10 most difficult South America riddles A list of ten (out of 89) South America related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly South America quiz Which country won the most cups in the Copa América's history?Uruguay has the most championships in the tournament's history, with 15 cups. Next are Argentina (14); Brazil (8); Chile, Paraguay, and Peru (2 cups each).very hard 20% BrazilBrazil42%ArgentinaArgentina24%ChileChile12%UruguayUruguay20%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1520 answers in 2 languages »soccer riddles » 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 8047 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 3088 answers in 2 languages »Peru riddles » Where we could not find ice sheet?In the Arctic Ocean. An ice sheet is a mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than 50,000 km2 this is also known as continental glacier. The only current ice sheets are in Antarctica and Greenland; during the last glacial period at Last Glacial Maximum the Laurentide ice sheet covered much of North America, the Weichselian ice sheet covered northern Europe and the Patagonian Ice Sheet covered southern South America. very hard 29% in the Arctic Oceanin the Arctic Ocean29%in South Americain South America29%in Antarcticain Antarctica27%in Greenlandin Greenland13%Created by: Fabienne. Statistics based on 671 answers in 2 languages »Greenland riddles » What did the first Spanish conquerors expect to find in Argentina?Silver. The country name is derived from the Latin argentum (silver - Ag). La Plata Basin (literally "Silver river") does not have any sources of silver, but the first Spaniards arrived to the area following rumors of the existence of silver mountains.very hard 30% goldgold38%silversilver30%diamondsdiamonds14%coffeecoffee16%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 7968 answers in 5 languages »geographical names riddles » What is the world's largest salt flat?Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat at 10,582 km2, located in southwest Bolivia, near the crest of the Andes. It is covered by a few meters of salt crust, which serves as a source of salt and covers a pool of brine, which is exceptionally rich in lithium (50 to 70% of the world's known reserves).very hard 30% Salar de Arizaro Salar de Arizaro 16%Salar de Atacama Salar de Atacama 39%Etosha panEtosha pan14%Salar de UyuniSalar de Uyuni30%Created by: sobotniRekonesans;-). Statistics based on 120 answers in 2 languages »geography riddles » What is the currency of Ecuador?U.S. dollar. Just like Panama and El Salvador, the official currency of Ecuador is the U.S. Dollar. The switch from Sucre to USD in 2000 helped the country to achieve economic stability. Ecuador also issues centavo coins (but no banknotes), identical in size and value to their U.S. cent counterparts.very hard 31% solsol19%realreal13%pesopeso34%U.S. dollarU.S. dollar31%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8768 answers in 5 languages »currencies riddles » What is the second most populous country in South America?Colombia. The population of Colombia (47M) is larger than Argentina (41M), Peru (30M) and Venezuela (30M)very hard 31% ArgentinaArgentina46%ColombiaColombia31%PeruPeru9%VenezuelaVenezuela12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6223 answers in 2 languages »demographics riddles » The mountain above is the triple border point of...Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana. Mount Roraima is the highest of the Pakaraima chain of tepui plateaus in South America. It serves as the triple border point of Venezuela, Guyana and Brazil. It's one of the oldest geological formations on Earth, dating back around 2 billion years. The flat summit of Mt Roraima is home to many species found nowhere else on Earth. very hard 32% Brazil, Guyana and SurinameBrazil, Guyana and Suriname10%Colombia, Ecuador and PeruColombia, Ecuador and Peru31%Venezuela, Brazil and GuyanaVenezuela, Brazil and Guyana32%Colombia, Venezuela and BrazilColombia, Venezuela and Brazil26%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 150 answers in 2 languages »borders riddles » Which direction are Easter Island moai facing?Inland. There is only one ahu (group of statues), Ahu Akivi, with moai facing the ocean. It is unusual also by being one of the few inland ahus. At all other ahus (including all coastal ones) moai face inland.very hard 33% inlandinland33%seasea38%volcanovolcano11%easteast16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9647 answers in 2 languages »Pacific Ocean riddles » Play South America quiz and see all the questions.