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Brazil Country Quiz

Name these facts about the country of Brazil.
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First submittedJuly 12, 2013
Last updatedJanuary 12, 2019
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Capital city
Brasilia
Official language
Portuguese
Longest river
Amazon
Most populous cities
São Paulo
Rio de Janeiro
The only South American countries
that Brazil doesn't border
Chile
Ecuador
Celebration held for five days
before Ash Wednesday
Carnival
Genre of music played at the above
Samba
Name for a Brazilian shanty town
Favela
Nickname of former President Silva
Lula
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Most famous beaches
Copacabana
Ipanema
All-time leading men's
World Cup goalscorers
Ronaldo
Pelé
Major oil company
Petrobras
Currency
Real
Slogan on the flag
Ordem e Progresso
Waterfalls on the Argentina
border
Iguazu Falls
Most famous statue
Christ the Redeemer
What was outlawed in 1888
Slavery
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level 83
Jul 27, 2013
Isn't Ipanema as famous as Copacabana?
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level 80
Jul 27, 2013
I thought it was too, since I only know the Copacabana as the hottest club north of Havana.
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level 25
Jul 27, 2013
Never heard of Ipanema.
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level 38
Feb 16, 2019
Never heard of "the girl from Ipanema?" (Tall and tan, and young and lovely, the girl from Ipanema goes walking and when she passes, each man she passes goes "aaaaaaaaaahhhh" ...)
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level ∞
Jul 29, 2013
Changed the question to name the two most famous beaches.
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level 73
Dec 3, 2016
Before I started with Jetpunk, I knew Copacabana as the famous beach and Ipanema as the place from a famous song, didn't even know it was a beach.
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level 79
Feb 18, 2019
I knew both of them from famous songs.
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level 46
May 6, 2014
Why is Pele mentioned as World cup top scorer?
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level 72
Jun 23, 2014
Because he and Ronaldo are the top two World Cup Brazilian goal scorers
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level 28
May 16, 2018
Usually because he is one of the top goal scorers in the World Cup.
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level 33
Nov 9, 2015
Got 'em all but "Ordem". If the quiz had said "Ordem e ____" I would have remembered "Progresso". haha.
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level 66
Feb 16, 2019
But it is on the picture icon for the quiz!!!!!!!
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level 67
Dec 17, 2015
Am I the only one that tried Hi-Yo for Nickname of former President Silva?
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level 72
Dec 20, 2015
I tried the silva fox.
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level 72
Jan 6, 2019
I tried Centrum.
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level 72
Dec 17, 2015
disappointed no question pertaining to sepultura...best selling brazilian metal band of all time
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level 61
Sep 13, 2016
They could have said something about "city with popular metal scene" for Belo Horizonte or something.
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level 82
Dec 17, 2015
Thank you Fast and the Furious thanks to that movie I know what a Brazilian shanty town is called.
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level 33
Dec 20, 2015
i leant it from school...
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level 48
Dec 17, 2015
You forgot HUEHUEHUE
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level 46
Dec 20, 2015
Damn I knew it was favela but thought it had 2 ls!
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level 65
Dec 27, 2015
Isn't it funny that I went to Brazil on the day the quiz was featured
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level 67
Jan 7, 2019
I was eating Brazil Nuts while doing the quiz........!
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level 70
Jan 6, 2019
I missed the Silva answer because I thought it was actually his name!
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level 68
Jan 12, 2019
Could you please at least accept "Iguaçu Falls"? It is actually the Brazilian spelling of the name anyway (Iguaçu is Portuguese, Iguazu is Spanish).
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level ∞
Jan 12, 2019
Okay
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level 66
Jun 12, 2019
What about Iguassu or Iguasu? And why not "Mardi Gras"?
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level 33
Feb 16, 2019
Isn t Ronaldo from portugal?
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level 68
Feb 16, 2019
Different Ronaldo.
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level 68
Feb 16, 2019
The Portuguese one is Christiano Ronaldo, the Brazilian one Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, who played in the 90s and 00s.
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level 50
Feb 16, 2019
Actually the former president added that nickname to his legal name and now it is not only a nick, but part fo his name.
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level 60
Feb 16, 2019
Thanks Thumbnail!
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level 56
Feb 19, 2019
I spelt 'favela' as 'favella'...
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level 38
Apr 2, 2019
Can't you just look at the flag in the top left corner to find "ordem"?