Written Exam for Naturalization by Marriage

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Written Exam for Naturalization by Marriage

Postby koplinfamilia » Sun Aug 04, 2013 2:24 pm

Hi Folks, I know I've seen a thread or two about this but I want to update it and at the same time find out if anyone has anything new to add. I'm scheduled to take the written exam on August 16th and they have given me a "Balotario," or a list of subjects to study but I'm wondering if anyone has taken the exam as of late and can confirm if the questions continue the same or can give me some tips as to new ones added.
Feel free to add your input! Thanks!!

1. What is the oldest culture found in Peru that dates back 5,000 years?
Answer - Caral

2. The Inca Empire was divided into four regions. What were they?
Answer: Chinchasuyu (NW), Antisuyu (NE), Kuntisuyu (SW), and Qullasuyu (SE)

3. Peruvian independence was declared by who, what date and where?
Answer: José de San Martín, July 28, 1821, Lima, Plaza Mayor

4. What are the border limits of Peru?
Answer: North – Ecuador and Colombia, East – Brazil, South – Bolivia and Chile, West – Pacific Ocean

5. What is the deepest canyon in Peru, in Latin America and the world?
Answer: Cotahuasi Canyon in southwestern Peru. / Cañon de Apurímac
(I’ve read that the correct answer for the exam is Apurimac.)

6. What is the highest snow-capped mountain in Peru?
Answer: Huascarán, 6,768 msnm

7. What are the symbols in the shield of Peru? Draw two of them.
Answer: There are four variants. All four share the same escutcheon or shield, consisting of three elements: the top left section shows the vicuña, the national animal, on a light-blue field, representing the fauna of Peru; the tree in the top right section is the cinchona tree (the source of quinine, a powerful anti-malarial drug and the key flavorant in tonic water), on a white background, representing the national flora; and the bottom cornucopia with coins spilling from it, on a red field, represents the mineral resources of the country.

8. Who is the mayor of your district and who is the mayor of your province?
Answer: Surco - ROBERTO GOMEZ BACA , Lima – Susan Villarán

9. What does the acronym VRAE mean and what problems have there been in this area?
Answer: Valle del Rio Apurimac y ENE. There have been problems of terrorism (Sendero Luminoso remnants) and narco trafficking in this area – narco terrorism. Both soldiers and police have been killed. There is a threat to the natural gas pipeline.

10. Name the Constitutional President of the Republic, The Minister of the Interior, and the National Superintendent of Migration.
Answer: PRESIDENTE: OLLANTA HUMALA TASSO / MINISTRO DEL INTERIOR: WILFREDO PEDRAZA / EL SUPERINTENDENTE DE MIGRACIONES ES: ABOG. EDGARD CORNELIO REYMUNDO MERCADO.

11. Write down the last verse of the national anthem.
Answer:
7th Verse:
En su cima los Andes sostengan
la bandera o pendón bicolor,
que a los siglos anuncie el esfuerzo
que ser libres, que ser libres
que ser libres por siempre nos dio.
A su sombra vivamos tranquilos,
y al nacer por sus cumbres el sol,
renovemos el gran juramento
que rendimos, que rendimos
que rendimos al Dios de Jacob,
que rendimos al Dios de Jacob, al Dios del Jacob....

Coro
Somos libres
seámoslo siempre, seámoslo siempre
y antes niegue sus luces
sus luces, sus luces el Sol!
Que faltemos al voto solemne
que la patria al Eterno elevó,
Que faltemos al voto solemne
que la patria al Eterno elevó.
Que faltemos al voto solemne
que la patria al Eterno elevo.

12. Name six coastal rivers.
Answer: Chillón, Rimac, Lurin, Chancay, Chao, La Leche, Rio Tumbes, Rio Piura, Rio Chica, Rio Mala, Rio Canete, Rio Grande

13. How many volcanoes are there in Peru?
Answer: 16 / Pichu Pichu (Arequipa), Misti (Arequipa), Tutu Paca (Tacna)

14. How many cordilleras are there in Peru?
Answer: 20 ( 7 en Los Andes del Norte, 10 en Los Andes Centrales y 3 en Los Andes de Sur.)

15. Who was known as the Brujo de los Andes?
Answer: Andrés Avelino Cáceres

16. Name five of Peru's departments.
Answer: Lima, Junín, San Martin, Madre de Dios, Amazonas, Arequipa, Cusco, Loreto, Ica, Puno, Tacna, Pasco, Huánuco, Piura, Apurímac, Cajamarca, Lambayeque, La Libertad, Ancash, Ucayali, Huancavelica, Moquegua, Ayacucho and Tumbes.

17. Name the president, the prime minister, and the president of congress.
Answer: PRESIDENTE: OLLANTA HUMALA / PRIMER MINISTRO: JUAN JIMENEZ / PRESIDENTE DEL CONGRESO: FREDY OTAROLA

18. Name three Peruvian authors and at least one work by each author.
Answers:
a. CESAR VALLEJO : TUNGSTENO
b. CIRO ALEGRIA: LOS PERROS HAMBRIENTOS
c. JULIO RAMON RIBEYRO: LA PALABRA DEL MUDO
d. MARIO VARGAS LLOSA – LA CIUDAD Y LOS PEROS

19. The date of independence and of the Combate de Angamos.
Answer: 28 de Julio 1821 / 8 de Octubre 1879


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Re: Written Exam for Naturalization by Marriage

Postby sbaustin » Sun Aug 04, 2013 3:11 pm

Is the exam in English?
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Re: Written Exam for Naturalization by Marriage

Postby koplinfamilia » Sun Aug 04, 2013 6:50 pm

I'm quite certian it is in espanol... we couldn't be that lucky!
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