Ecuador stops building border wall after Peru protests

Q: Ecuador has suspended construction on a wall along a canal at its southern border with Peru after it recalled its ambassador to protest the project. Where are Ecuador and Peru?

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Q: The nations agreed to talks over the project that Ecuador had said the wall would help control flooding but Peru said it could disrupt the flow of water in the canal and raise flood risks for Peruvians. Peru’s ambassador was to return to Ecuador’s capital . . .

A. Bogota

B. Lima

C. Quito

D. Santiago

Q: Flooding in Peru this year left more than 100 dead and more than 150,000 people displaced. Mudslides ravaged the nation, including its capital . . .

A. Bogota

B. Lima

C. La Paz

D. Santiago

Q: Ecuador and Peru were part of which indigenous American civilization?

A. Anasazi

B. Aztec

C. Inca

D. Maya

Q: From 1438 to 1533, the Incas incorporated a large portion of western South America, centered on what mountain range?

A. Andes

B. Himalayas

C. Rockies

D. Urals

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