Do You Really Know The Capital Of South American Countries?

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Iafd
I
Iafd
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 2 | Total Attempts: 5,931
Questions: 11 | Attempts: 5,732

SettingsSettingsSettings
Do You Really Know The Capital Of South American Countries? - Quiz

Names of capitals of all South American countries useful for studying for the IATA-UFTAA Foundation and Consultant course exams in the Travel and Tourism courses. So, let's try out this quiz and see how much you know about it. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Name the capital of Brazil.

    • A.

      Rio de Janeiro

    • B.

      Sao Paulo

    • C.

      Brasilia

    • D.

      Recife

    • E.

      Manaus

    Correct Answer
    C. Brasilia
    Explanation
    Brasilia is the correct answer because it is the capital of Brazil. It was specifically designed and built to be the capital in the 1950s, with its modernist architecture and urban planning. Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo are major cities in Brazil, but they are not the capital. Recife and Manaus are also cities in Brazil, but they are not the capital either.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    Name the capital of Suriname.

    • A.

      Cayenne

    • B.

      Paramaribo

    • C.

      Curacao

    • D.

      Caracas

    • E.

      Georgetown

    Correct Answer
    B. Paramaribo
    Explanation
    Paramaribo is the correct answer because it is the capital of Suriname. The other options mentioned are either capitals of different countries or cities in different regions, so they are not the correct answers.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    Name the capital of Guyana.

    • A.

      Caracas

    • B.

      Paramaribo

    • C.

      Curacao

    • D.

      Maracaibo

    • E.

      Georgetown

    Correct Answer
    E. Georgetown
    Explanation
    Georgetown is the correct answer because it is the capital of Guyana. Caracas is the capital of Venezuela, Paramaribo is the capital of Suriname, Curacao is an island in the Caribbean, and Maracaibo is a city in Venezuela.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    Name the capital of Venezuela.

    • A.

      Manaus

    • B.

      Port of Spain

    • C.

      Curacao

    • D.

      Caracas

    • E.

      Maracaibo

    Correct Answer
    D. Caracas
    Explanation
    Caracas is the correct answer because it is the capital of Venezuela. It is a major city located in the northern part of the country and serves as the political, cultural, and economic center of Venezuela. Caracas is known for its vibrant atmosphere, rich history, and iconic landmarks such as the Simon Bolivar Birthplace Museum and the Caracas Cathedral.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    Name the capital of Colombia.

    • A.

      Bogota

    • B.

      Caracas

    • C.

      Manaus

    • D.

      Lima

    • E.

      Brasilia

    Correct Answer
    A. Bogota
    Explanation
    Bogota is the correct answer because it is the capital of Colombia.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    Name the capital of Ecuador.

    • A.

      Lima

    • B.

      La Paz

    • C.

      Bogota

    • D.

      Quito

    • E.

      Recife

    Correct Answer
    D. Quito
    Explanation
    Quito is the correct answer because it is the capital of Ecuador. Lima is the capital of Peru, La Paz is the administrative capital of Bolivia, Bogota is the capital of Colombia, and Recife is a city in Brazil. Therefore, Quito is the only option that corresponds to the capital of Ecuador.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    Name the capital of Peru.

    • A.

      Bogota

    • B.

      Cuzco

    • C.

      Lima

    • D.

      La Paz

    • E.

      Quito

    Correct Answer
    C. Lima
    Explanation
    Lima is the correct answer because it is the capital of Peru.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    Name the capital of Paraguay.

    • A.

      Montevideo

    • B.

      Asuncion

    • C.

      Santa Cruz

    • D.

      Sao Paulo

    • E.

      Cordoba

    Correct Answer
    B. Asuncion
    Explanation
    Asuncion is the correct answer because it is the capital of Paraguay. Located along the Paraguay River, Asuncion is the country's largest city and serves as its political, cultural, and economic center. It has a rich history and is known for its colonial architecture, vibrant street markets, and the iconic Palacio de los López, the seat of the government.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    Name the capital of Uruguay.

    • A.

      Buenos Aires

    • B.

      Sao Paulo

    • C.

      Asuncion

    • D.

      Rio de Janeiro

    • E.

      Montevideo

    Correct Answer
    E. Montevideo
    Explanation
    Montevideo is the correct answer because it is the capital of Uruguay. Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina, Sao Paulo is a city in Brazil, Asuncion is the capital of Paraguay, and Rio de Janeiro is a city in Brazil. Therefore, Montevideo is the only option that corresponds to the capital of Uruguay.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    Name the capital of Argentina.

    • A.

      Buenos Aires

    • B.

      Cordoba

    • C.

      Bahia Blanca

    • D.

      Mar del Plata

    • E.

      Santiago

    Correct Answer
    A. Buenos Aires
    Explanation
    Buenos Aires is the correct answer because it is the capital of Argentina. It is the largest city in the country and serves as the political, economic, and cultural center of Argentina. Known for its vibrant nightlife, European architecture, and rich cultural heritage, Buenos Aires is a major tourist destination.

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    Name the capital of Chile.

    • A.

      Buenos Aires

    • B.

      Antofagasta

    • C.

      Lima

    • D.

      Mar del Plata

    • E.

      Santiago

    Correct Answer
    E. Santiago
    Explanation
    Santiago is the correct answer because it is the capital of Chile. Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina, Antofagasta is a city in Chile, Lima is the capital of Peru, and Mar del Plata is a city in Argentina.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Sep 14, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Jun 12, 2007
    Quiz Created by
    Iafd
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.