Brazil questions This is a list of recently added questions about Brazil. Play Brazil quiz and see all the questions. Which country borders Brazil and Germany?France. French Guiana borders Brazil and is a part of France (and the European Union).Created by: globalquiz.orgGermany riddles »hard 54% ArgentinaArgentina63FranceFrance187NetherlandsNetherlands77BelgiumBelgium19 Which country borders Brazil and Panama?Colombia borders Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.Created by: globalquiz.orgColombia riddles »hard 46% EcuadorEcuador56VenezuelaVenezuela77ColombiaColombia134NicaraguaNicaragua24 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: Rafacountry names riddles »hard 51% AustraliaAustralia575AngolaAngola797NamibiaNamibia2211South AfricaSouth Africa718 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.orgAge of Discovery riddles »hard 47% JaneiroJaneiro2858La PlataLa Plata1615CorcovadoCorcovado582NoneNone4513 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.orgSouth America riddles »easy 73% volleyballvolleyball532footvolleyfootvolley3972futnetfutnet294softballsoftball610 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.orghistory of South America riddles »very hard 31% Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus467Bartolomeu DiasBartolomeu Dias951Pedro Álvares CabralPedro Álvares Cabral1165Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci1097 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 Álvarezbirds of prey riddles »hard 40% birdsbirds537rodentsrodents1813slothssloths2164fishfish824 Where are favelas?Nn Brazil. A favela is a slum in Brazil. The original favela was built in 1897 on the Morro da Providência in Rio de Janeiro by the families of soldiers returning from the war against the settlers of Canudos. Their formations were disbanded and soldiers were left with no work and place to live. Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Brazil riddles »easy 79% nn Brazilnn Brazil9489in South Africain South Africa706in Philippinesin Philippines853in Cubain Cuba933 This is one of the largest cities in the world. Which one?São Paulo is about 79 km (49 mi) from Santos, the busiest container port in Latin America - visible at the bottom of the photo.Created by: globalquiz.orgsatellite photos riddles »hard 58% New YorkNew York1686São PauloSão Paulo8083LondonLondon1129TokyoTokyo3016 Which European country used to have its capital outside Europe?Portugal. On November 29,1807, Braganza royal family and its court of nearly 15,000 people escaped from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro, shortly before Napoleonic forces invaded Lisbon. For thirteen years, Rio de Janeiro functioned as the capital of the Kingdom of Portugal.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Portugal riddles »average 64% SpainSpain2180FranceFrance841PortugalPortugal6169GermanyGermany336 Play Brazil quiz and see all the questions.