10 most difficult Peru riddles A list of Peru related questions that are most often answered incorrectly South America quiz The Pacific War took place in the South America in years 1879 to 1883. Which territory was the conflict zone?Atacama Desert. In the 19th century, there were no clear borders defined between Peru, Bolivia and Chile in the area of the Atacama desert. This became a problem with the discovery of valuable sodium nitrate deposits in the area.very hard 25% Central AndesCentral Andes11%Atacama DesertAtacama Desert25%PatagoniaPatagonia26%Falkland IslandsFalkland Islands36%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 7033 answers in 2 languages »Bolivia 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.very hard 25% Bjarni HerjólfssonBjarni Herjólfsson25%Marco PoloMarco Polo7%Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus49%Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci17%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 2163 answers in 2 languages »discoverers riddles » 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 00022%approx. 2 millionapprox. 2 million34%over 7 millionover 7 million33%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 11234 answers in 2 languages »cities of South America riddles » Where do guinea pigs come from?The Andes. Guinea pigs are neither pigs nor from Guinea. The origin of its common name is unclear, it may be a re-analysis of "Guyana", though they originate from the Andes and not Guyana.very hard 39% Guinea (Africa)Guinea (Africa)17%New GuineaNew Guinea29%The AndesThe Andes39%MexicoMexico13%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 12917 answers in 2 languages »rodents riddles » Which South American country has the largest fishing industry? Peru has the most productive fisheries in the world thanks to the currents “Humboldt” and “El Niño”, which converge bringing nutrients-rich water to the surface. Peru's fishing sector led the world during the mid-1960s. The production since then has fluctuated radically because of overfishing. Today, Peru's fishing industry is still the second largest in the world. hard 45% PeruPeru45%AgerntinaAgerntina22%BrazilBrazil17%VenezuelaVenezuela14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8222 answers in 2 languages »fishing riddles » Of which country was Alberto Fujimori President?Peru. A Peruvian of Japanese descent, Fujimori was president of Peru from 1990 to 2000. He fled to Japan in 2000 amidst a corruption scandal. In April 2009, Fujimori was convicted of human rights violations against leftist guerillas, and sentenced to 25 years in prison.hard 50% JapanJapan25%AustraliaAustralia2%PeruPeru50%SingaporeSingapore21%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 24688 answers in 2 languages »politicians riddles » Which language do words puma, condor and coca come from?Quechua had already expanded across wide ranges of the central Andes long even before the Incas. In fact, the Cuzco variety was not the more widespread. Today, the language and its vocabulary is still popular in the Andes. In rural Bolivia, many Quechua words are as commonly used as their Spanish counterparts, even in entirely Spanish-speaking areas. hard 57% SpanishSpanish16%PortuguesePortuguese15%QuechuaQuechua57%TupiTupi9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9337 answers in 4 languages »Amerindians riddles » In South America, what is the typical reason for breeding guinea pigs?Food. Guinea Pig is traditional food in the Andes. Peruvians consume an estimated 65 million guinea pigs each year. Since the 1960s, efforts have been made to increase consumption of the animal outside South America.average 60% PetsPets11%Laboratory animalsLaboratory animals16%FoodFood60%FursFurs11%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 14186 answers in 2 languages »animals of South America riddles » What is the most widely spoken language family of the indigenous peoples of the Americas?Quechua is spoken in the Andes by some 8 to 10 million speakers. Today, Quechua has the status of an official language in Bolivia and Peru, along with Spanish.average 61% ArawakanArawakan9%QuechuaQuechua61%TupiTupi14%Uto-AztecanUto-Aztecan13%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9032 answers in 4 languages »Indians riddles » What was the capital of the Inca Empire?Cuzco. The city is located at the elevation of 3,400 m (11,200 ft). In 2007, it had a population of 358,935. The Spanish conquistadors adopted the local name, transliterating it into Spanish as Cuzco. In 1976, it was changed to Cusco, and in 1990, to Qosqo. However, older spelling (with the most common Cuzco) is also accepted.average 62% QuitoQuito8%LimaLima10%CuzcoCuzco62%TeotihuacanTeotihuacan18%Created by: Hitter smasher. Statistics based on 19299 answers in 2 languages »history of South America riddles » Play South America quiz and see all the questions.