South America questions This is a list of recently added questions about South America. Play South America quiz and see all the questions. Where we could not find ice sheet?In the Arctic Ocean. An ice sheet is a mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than 50,000 km2 this is also known as continental glacier. The only current ice sheets are in Antarctica and Greenland; during the last glacial period at Last Glacial Maximum the Laurentide ice sheet covered much of North America, the Weichselian ice sheet covered northern Europe and the Patagonian Ice Sheet covered southern South America. Created by: Fabiennevery hard 28% in the Arctic Oceanin the Arctic Ocean128in South Americain South America139in Antarcticain Antarctica125in Greenlandin Greenland60Greenland riddles » This cattle from India is very popular in South America and Australia. What is it?Zebu is a species or subspecies of domestic cattle originating in South Asia. Zebu are characterised by a fatty hump on their shoulders, a large dewlap, and sometimes drooping ears. They are well adapted to withstanding high temperatures, and are farmed throughout the tropical countries. Created by: Tschuka very hard 31% ZebuZebu483WatusiWatusi473HindiHindi401ArgentinoArgentino168cattle riddles » What is the highest mountain of both Americas?Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside Asia, at 6,960.8 metres, and by extension the highest point in both the Western Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere.Created by: Ninjaihard 50% DenaliDenali84AconcaguaAconcagua532Mount LoganMount Logan34Mount McKinleyMount McKinley394mountains riddles » Which river is so beautifully colored?Caño Cristales, Colombia. Caño Cristales is a Colombian river located in the Serrania de la Macarena province of Meta. The river is commonly called the "River of Five Colors" or the "Liquid Rainbow", and is even referred to as the most beautiful river in the world due to its striking colors. The bed of river in the end of July through November is variously colored yellow, green, blue, black, and especially red, the last caused by the Macarenia clavigera on the bottom of the river.Created by: Ninjaihard 47% Rio Tinto, SpainRio Tinto, Spain57Caño Cristales, ColombiaCaño Cristales, Colombia273Aruwimi, CongoAruwimi, Congo143Nakina, CanadaNakina, Canada100rivers riddles » Which civilazation built Machu Picchu?Incan. Machu Picchu is the best preserved city of Inca Empire. It is situated on a mountain ridge 2,430 metres above sea level in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, above the Sacred Valley, which is 80 kilometres northwest of Cuzco.Created by: Ninjaihard 50% AztecAztec226MayansMayans169IroquoisIroquois18IncanIncan421history of South America riddles » What fruit is that?The Cherimoya is an edible fruit-bearing species of the genus Annona, which generally is thought to be native to Ecuador, Colombia, Peru and Bolivia. Some characterize the fruit flavor as a blend of banana, pineapple, papaya, peach, and strawberry. Cherimoya seeds, which are inside the fruit, are poisonous if crushed open. It contains 15% of sugar and vitamin C.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskahard 43% The NísperoThe Níspero286The CherimoyaThe Cherimoya1248The KumquatThe Kumquat1064The CytronThe Cytron301fruits riddles » Which European was the first to discover America?Bjarni Herjólfsson. Bjarni was heading to Greenland to visit his father in 986, when he drifted south and found himself near the coast of today Canada. Despite his crew eagerness, he refused to land and only attested the discovery of a land full of trees and hills.Created by: smyruvery hard 26% Bjarni HerjólfssonBjarni Herjólfsson772Marco PoloMarco Polo240Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus1398Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci501discoverers riddles » 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 56% São PauloSão Paulo3420Salvador, BahiaSalvador, Bahia85Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro2097BrasíliaBrasília462Brazil 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.orghard 57% GhanaGhana794SurinameSuriname3158IndonesiaIndonesia709HondurasHonduras868historical 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 56% CubaCuba2312IsraelIsrael553SpainSpain2239BrazilBrazil6707geography riddles » Play South America quiz and see all the questions.