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 26% Central AndesCentral Andes11%Atacama DesertAtacama Desert26%PatagoniaPatagonia25%Falkland IslandsFalkland Islands36%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8049 answers in 2 languages »Chile 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 26% Bjarni HerjólfssonBjarni Herjólfsson26%Marco PoloMarco Polo8%Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus47%Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci17%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 3090 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 34% approx. 350 000approx. 350 0009%approx. 800 000approx. 800 00021%approx. 2 millionapprox. 2 million34%over 7 millionover 7 million34%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 13527 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.hard 40% Guinea (Africa)Guinea (Africa)17%New GuineaNew Guinea29%The AndesThe Andes40%MexicoMexico13%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 14691 answers in 3 languages »animals of South America 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. hard 51% GeoLite GeoLite 20%Geoglyphs Geoglyphs 51%The reliefsThe reliefs18%SculptureSculpture9%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 540 answers in 2 languages »history 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.hard 56% Cape gooseberryCape gooseberry56%raisinraisin4%heveahevea19%apricotapricot19%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 17845 answers in 3 languages »fruits 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. hard 57% SpanishSpanish16%PortuguesePortuguese16%QuechuaQuechua57%TupiTupi9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10505 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% PetsPets10%Laboratory animalsLaboratory animals16%FoodFood60%FursFurs12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 15962 answers in 2 languages »rodents 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 10263 answers in 5 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 63% QuitoQuito7%LimaLima9%CuzcoCuzco63%TeotihuacanTeotihuacan18%Created by: Hitter smasher. Statistics based on 23255 answers in 3 languages »history of South America riddles » Play South America quiz and see all the questions.