Quiz Answers

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?

Rio de Janeiro

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

Coffee, Soy, Sugar, Arms

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

False, it’s second to the Congo in Africa

4
Brazil’s primary source of energy is from

Petrolium-based Fuels

5
Which of the following is NOT a coastal city?

São Paulo

6
What was the first capital city of Brazil?

Salvador

7
Who first discovered Brazil from the European continent?

Vincent Pinzon on April 22, 1500 (Spain)

8
The minimum wage in Brazil is approximately

US$ 150 per month

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

Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay

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

50%

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

The Theatro Municipal is in Sao Paulo

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

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, Diamantina, Paraty

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

The Gay Pride Parade in São Paulo recently overtook the Ox Festival in number of attendees

15
The state of Santa Catarina is famous for

Whale watching

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

Olinda in Pernambuco