October 25, 2014

Q TIME: SOUTH AMERICAN CAPITALS


A QUIZ ON THE CAPITAL CITIES OF SOUTHERN AMERICAN NATIONS


This is a quiz on the cities that serve as capitals of South American countries.

(1) Name the Spanish General who founded the city of Santiago in 1541.
Alonso de Ercilla
Rodrigo de Quiroga
Diego de Almagro
Pedro de Valdivia

(2) Which South American city was earlier referred to as Longchamps and Stabroek?
Georgetown
Bogota
La Paz
Caracas

(3) The Italian saint Don Bosco is associated with which of the following South American city?
Brasília
Caracas
Buenos Aires
Lima

(4) Which is the southernmost of all the capital cities in South America?
Asuncion
Montevideo
Buenos Aires
Lima

(5) In which city is the National University of San Marcos located?
La Paz
Brasilia
Lima
Bogota

(6) Which is the southernmost of all the capital cities in South America?
Asuncion
Montevideo
Buenos Aires
Lima

(7) Which of the following cities is located in the basin of the river Guayllabamba?
Bogota
Caracas
Lima
Quito

(8) Which is the highest capital city in the world?
La Paz
Quito
Asuncion
Montevideo

(9) Which of the following cities is named after a tribe?
Asuncion
Quito
Bogota
Paramaribo

(10) In which city was Simon Bolivar born?
Brailia
La Paz
Caracas
Bogota

(11) Which city is known as the 'the Athens of South America'?
Bogotá
Montevideo
Caracas
Buenos Aires

(12) The term 'porteños' is associated with the people of which city?
Bogota
Buenos Aires
Paramaribo
Santiago