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 Paulo1429Salvador, BahiaSalvador, Bahia39Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro836BrasíliaBrasília181Brazil 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 58% GhanaGhana321SurinameSuriname1471IndonesiaIndonesia325HondurasHonduras401historical 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 57% CubaCuba883IsraelIsrael173SpainSpain833BrazilBrazil2571geography 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 42% SpainSpain234ArgentinaArgentina1487ColombiaColombia685MexicoMexico1076Argentina riddles » Which country borders Argentina?Bolivia. Argentina borders Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 37% ColombiaColombia245EcuadorEcuador366PeruPeru597BoliviaBolivia724Bolivia riddles » Which country borders Brazil and Panama?Colombia borders Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 42% EcuadorEcuador381VenezuelaVenezuela571ColombiaColombia834NicaraguaNicaragua168Colombia 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 44% MontevideoMontevideo896AsunciónAsunción1293MaracaiboMaracaibo310GuadalajaraGuadalajara395cities 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 86% MaracaiboMaracaibo181CaracasCaracas2942Cartagena, ColombiaCartagena, Colombia127ManaguaManagua163Venezuela 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 84% CuscoCusco198LimaLima3043QuitoQuito118La PazLa Paz225Peru 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 45% TegucigalpaTegucigalpa535MaracaiboMaracaibo468CaracasCaracas249ParamariboParamaribo1038capitals riddles » Play South America quiz and see all the questions.