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 25% Bjarni HerjólfssonBjarni Herjólfsson548Marco PoloMarco Polo171Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus1062Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci378discoverers 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 54% São PauloSão Paulo2074Salvador, BahiaSalvador, Bahia50Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro1358BrasíliaBrasília298South 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 54% CubaCuba1616IsraelIsrael376SpainSpain1583BrazilBrazil4304geography 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% ArgentinaArgentina747FranceFrance3273NetherlandsNetherlands892BelgiumBelgium262Western Europe riddles » Which country borders Brazil and Panama?Colombia borders Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 41% EcuadorEcuador472VenezuelaVenezuela682ColombiaColombia977NicaraguaNicaragua197Colombia 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 47% AustraliaAustralia2383AngolaAngola3475NamibiaNamibia8310South AfricaSouth Africa3290country 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 46% JaneiroJaneiro4922La PlataLa Plata2638CorcovadoCorcovado992NoneNone7576Age 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% volleyballvolleyball1040footvolleyfootvolley8695futnetfutnet659softballsoftball1198sport 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 32% Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus906Bartolomeu DiasBartolomeu Dias1773Pedro Álvares CabralPedro Álvares Cabral2310Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci2060history 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 40% birdsbirds1076rodentsrodents3385slothssloths3969fishfish1404birds of prey riddles » Play Brazil quiz and see all the questions.