Shoeless Trivia: Central America

I’m pleasantly surprised at how many people said they enjoyed the art round yesterday. I mostly did it because the artist and work in question 5 came up in my current events research and I really wanted to use them in a question. I’ll try to circle back to art sooner rather than later, but today it’s Central America.

  1. The graphic below shows the cover art for the three entries in a video game series whose first entry was released in 2006. The main title of the series refers to the code name of a United States military operation that began in late 1989 and involved the invasion of what country?centrala1
  2. What word names both the second largest lake in Central America and the national capital that sits on its southwestern shore?
  3. What rice and black bean stir fry is the national dish of Costa Rica? Its name means “spotted rooster” in Spanish.
  4. Name the K’iche’ human rights activist who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992. The focus of her activism is on rights for the indigenous peoples of Guatemala.
  5. What is the name of the striking geological formation shown here? Part of the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve system, a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is a popular bucket list tourist destination for skilled scuba divers.centrala2.jpg
Answers

  1. Panama
  2. Managua
  3. gallo pinto
  4. Rigoberta Menchú
  5. Great Blue Hole

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