The most difficult geography of Brazil riddles A list of geography of Brazil related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Geography of South America quiz This is Schlumbergera, commonly called Christmas Cactus, because it flowers in winter. How is it called in southeast Brazil, where it occurs in the wild?Flor de Maio (May flower). In Brazil, the genus is referred to as Flor de Maio (May flower), reflecting the period in which they flower in the Southern Hemisphere.very hard 35% Flor de Natal (Christmas flower)Flor de Natal (Christmas flower)27%Flor de Dezembro (December flowe)Flor de Dezembro (December flowe)22%Flor de Maio (May flower)Flor de Maio (May flower)35%Flor de Papai Noel (Santa Flower)Flor de Papai Noel (Santa Flower)15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9757 answers in 2 languages »flowers riddles » What is the most populous city in Brazil?São Paulo with its 11 Million inhabitants (up to 27M in Greater São Paulo) is the largest city not only in Brazil, but also the largest in the southern hemisphere and the Americas.hard 47% Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro34%São PauloSão Paulo47%BrasiliaBrasilia9%Buenos AiresBuenos Aires8%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 12768 answers in 2 languages »cities of South America 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.hard 47% JaneiroJaneiro29%La PlataLa Plata16%CorcovadoCorcovado5%NoneNone47%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10456 answers in 4 languages »Age of Discovery riddles » Which country has the largest forested area? (by total size)Russia is by far the largest country in the world, and 45% of its area is forested. That gives almost twice as large forested area as in Brazil.hard 56% BrazilBrazil16%CanadaCanada22%RussiaRussia56%CongoCongo4%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 18482 answers in 2 languages »geography of Russia riddles » 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.hard 58% New YorkNew York11%São PauloSão Paulo58%LondonLondon8%TokyoTokyo21%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15243 answers in 2 languages »satellite photos riddles » How many Portuguese-speaking countries are there in the Americas?One. It is Brazil.average 62% nonenone5%oneone62%twotwo20%threethree11%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13546 answers in 2 languages »Brazil riddles » What was the capital of Brazil, before Brasília took its place?Rio de Janeiro. Rio was the capital of Brazil from 1763 to 1960, both during the Portuguese colonial era and as an independent nation. With the population of 6.3 million, it is the second largest city in Brazil, after São Paulo (11M).average 69% São PauloSão Paulo24%PernambucoPernambuco3%Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro69%RecifeRecife2%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 23408 answers in 2 languages »history of South America riddles » 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. easy 79% nn Brazilnn Brazil79%in South Africain South Africa5%in Philippinesin Philippines7%in Cubain Cuba7%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12968 answers in 2 languages »geography of South America riddles » Play geography of South America quiz and see all the questions.