Peru questions This is a list of recently added questions about Peru. Play Peru quiz and see all the questions. Through how many countries does the Amazon River flow? (without its tributaries)3. The Amazon River is the largest river by discharge volume of water in the world, and by some estimates the longest. Despite its size, it flows through only three countries: Peru, Colombia and Brazil.Created by: Ninjaihard 54% 77111991663346466104Brazil riddles » Where is the Gocta waterfall located?In Peru. Gocta is a perennial waterfall with two drops located in Peru. Although it had been well known to locals for centuries, its existence was not made known to the world until the 2002 German expedition. Its location was kept a secret, because local people feared the curse of a beautiful blond mermaid who supposedly lived in its waters.Created by: Ninjaihard 56% in Chilein Chile171in Peruin Peru417in the U.S.in the U.S.54in Switzerlandin Switzerland91waterfalls riddles » Who was the last ruler of the Inca Empire?Túpac Amaru was the last indigenous monarch of the Neo-Inca State, remnants of the Inca Empire in Vilcabamba, Peru. He led the last brief rebellion against the Spanish, which resulted with his capture and execution in 1572. His last words were: "Pacha Kamaq (Quechua, Creator of the World), witness how my enemies shed my blood."Created by: Ninjaivery hard 32% Manco Inca YupanquiManco Inca Yupanqui19ViracochaViracocha41AtahualpaAtahualpa92Túpac AmaruTúpac Amaru73Indians riddles » That is the fruit of...Cape gooseberry. Physalis peruviana, commonly called Cape gooseberry, has its origin in the present day region of Chile and Peru. Its fruit is a round smooth berry, resembling a miniature yellow tomato. Removed from its calyx, it is bright yellow to orange in color, and sweet when ripe, with a characteristic, mildly tart tomato flavor.Created by: Ninjaihard 56% Cape gooseberryCape gooseberry10476raisinraisin847heveahevea3537apricotapricot3613fruits riddles » The mysterious and enigmatic lines of Nazca Peru are the example of ...Geoglyphs . The Nazca culture is famous for its desert line drawings. On the ground level, they cannot be discerned, but from a higher elevation, they can be seen forming coherent nature drawings, usually of animals. There are innumerable formations of both animals geometric designs. Created by: Tschukahard 52% GeoLite GeoLite 199Geoglyphs Geoglyphs 504The reliefsThe reliefs177SculptureSculpture79history 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 27% Bjarni HerjólfssonBjarni Herjólfsson918Marco PoloMarco Polo287Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus1573Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci573discoverers 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 83% CuscoCusco473LimaLima6329QuitoQuito248La PazLa Paz492cities of South America 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.Created by: Hitter smasheraverage 64% QuitoQuito1914LimaLima2376CuzcoCuzco15597TeotihuacanTeotihuacan4402Amerindians riddles » Which language do words puma, condor and coca come from?Quechua had already expanded across wide ranges of the central Andes even long before the Incas. Today, the language and its vocabulary are 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. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 57% SpanishSpanish1821PortuguesePortuguese1742QuechuaQuechua6212TupiTupi1038South 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.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 61% ArawakanArawakan1036QuechuaQuechua6496TupiTupi1577Uto-AztecanUto-Aztecan1466languages riddles » Play South America quiz and see all the questions.