South America questions This is a list of recently added questions about South America. Play South America quiz and see all the questions. What is the largest city in Brazil?São Paulo. The four largest cities in Brazil are São Paulo (11.9 million), Rio de Janeiro (6.5 million), Salvador, Bahia (2.9 million) and Brasília (2.9 million).Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 60% São PauloSão Paulo441Salvador, BahiaSalvador, Bahia10Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro221BrasíliaBrasília61Brazil riddles » Which country was formerly named Dutch Guiana?Suriname is a former Dutch Colony known as Dutch Guiana. The country changed its name in 1975, after gaining independence. The name “Suriname” comes from the main river of the country, and was used for the colony long before the official adoption.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% GhanaGhana77SurinameSuriname523IndonesiaIndonesia92HondurasHonduras105historical names riddles » Which country is Espirito Santo a part of?Brazil. Espírito Santo is a state on the coast of Brazil, famous for its sandy beaches. It is the Brazil's largest producer of petroleum. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 59% CubaCuba273IsraelIsrael39SpainSpain225BrazilBrazil774geography riddles » Which country is Gran Chaco a part of?Argentina. Gran Chaco is a sparsely populated semi-arid region divided between Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil. In 1932-1935, Paraguay and Bolivia fought a War for the control of the area (The Gran Chaco War).Created by: globalquiz.orghard 41% SpainSpain73ArgentinaArgentina399ColombiaColombia163MexicoMexico326Argentina riddles » Which country borders Argentina?Bolivia. Argentina borders Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 39% ColombiaColombia99EcuadorEcuador177PeruPeru251BoliviaBolivia339Bolivia riddles » Which country borders Brazil and Panama?Colombia borders Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 44% EcuadorEcuador197VenezuelaVenezuela319ColombiaColombia503NicaraguaNicaragua101Colombia riddles » What is the capital city of Paraguay?Asunción. Asuncion is the capital and largest city of Paraguay. The full city name is “Nuestra Señora Santa María de la Asunción”, meaning “Our Lady Saint Mary of the Assumption” Created by: globalquiz.orghard 46% MontevideoMontevideo420AsunciónAsunción568MaracaiboMaracaibo97GuadalajaraGuadalajara124cities of South America riddles » What is the capital city of Venezuela?Caracas. Despite being just 10 miles (15km) from the Caribbean Sea, Caracas has no sea access. It is separated from the coast by a steep 2,200-metre-high (7,200 ft) mountain range, Cerro El Avila.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 87% MaracaiboMaracaibo82CaracasCaracas1613Cartagena, ColombiaCartagena, Colombia59ManaguaManagua79Venezuela riddles » What is the capital city of Peru?Lima is old - it was founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in 1535. The National University of San Marcos, founded in 1551, is the oldest continuously functioning university in the Americas.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 87% CuscoCusco89LimaLima1663QuitoQuito52La PazLa Paz100Peru riddles » What is the capital city of Suriname?Paramaribo is famed for its diverse ethnic makeup, including Creoles, Indian, Multiracials, Maroons, Javanese, Indigenous, Chinese, Europeans, Lebanese and Jews.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 47% TegucigalpaTegucigalpa317MaracaiboMaracaibo286CaracasCaracas133ParamariboParamaribo671capitals riddles » Play South America quiz and see all the questions.