Brazil questions This is a list of recently added questions about Brazil. Play Brazil quiz and see all the questions. 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.Created by: smyruvery hard 26% Bjarni HerjólfssonBjarni Herjólfsson718Marco PoloMarco Polo215Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus1308Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci467the United States riddles » What is the largest city in Brazil?São Paulo. The four largest cities in Brazil are São Paulo (11.9 million), Rio de Janeiro (6.5 million), Salvador, Bahia (2.9 million) and Brasília (2.9 million).Created by: globalquiz.orghard 55% São PauloSão Paulo2997Salvador, BahiaSalvador, Bahia79Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro1876BrasíliaBrasília413South America riddles » Which country is Espirito Santo a part of?Brazil. Espírito Santo is a state on the coast of Brazil, famous for its sandy beaches. It is the Brazil's largest producer of petroleum. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 56% CubaCuba2091IsraelIsrael509SpainSpain2044BrazilBrazil5943geography riddles » Which country borders Brazil and Germany?France. French Guiana borders Brazil and is a part of France (and the European Union).Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 63% ArgentinaArgentina973FranceFrance4268NetherlandsNetherlands1115BelgiumBelgium342Western Europe riddles » Which country borders Brazil and Panama?Colombia borders Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 41% EcuadorEcuador629VenezuelaVenezuela935ColombiaColombia1308NicaraguaNicaragua286Colombia riddles » If you sailed along the line of latitude east from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, which country would you hit first?Namibia. If you sail on a ship exactly from Rio and follow the line of latitude to the east, first of all you would hit the coast of Namibia.Created by: Rafehhard 48% AustraliaAustralia2843AngolaAngola4208NamibiaNamibia10275South AfricaSouth Africa4041country names riddles » Which large river flows through Rio de Janeiro? ("rio" is Portuguese for "river")None. Portuguese were the Europeans who encountered Guanabara Bay on January 1,1502. They took it for a large river, which they named "Rio de Janeiro" ("January River"). Later it was discovered, that the presumed river was in fact a gulf, but the name remained.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 47% JaneiroJaneiro5599La PlataLa Plata2899CorcovadoCorcovado1118NoneNone8686Age of Discovery riddles » What sport is that?Footvolley was created in in Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach as a means for football players to be able to touch the ball without violating the formal football ban in 1965. Essentially footvolley is beach volleyball except players are not allowed to use their hands and a football replaces the volleyball. The game is similar to (and often confused with) futnet, a game with similar rules played on a tennis court.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 75% volleyballvolleyball1161footvolleyfootvolley9903futnetfutnet742softballsoftball1366sport riddles » Who was the first European navigator to reach Brazil?Pedro Álvares Cabral. On 15 February 1500, Cabral was appointed a commander of a fleet sailing for India. he fleet crossed the Equator on 9 April, and sailed westward as far as possible from the African continent in what was known as the volta do mar (literally "turn of the sea") navigational technique. They landed in a land they took for an unknown island and named Ilha de Vera Cruz (Island of the True Cross), which in fact was Brazil.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 33% Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus1028Bartolomeu DiasBartolomeu Dias2015Pedro Álvares CabralPedro Álvares Cabral2739Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci2364history of South America riddles » What do harpy eagles mainly eat?Sloths. Research conducted in a nesting site in Brazil concluded that the harpy's prey basis was composed in 79% by sloths. In a similar research venture in Panama, 53% of captures were sloths.Created by: José Álvarezhard 41% birdsbirds1244rodentsrodents3874slothssloths4717fishfish1615birds of prey riddles » Play Brazil quiz and see all the questions.