Quiz

1
São Paulo is Brazil’s largest city and the third largest city in the world by population. Which is Brazil’s second largest city?

Salvador
Rio de Janeiro
Belo Horizonte
Recife
Porto Alegre

2
Brazil is one of the world’s largest producers of (check all that apply)

Coffee
Soy
Cars
Sugar
Arms
Paper

3
The Amazon jungle is the world’s largest contiguous wildlife area?

True
False

4
Brazil’s primary source of energy is from

Natural Gas
Nuclear
Petrolium-based Fuels
Hydro-electric

5
Which of the following is NOT a coastal city?

Salvador
Recife
Fortaleza
São Paulo
Florianópolis

6
What was the first capital city of Brazil?

Salvador
Recife
Fortaleza
São Paulo
Rio de Janeiro

7
Who first discovered Brazil from the European continent?

Amerigo Vespucci (Spain)
Pedro Alvares Cabral (Portugal)
Vincent Pinzon (Spain)
Christopher Columbus (Spain)

8
The minimum wage in Brazil is approximately

US$ 150 per month
US$ 150 per year
US$ 1500 per year
US$ 15 per day

9
The great Foz de Iguaçú falls is located at the border of which countries?

Brazil and Argentina
Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay
Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay
Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay

10
How much of the Amazon jungle is located inside Brazil’s borders?

30%
40%
50%
60%

11
Which of the following is NOT an attraction in Rio de Janeiro?

Copacabana Palace
Hotel Corcovado
Theatro Municipal
Botanical Garden

12
Where can you watch over a thousand dolphins as they swim out to the open ocean on any afternoon of the year?

Salvador in Bahia
Paraty in Rio de Janeiro
Florianópolis in Santa Catarina
Ilha Grande in Rio de Janeiro
Fernando de Noronha in Pernambuco

13
During the Gold Cycle in the 1700s, the Estrada Real (Royal Road) connected the gold capital of Ouro Preto with what other cities (check all that apply)?

Rio de Janeiro
São Paulo
Diamantina
Curitiba
Paraty
Salvador da Bahia

14
The second largest festival parade in Brazil, next to Carnaval in Rio is

The June Festival in Campina Grande
Independence day (Sept 7) in São Paulo
Independence day (Sept 7) in Brasilia
The Ox Festival in Parintins
Gay Pride Parade in São Paulo

15
The state of Santa Catarina is famous for

Mango farms
Scenic train ridesBrazil’s wine region
Whale watching
Foz de Iguaçú

16
Where can you visit more historical churches than in any other place in Brazil?

Pelourinho in Salvador
Olinda in Pernambuco
Ouro Preto in Minas Gerais
Rio de Janeiro

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