History of Brazil

Can you answer these questions from Brazilian history?
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What country colonized Brazil between 1500–1815?
Portugal
What crop became the base of the Brazilian economy, starting in the 16th century?
Sugar
What major event has Brazil won five times and hosted twice?
FIFA World Cup
What major event did Brazil host in 2016?
Summer Olympics
What statue became one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007?
Christ the Redeemer
What was abolished in 1888?
Slavery
What was the capital of Brazil before it was moved to Brasília in 1960?
Rio de Janeiro
Which president was sentenced to 12 years in prison for corruption in 2018?
Lula da Silva
What oil company was caught laundering money and bribing Brazilian government
officials in 2014, such as the above?
Petrobras
What three-time Formula One champion died racing in 1994?
Ayrton Senna
What country gained independence from Brazil in 1825?
Uruguay
What social media company did Eduardo Saverin co-found with Mark Zuckerberg?
Facebook
What Brazilian supermodel married to Tom Brady in 2009?
Gisele Bündchen
What name was shared by the two emperors Brazil had between 1822–1889?
Pedro
What neighboring country lost more than half of its male population after a bloody
war with Brazil and its allies in 1870?
Paraguay
What controversial president was elected in 2019?
Jair Bolsonaro
Which song of Antônio Carlos Jobim won the Grammy for Record of the Year in 1965?
Girl From Ipanema
What city was the first colonial capital of Brazil between 1549–1763?
Salvador
From what country did Brazil take the state of Acre in 1903?
Bolivia
Who became the first female president of Brazil in 2011, and was impeached in 2016?
Dilma Rousseff
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Jan 14, 2021
You misspelled elected.
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Jan 14, 2021
Fixed.