The 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 33% approx. 350 000approx. 350 00010%approx. 800 000approx. 800 00020%approx. 2 millionapprox. 2 million35%over 7 millionover 7 million33%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 6822 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 46% Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro35%São PauloSão Paulo46%BrasiliaBrasilia9%Buenos AiresBuenos Aires8%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 11327 answers in 2 languages »geography of Brazil 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 51% Frank GehryFrank Gehry8%Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer51%Sir Christopher WrenSir Christopher Wren20%Le CorbusierLe Corbusier18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7020 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 15879 answers in 2 languages »Chile 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 Paulo25%PernambucoPernambuco3%Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro69%RecifeRecife2%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 20857 answers in 2 languages »history of South America 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 78% nn Brazilnn Brazil78%in South Africain South Africa5%in Philippinesin Philippines7%in Cubain Cuba7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10975 answers in 2 languages »Brazil riddles » Play South America quiz and see all the questions.