15 Arturo Prat commander of Chile’s naval ship Esmeralda – Chile’s greatest hero

16 Día de Independencia El 18 de septiembre, 1810 Question #7

17 US$1 = CH$465 El dinero #12 peso chileno
Exchange rate as of July 4, 2011 Question #12

18 Minimum wage is = US$ 287 per month
This amount places Chile in third place in Latin America in terms of higher minimum wage. Question #8

19 US$ 680, applicable to 30% of the labor force (Industrial sectors, metalworking, energy, transportation and construction). US$ 490, applicable to 35% of the labor force, most of the textile area, agro-industry, mining (except copper), trade and services (including the public sector) The remaining 10% of the labor force corresponds to sectors with higher salaries. Added info for question #8

20 Literacy Rate age 15 and over who can read and write around 95-96 %
CIA world fact book (and other sites had the same info) Question #9

21 Los deportes El favorito : el fútbol El equipo nacional – La Roja
Question #10 El equipo nacional – La Roja

22 Las vacaciones San Pedro de Atacama –an oasis in the middle of the desert, surrounded by salt lakes full of flamingos, steaming geysers and a bizarre moon valley Question #11

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