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How well do you remember your GBM?
100

This mountain range runs along South America's western coast. Also site of tragic plane crash where survivors resorted to cannibalism. Will be interesting to think about if you have crim with Epps!


I want it made clear Keren wrote this question in particular

Andes

100

What is a popular South Asian food that when translated to English becomes redundant?

Hint: Naan bread 

chai tea

100

This famous singer made a diss track after her split from a little known FC Barcelona player

Shakira

Bonus!!! +50

Shakira recently collaborated with this female artist on what some might call another diss track 

Fun fact– their song was the highest-charting Spanish-language track on the Billboard Hot 100 (female)!

100

This holiday, widely observed in Mexico, honors loved ones who have passed away. People create altars to commemorate and remember the deceased

Día de Muertos


BONUS!! +50 

When is it?

100

Keren claims she is better than Bhavya in this sport

Ping pong (it's a fact)

200

What is the national language of Pakistan? 

Urdu

200

This is a particularly sweet variety of the national fruit of India, Pakistan, and the Philippines

Mango 

200

Ana Maria Polo, often described as the Hispanic Judge Judy, was the host of this famous Spanish-language court show

Caso Cerrado

200

This holiday, widely observed in India, celebrates the victory of light over darkness

Diwali


BONUS!! +50 

When is it this year?

200

This was Tony’s fun fact at LALSA's gbm

  

his thumbs are different sizes

300

This lake that's 12500 feet above sea level is on the border of Peru & Bolivia

Lake Titicaca

300

This is a traditional South American caffeine-infused herbal drink popular in countries such as Paraguay, Argentina, and Uruguay

Mate

300

This beautiful Indian Goddess won Miss World in 1994

Aishwarya Rai

300

Match 4 countries to their respective flags 

300

Bhavya won’t shut up about how he tore his ___(full name)

anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)

400

Name the five most popular religions in India (250 points for naming them, 250 points for putting them in order)

Hinduism 

Islam 

Christianity 

Sikhism 

Buddhism 

400

Name 2 of 3 foods that originated in South America and became staples in South Asian cuisine

Chilis, potatoes and tomatoes

400

This famous Latina artist is referred to as the Queen of Salsa

Celia Cruz

Fun Fact– she will also be the first Afro-Latina to appear on a US quarter in 2024!


400

Name this character or the variety show on which it appeared


El Chacal [de la Trompeta]

Sábado Gigante


400

Two of LALSA's executive members worked at this nonprofit over the summer <3 (no acronyms)

Migrant and Immigrant Community Action Project

aka the MICA Project

500

Spanish is an official language, although not exclusively, in mainland South America, with the exception of these four countries

Brazil

Guyana

Suriname 

French Guiana

500

This country’s  national dish symbolizes the country's tricolor flag


Dominican Republic- La Bandera 


Bonus!! +100

These 3 main food components represent these 3 colors

500

Name this movie (we get it Bhavya, it’s your favorite movie), and the three characters below


3 Idiots

Farhan, Rancho, Raju

500

Name the president or prime minister of (at least) 3 of these countries (Bhavya came up with this question i'm sorry)

Colombia

Mexico

India

Pakistan

Brazil

Bangladesh

Colombia: Gustavo Petro 

Mexico: Andrés Manuel López Obrador

India: Droupadi Murmu/ PM: Narendra Modi

Pakistan: Arif Alvi

Brazil: Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

Bangladesh:Mohammed Shahabuddin/ PM: Sheikh Hasna


500

Name three of the five states where the current SALSA board is from

Bhav - NY

Nisha - CA

Devika - TX

Amrita- MD

Mohammed - Karachi, Pakistan


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