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 Herjólfsson653Marco PoloMarco Polo197Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus1204Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci427the 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 Paulo2497Salvador, BahiaSalvador, Bahia65Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro1592BrasíliaBrasília362South 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 55% CubaCuba1855IsraelIsrael445SpainSpain1797BrazilBrazil5085geography 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% ArgentinaArgentina844FranceFrance3741NetherlandsNetherlands978BelgiumBelgium294Western Europe riddles » Which country borders Brazil and Panama?Colombia borders Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 41% EcuadorEcuador544VenezuelaVenezuela800ColombiaColombia1138NicaraguaNicaragua241Colombia 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% AustraliaAustralia2636AngolaAngola3889NamibiaNamibia9283South AfricaSouth Africa3688country 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% JaneiroJaneiro5268La PlataLa Plata2782CorcovadoCorcovado1058NoneNone8091Age 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% volleyballvolleyball1098footvolleyfootvolley9336futnetfutnet702softballsoftball1288sport 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 Columbus964Bartolomeu DiasBartolomeu Dias1889Pedro Álvares CabralPedro Álvares Cabral2512Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci2216history 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% birdsbirds1172rodentsrodents3633slothssloths4287fishfish1497birds of prey riddles » Play Brazil quiz and see all the questions.