Panama Quiz

Panama General Knowledge Quiz:

What is the capital city of Panama?
(a) Santiago
(b) Colon
(c) Panama City
(d) David

Answer. (c)

Which Panamanian city, located in the Veraguas province, is known for its picturesque coastline and is a gateway to the Coiba National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site?
(a) Panama City
(b) Colón
(c) David
(d) Santiago

Answer. (d)

Which European explorer was the first to mark the discovery of a route that would later become the Panama Canal?
(a) Christopher Columbus
(b) Ferdinand Magellan
(c) Hernán Cortés
(d) Vasco Núñez de Balboa

Answer. (d)

What is the name of this traditional Panamanian sport?
(a) Sumo
(b) Lucha Libre
(c) Tennis
(d) Volleyball

Answer. (b)

Which animal often associated with Panama?
(a) Jaguar
(b) Puma
(c) Ocelot
(d) Tapir

Answer. (a)

What is the name of Panama’s national park?
(a) Barú Volcano
(b) Darien Gap
(c) Coiba National Park
(d) Chiriquí Highlands

Answer. (c)

In 1903, Panama gained independence from which country?
(a) Colombia
(b) Romania
(c) Israel
(d) Hungary

Answer. (a)

Which Panamanian-born professional boxer, known as “Hands of Stone,”?
(a) Roberto Durán
(b) Julio César Chávez
(c) Manny Pacquiao
(d) Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Answer. (a)

Which body of water lies to the north of Panama, separating it from the Caribbean Sea?
(a) Pacific Ocean
(b) Gulf of Panama
(c) Gulf of Honduras
(d) Atlantic Ocean

Answer. (d)

What is the predominant religion in Panama?
(a) Buddhism
(b) Hinduism
(c) Islam
(d) Christianity

Answer. (d)

When did the United States officially transfer control of the Panama Canal to Panama, as per the Torrijos-Carter Treaties?
(a) 1903
(b) 1945
(c) 1977
(d) 1999

Answer. (d)

What is the name of the traditional Panamanian dance festival held in the town of Portobelo?
(a) Carnival
(b) Corpus Christi
(c) Diablos y Congos
(d) Semana Santa

Answer. (c)

What is the name of the mountain range that runs through the western part of the country?
(a) Andes Mountains
(b) Rocky Mountains
(c) Sierra Nevada
(d) Cordillera de Talamanca

Answer. (d)

Which Panamanian destination is known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and luxury resorts?
(a) Panama City
(b) Bocas del Toro
(c) Boquete
(d) Casco Viejo

Answer. (b)

Which traditional Panamanian dance and music style, characterized by fast-paced drumming and colorful costumes?
(a) Salsa
(b) Cumbia
(c) Tamborito
(d) Merengue

Answer. (c)

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Who is the famous Panamanian former professional boxer known for being the first boxer to win world titles in five different weight divisions?
(a) Roberto Durán
(b) Julio César Chávez
(c) Manny Pacquiao
(d) Sugar Ray Leonard

Answer. (a)

Which of the following commodities is a major export for Panama and plays a crucial role in its economy?
(a) Coffee
(b) Bananas
(c) Oil
(d) Chocolates

Answer. (b)

What is the official political system of Panama?
(a) Monarchy
(b) Republic
(c) Theocracy
(d) Dictatorship

Answer. (b)

What is the Panamanian dish known for its deep-fried green plantains, often served with a garlic dipping sauce or as a side dish?
(a) Tamales
(b) Patacones
(c) Ceviche
(d) Sopa de Mariscos

Answer. (b)

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Which Panamanian-American actress and singer featured in movies like “The Mask of Zorro” and “Chicago,”?
(a) Salma Hayek
(b) Cameron Diaz
(c) Jennifer Lopez
(d) Eva Longoria

Answer. (a)

How many terms can a president serve consecutively in Panama?
(a) One term
(b) Two terms
(c) Three terms
(d) No term limits

Answer. (b)

During which months does the rainy season occur in Panama, bringing heavy rainfall to the region?
(a) December to April
(b) May to August
(c) September to November
(d) Year-round

Answer. (c)

Who is famous Panamanian-American athlete is considered one of the greatest sprinters of all time?
(a) Usain Bolt
(b) Carl Lewis
(c) Jesse Owens
(d) Irving Saladino

Answer. (b)

What is the name of the popular Panamanian seafood soup made with a variety of shellfish, often including shrimp, clams, and crab, in a savory tomato-based broth?
(a) Arroz con Pollo
(b) Ropa Vieja
(c) Sancocho
(d) Sopa de Mariscos

Answer. (d)

Panama City is located along which body of water?
(a) Caribbean Sea
(b) Atlantic Ocean
(c) Pacific Ocean
(d) Gulf of Panama

Answer. (c)

What is the second-largest city in Panama, often referred to as the “City of Chiriquí,?
(a) Panama City
(b) Colón
(c) David
(d) Santiago

Answer. (c)

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