Which large river flows through Rio de Janeiro? ("rio" is Portuguese for "river")

Janeiro
La Plata
Corcovado
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.

Answers distribution

Janeiro
La Plata
Corcovado
None
answers
flagFinland
8%
0%
4%
88%
25
flagSpain
27%
6%
0%
66%
48
flagthe United Arab Emirates
19%
6%
9%
64%
31
flagthe United Kingdom
28%
12%
3%
55%
449
flagItaly
30%
7%
7%
54%
71
flagAustria
31%
8%
5%
54%
35
flagthe United States
26%
13%
8%
50%
250
flagGermany
32%
8%
8%
50%
217
flagthe Netherlands
25%
20%
4%
50%
70
flagPoland
30%
16%
6%
47%
15384
flagUkraine
30%
13%
6%
44%
43
flagCanada
30%
13%
13%
41%
36
flagRepublic of Ireland
38%
11%
5%
41%
36
flagDenmark
24%
24%
12%
40%
25
flagFrance
43%
13%
5%
37%
37
flagNorway
32%
21%
8%
37%
37
flagUnknown
40%
18%
7%
33%
800
flagRussia
33%
19%
8%
33%
36
flagSweden
55%
5%
5%
33%
36
flagIndia
42%
19%
15%
23%
26

Gender

men44%
women45%
Janeiro
33%
31%
La Plata
16%
16%
Corcovado
5%
6%
None
44%
45%

Details

Author: globalquiz.org
Illustration: Rodrigo_Soldon
tools
Should this question be improved? Improve it.
Globalquiz questions are translated by users for other users. Translate this question.