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Knowledge test: Panama

Oh how nice is Panama! Are you familiar with the country that connects two continents and separates two seas? Test your knowledge!

The answers to the questions can be found below.

Question 1 of 10
Which two countries does Panama border on?

a) Ecuador and Guatemala

b) Costa Rica and Colombia

c) Nicaragua and Venezuela

Question 2 of 10
Panama is about the size of ...

a) Bavaria

b) the greater Berlin area

c) Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg and North Rhine-Westphalia together

Question 3 of 10
Who will be 100 years old this year?

a) the Panama Canal

b) the Panamericana

c) Rubén Blades

Question 4 of 10
According to Janosch, who is going to find Panama?

a) the tiger duck

b) Uncle Poppoff

c) the little bear and the little tiger

Question 5 of 10
Which two colors does the national flag have?

a) yellow and green

b) red and blue

c) white and orange

Question 6 of 10
Who or what are Batidos?

a) Follower of a politician

b) Fruit drinks with milk

c) an old traditional costume

Question 7 of 10
What currency should you have in your pocket when you visit Panama?

a) dollars or pesos

b) dollars or real

c) dollar or balboa

Question 8 of 10
Which indigenous ethnic groups live in Panama?

a) the kuna

b) the ona

c) the Quechua

Question 9 of 10
For which animal species is Panama almost heavenly?

a) Hummingbirds

b) Saddleback tapirs

c) wild horses

Question 10 of 10
From which hill does one have a comprehensive view of Panama City?

a) Cerro Azuero

b) Mount Muli

c) Ancon Hill

Attention resolution!

Here are the answers to the review:

Question 1 of 10
Which two countries does Panama border on?

a) Ecuador and Guatemala ❌

b) Costa Rica and Colombia ✔️

c) Nicaragua and Venezuela ❌

Panama borders in the west Costa Rica, to the east on Colombia. No place in the Central American country is far from the sea: the Caribbean lies to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south.

Question 2 of 10
Panama is about the size of ...

a) Bavaria ✔️

b) the greater Berlin area ❌

c) Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg and North Rhine-Westphalia together ❌

With a good 75,000 square kilometers, Panama is not much larger than Bavaria. A small state with a lot of ocean: Panama's coastline is almost 2,000 kilometers long.

Question 3 of 10
Who will be 100 years old this year?

a) the Panama Canal ✔️

b) the Panamericana ❌

c) Rubén Blades ❌

In 1914 one of the most important waterways in the world was opened: the Panama Canal. The construction of the 82 kilometer long canal saved countless trips around Cape Horn. The 100-year-old canal is currently being expanded so that it can then be used by larger container ships.

Question 4 of 10
According to Janosch, who is going to find Panama?

a) the tiger duck ❌

b) Uncle Poppoff ❌

c) the little bear and the little tiger ✔️

Once upon a time a little bear and a little tigerwho live happily in a house by a river. This is how Janosch's children's book story begins. One day the little bear finds a box labeled "Panama" and decides that it is the land of his dreams. You build a sign that says "Panama" and set off in the direction shown to find the land of your dreams. After a lot of wrong turns, they come back home, do not recognize it and believe the inscription on the self-made sign: "Panama". You have arrived in the land of your dreams.

Question 5 of 10
Which two colors does the national flag have?

a) yellow and green ❌

b) red and blue ✔️

c) white and orange ❌

On November 3, 1903 - today's national holiday of the country - the flag of Panama was hoisted for the first time. The flag is divided into four parts: a red and a blue rectangle and a red and a blue star on a white background. Red and blue are the colors of the political parties, the stars symbolize the two cities on both sides of the Panama Canal: Panama and Colon.

Question 6 of 10
Who or what are Batidos?

a) Supporter of a politician ❌

b) Fruit drinks with milk ✔️

c) an old traditional costume ❌

Batidos are comparable to milkshakes, mixed with fresh fruits. How about, for example, a Batido de Guanabana with the exotic taste of the prickly pear?

Question 7 of 10
What currency should you have in your pocket when you visit Panama?

a) dollars or pesos ❌

b) Dollar or Real ❌

c) Dollar or Balboa ✔️

The Balboa is pegged one-to-one to the US dollar, which is the official currency in Panama. The Balboa does not exist in pseudo form: only the change under one dollar differs from that in the USA.

Question 8 of 10
Which indigenous ethnic groups live in Panama?

a) the kuna ✔️

b) the ona ❌

c) the Quechua ❌

The Kunas make up the largest indigenous group in the country. Most of them live on the northeast coast of Panama and on the offshore islands. The Kunas are very careful to preserve their cultural and territorial autonomy. They regard their land as an inheritance from their people, so it cannot be bought or leased.

Question 9 of 10
For which animal species is Panama almost heavenly?

a) Hummingbirds ✔️

b) Saddleback tapirs ❌

c) wild horses ❌

Scaled breast hummingbird, fire-throated hummingbird, tooth-billed hummingbird - more than 50 different hummingbird species are based in Panama. The filigree birds with the high-frequency flapping of their wings like to romp around at the sugar water troughs specially built for them, so that tourists can see the spectacle of nature up close.

Question 10 of 10
From which hill does one have a comprehensive view of Panama City?

a) Cerro Azuero ❌

b) Mount Muli ❌

c) Ancon Hill ✔️

Bird's eye view: Ancon Hill is the highest point in Panama City at almost 200 meters. From here you also have a nice view of the Panama Canal.

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