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  • 1. S1 Americas Adventure 1P7 Mr McGowan
  • 2.  Lima is the capital and largest city in Peru Nuevo Sol is the currency used in Peru Perus main products are copper, gold, zinc, textiles, chemicals, manufactures, machinery, services and fish meal The colours of the flag of Peru represent the blood shed while getting independence. Peru’s main religion is Catholic The official language in Peru is Spanish
  • 3.  The Inca Empire was an empire in what is now Peru. Over that period, the Inca conquered other tribes to create a large empire in the west of South America, along the Andes. The Inca empire proved short-lived. In 1533, the last emperor, was killed by a conquistador. He used the capture of the Inca Empire to gain gold as a ransom. A conquistador is a person who serves the Spanish Empire
  • 4.  Paddington bear came from Peru He appeared on the 13th October 1958 Paddington Bear is a fictional character in childrens books His stories are written by Michael Bond He was originally drawn by Peggy Fortnum Paddington’s career took off in 2008 as he was featured in many childrens books
  • 5.  Mara was born in Trujillo in Peru but now lives in Lima, Peru She was Miss World in 2004 During the Miss World competition Mara focused on donating to charities across the world She was elected athlete of the year in 2001 Mara has also been a popular TV show hostess, a model and is also studying to be a high school teacher.
  • 6.  Project Peru is a UK-based registered charity which works directly with Peru Its aims are to provide financial and material support and it encourages voluntary effort The Project was founded in 1992 The focus of the Project in Peru is at Zapallal, near Lima
  • 7.  Machu Picchu was built by the Incas It is located on the region of Peru It is 7,970 ft above sea level Machu Picchu is Peru’s most visited tourist attraction Most of the buildings have been reconstructed to give tourists a better idea of what they originally looked like
  • 8.  The Amazon River is in South America It runs through Brazil, Colombia and Peru It is the second longest river in the world The width of the Amazon is between 1.6 and 10 kilometres The length of the Amazon River is 6280 kilometres Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton canoed the Amazon River in 2010
  • 9. a) The founder of the Incasb) Someone who serves the Spanishc) Someone who delivers pizza
  • 10. a) Michael Bondb) Peggy Fortnumc) Mr McGowan
  • 11. a) Parisb) Glasgowc) Lima
  • 12. a) Helen Skeltonb) Harry Hillc) Sarah Gray
  • 13. a) 2012b) 1992c) 1965