Bartering increases in Argentina as inflation soars
Aug. 15, 2022
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
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?
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?
D. United States
Q: Britain and Argentina also have overlapping claims to territory in Antarctica. Which other nation claims parts of that disputed territory?
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