Thinking of Moving to Ecuador? Take this Short Quiz (#5)


1. At many panaderias there are one or more stray dogs loitering around outside. Why is that?
2. Roughly 30% of Ecuador is at or above 8,200 ft. (2,500 m). At that elevation what percentage of oxygen is there compared to sea level? (Yes, I know it’s a trick question.)
3. Normally how would an Ecuadorian write out the following number: $1,795.13?
4. If an Expat receives an invitation to a party on 3/6/24 what day would that be?
5. If one wishes to buy a car with the greatest chance of finding parts for it down the road, which brand(s) might be best to purchase? Which would be the best to avoid?

0. Strongly recommend going to
1. Probably best to go to
2. Consider going to
3. 50/50
4. You might be ok without
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Stay tuned for more questions in two days.

Rick Ochoa

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