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Zipaquirá: Quiz


Question 1: The town is primarily known for its ________, an underground church built inside a salt deposit in a tunnel made as result of the exploitation of the salinas (salt mines).
Salt Cathedral of ZipaquiráColombiaMineral industry of ColombiaColombian culture

Question 2: Salt was also traded with peoples throughout the Andean region of Colombia, including the Panches, Tolimas, and Pantágoras in the present ________, and the Muzos of the present Department of Boyacá.
Tolima DepartmentIbaguéHonda, TolimaMariquita, Tolima

Question 3: The lithic strata reveal animal bones and carbon fragments that ________ indicates are 12,400 years old.
Radiocarbon datingGeologic time scaleIsotope geochemistryRadiometric dating

Question 4: In 1778, by order of the ________ Manuel Antonio Flores, the natives who lived in Zipaquirá were transported to Nemocón in order to prevent constant rebellions of previous owners of the salt deposits.
AudienciaSpanish EmpireViceroyPortugal

Question 5: ________ is also important in the municipality, especially dairy farming.
Organic farmingAgricultureIntensive farmingSustainable agriculture

Question 6: Tourists actively participate during ________ when the procession of the Path of the Cross journeys up to the Plazoleta del Minero to the entrance of the Salt Cathedral.
EasterGood FridayEaster MondayPalm Sunday

Question 7: In Chibcha, the language of the ________ - the indigenous people of the area - its name meant "The Land of the Zipa".

Question 8: Its origins go back to the time of the ________.
Spanish EmpireViceroyalty of PeruSpanish colonization of the AmericasViceroyalty of New Spain

Question 9: Industry in the region is closely associated with the production, processing, and refining of ________.
WaterSodium chlorideSaltHypertension

Question 10: August 3, 1779 saw the creation of the Holy Trinity and San Antonio de Padua ________.


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