Bartering increases in Argentina as inflation soars

Q: More Argentinians are exchanging household goods for food and other necessities to cope with consumer prices, which have increased a whopping 71% over the past year. Where is Argentina, the second-largest country in South America?

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Q: Argentina has one of the highest inflation rates in the world, but it is dwarfed by astronomical price increases in which other South American country?

A. Costa Rica

B. Haiti

C. Honduras

D. Venezuela

Q: More than a century ago, Argentina was among the wealthiest 10 nations in the world. In fact, Argentina had a higher gross domestic product (GDP) per person than the United States in 1896. Which nation in South America has the highest GDP per person today?

A. Argentina

B. Brazil

C. Chile

D. Uruguay

Q: At $70,000 a year, the Falkland Islands off the coast of Argentina has a higher GDP per person than the United States. Argentina fought which nation for control of the Falkland Islands?

A. Britain

B. Chile

C. Spain

D. United States

Q: Britain and Argentina also have overlapping claims to territory in Antarctica. Which other nation claims parts of that disputed territory?

A. Australia

B. Chile

C. France

D. Norway

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