10 most difficult cities of South America riddles A list of cities of South America related questions that are most often answered incorrectly South America quiz What is the population of Lima?Over 7 million. Lima is one of the largest and the oldest colonial city in the Americas. It was founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535. The National University of San Marcos, founded on May 12, 1551, is the oldest continuously functioning university in the Americas.very hard 34% approx. 350 000approx. 350 00010%approx. 800 000approx. 800 00020%approx. 2 millionapprox. 2 million35%over 7 millionover 7 million34%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 7220 answers in 2 languages »Peru riddles » What is the most populous city in Brazil?São Paulo with its 11 Million inhabitants (up to 27M in Greater São Paulo) is the largest city not only in Brazil, but also the largest in the southern hemisphere and the Americas.hard 47% Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro34%São PauloSão Paulo47%BrasiliaBrasilia9%Buenos AiresBuenos Aires8%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 12061 answers in 2 languages »geography of Brazil 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.hard 48% TegucigalpaTegucigalpa22%MaracaiboMaracaibo18%CaracasCaracas10%ParamariboParamaribo48%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 523 answers in 9 languages »South America riddles » Which architect designed the famous cathedral in Brasilia?Oscar Niemeyer. In 1956, Juscelino Kubitschek, newly elected Brazilian president, visited Niemeyer: ‘I am going to build a new capital for this country and I want you to help me’. Niemeyer organized a competition for the lay-out of Brasília, the new capital, and the winner was the project of his old master and great friend, Lúcio Costa. Niemeyer would design the buildings, Lucio the plan of the city. hard 52% Frank GehryFrank Gehry8%Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer52%Sir Christopher WrenSir Christopher Wren20%Le CorbusierLe Corbusier18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7450 answers in 2 languages »cathedrals riddles » Which capital is that?Santiago de Chile. The city is flanked by the main chain of the Andes to the east and the Chilean Coastal Range to the west. The mountains around Santiago are quite tall; the tallest is the Tupungato volcano at 6,570 m (21,555 ft).hard 58% BeijingBeijing15%Santiago de ChileSantiago de Chile58%MadridMadrid14%BrasiliaBrasilia12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 16771 answers in 2 languages »Chile riddles » What is the capital city of Chile?Santiago is located between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean. average 68% AsunciónAsunción4%LimaLima15%San SalvadorSan Salvador10%SantiagoSantiago68%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 546 answers in 9 languages »capitals riddles » What was the capital of Brazil, before Brasília took its place?Rio de Janeiro. Rio was the capital of Brazil from 1763 to 1960, both during the Portuguese colonial era and as an independent nation. With the population of 6.3 million, it is the second largest city in Brazil, after São Paulo (11M).average 69% São PauloSão Paulo24%PernambucoPernambuco3%Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro69%RecifeRecife2%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 22081 answers in 2 languages »history of South America riddles » What is the capital city of Uruguay?Montevideo has consistently been rated as having the highest quality of life of any city in Latin America: by 2015 has held this rank every year during the last decade.easy 72% MontevideoMontevideo72%AsunciónAsunción10%LimaLima9%GuadalajaraGuadalajara7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 533 answers in 9 languages »cities riddles » Where are favelas?Nn Brazil. A favela is a slum in Brazil. The original favela was built in 1897 on the Morro da Providência in Rio de Janeiro by the families of soldiers returning from the war against the settlers of Canudos. Their formations were disbanded and soldiers were left with no work and place to live. easy 79% nn Brazilnn Brazil79%in South Africain South Africa5%in Philippinesin Philippines7%in Cubain Cuba7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11865 answers in 2 languages »Brazil 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.very easy 86% CuscoCusco5%LimaLima86%QuitoQuito2%La PazLa Paz5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 771 answers in 9 languages »geography riddles » Play South America quiz and see all the questions.