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.orghard 57% São PauloSão Paulo153Salvador, BahiaSalvador, Bahia2Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro88BrasíliaBrasília23Brazil 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 64% GhanaGhana33SurinameSuriname180IndonesiaIndonesia29HondurasHonduras36historical 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 54% CubaCuba151IsraelIsrael26SpainSpain127BrazilBrazil368geography 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 40% SpainSpain38ArgentinaArgentina205ColombiaColombia100MexicoMexico165Argentina riddles » Which country borders Argentina?Bolivia. Argentina borders Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 39% ColombiaColombia72EcuadorEcuador112PeruPeru184BoliviaBolivia243Bolivia riddles » Which country borders Brazil and Panama?Colombia borders Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 46% EcuadorEcuador126VenezuelaVenezuela239ColombiaColombia384NicaraguaNicaragua74Colombia 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 48% MontevideoMontevideo276AsunciónAsunción389MaracaiboMaracaibo64GuadalajaraGuadalajara78cities 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 88% MaracaiboMaracaibo55CaracasCaracas1210Cartagena, ColombiaCartagena, Colombia42ManaguaManagua65Venezuela 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% CuscoCusco73LimaLima1310QuitoQuito39La PazLa Paz78Peru 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 48% TegucigalpaTegucigalpa253MaracaiboMaracaibo215CaracasCaracas110ParamariboParamaribo542capitals riddles » Play South America quiz and see all the questions.