Latin America Quiz 2023 | LatAm Exquisite Trivia

Questions were updated on Jan. 1, 2023.

World countries quiz on Latin American countries and stars: What’s Colombia’s Green Wave movement? Xiomara Castro is the first female president of which country? And where is one most likely to be greeted, “Allinllachu”?

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Latin America Quiz 2023

Daily Quiz for Jan. 1, 2023: 10 general knowledge multiple-choice questions on Latin American countries and Latinx stars. Click “start quiz.”

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1. What’s Colombia’s Green Wave movement?

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2. Xiomara Castro is the first female president of which country?

Screenshot: AFP Español on YouTube.

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3. Which Latin American country elected the continent’s youngest head of state in 2021?

Photo: Gobierno de Chile, CC BY 3.0 CL, via Wikimedia Commons

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4. Why is former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández wanted by the US?

Photo: US Department of State, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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5. Who is the first Latina in the US Senate?

Screenshot: 8 News NOW Las Vegas – YouTube

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6. Before Saudi Arabia in 2022, what was the last non-European team to beat Argentina in the World Cup?

Screenshot: The Straits Times – YouTube

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7. Where is one most likely to be greeted, “Allinllachu”?

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8. What is the most expensive artwork by a Latin American artist ever sold?

Image: Sotheby’s on Twitter

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9. Who was the first Latina to win an Oscar?

Screenshot: West Side Story (2021) / 20th Century Studios

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10. Who portrays the first Latinx superhero to lead a live-action Marvel film?

Screenshot: Daddy Yankee on YouTube

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11. When did Brazil declare its independence from Portugal?

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12. Singer Gal Costa was of which nationality?

Photo: Teca Lamboglia from São Paulo, Brasil, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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Lin-Manuel Miranda apologized in response to criticism regarding his movie “In The Heights.” Why?

Screenshot: In The Heights / Warner Bros. Pictures
Because the film doesn’t include Afro-Latino actors in lead roles.
Because of the film’s portrayal of the Dominican Republic.
Because of excessive similarity to West Side Story.
Because of the film’s portrayal of Houston, Texas.

Argentina won the Copa America for the 15th time. Which other country shares the record?

Screenshot: Copa America on YouTube
Uruguay.
Brazil.
Paraguay.
Chile.

In which team did Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Brazil’s Neymar use to play together?

Screenshot: **** on YouTube
Paris St-Germain FC.
FC Barcelona.
Atletico Madrid.
Juventus FC.

Argentina added a third option for gender on its identity documents and passports. What is it?

Photo: blmurch, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
X.
Nonbinary.
Transgender.
Other.

The neighboring Texas and Mexico both had significant changes to their abortion laws. What were the changes?

Both prohibit abortions.
Both decriminalized abortions.
Texas prohibits abortions; Mexico decriminalized abortions.
Mexico prohibits abortions; Texas decriminalized abortions.

How many World Cups has Brazil star Neymar played?

Screenshot: DAZN ES on YouTube
4.
3.
2.
1.

Who is Dario Antonio Úsuga, known as Otoniel?

Screenshot: BBC News
The world's “most dangerous drug trafficker”.
The world’s “most hated architect”.
The world’s “sexiest man alive”.
The world’s ”most Googled person”.

Where was 2021 World Series MVP Jorge Soler born?

Screenshot: MLB / Fox World Series
Haiti.
Cuba.
Chicago.
Puerto Rico.

What is the most expensive artwork by a Latin American artist ever sold?

Image: Sotheby’s on Twitter
Diego Rivera’s “The Rivals”.
Rufino Tamayo’s “The Troubadour”.
Frida Kahlo’s “Two Nudes in a Forest”.
Frida Kahlo’s “Diego and I”.

Which country is planning a city with no property, income, or municipal taxes and zero carbon dioxide emissions?

Photo: Raúl Arias, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
El Salvador.
The Netherlands.
Finland.
The United States.

Xiomara Castro is the first female president of which country?

Screenshot: AFP Español on YouTube.
Honduras.
Spain.
Cuba.
Argentina.

How many Latin actresses were in the main cast of the 1961 classic movie "West Side Story"?

Screenshot: West Side Story / United Artists
Four.
Three.
Two.
One.

Which Latin American country elected the continent’s youngest head of state in 2021?

Photo: Gobierno de Chile, CC BY 3.0 CL, via Wikimedia Commons
El Salvador.
Argentine.
Chile.
Honduras.