Statistics for History of Brazil

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    (126 since last reset)
  • The average score is 15 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What country colonized Brazil between 1500–1815?Portugal
99%
What was abolished in 1888?Slavery
98%
What major event has Brazil won five times and hosted twice?FIFA World Cup
97%
What major event did Brazil host in 2016?Summer Olympics
97%
What was the capital of Brazil before it was moved to Brasília in 1960?Rio de Janeiro
95%
What statue became one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007?Christ the {Redeemer}
94%
What social media company did Eduardo Saverin co-found with Mark Zuckerberg?Facebook
91%
What neighboring country lost more than half of its male population after a bloody
war with Brazil and its allies in 1870?
Paraguay
90%
What country gained independence from Brazil in 1825?Uruguay
88%
From what country did Brazil take the state of Acre in 1903?Bolivia
75%
What controversial president was elected in 2019?Jair Bolsonaro
72%
What crop became the base of the Brazilian economy, starting in the 16th century?Sugar
71%
Which song of Antônio Carlos Jobim won the Grammy for Record of the Year in 1965?Girl From {Ipanema}
67%
What Brazilian supermodel married to Tom Brady in 2009?Gisele Bündchen
63%
What three-time Formula One champion died racing in 1994?Ayrton Senna
60%
Which president was sentenced to 12 years in prison for corruption in 2018?Lula da Silva
60%
What name was shared by the two emperors Brazil had between 1822–1889?Pedro
57%
Who became the first female president of Brazil in 2011, and was impeached in 2016?Dilma Rousseff
53%
What city was the first colonial capital of Brazil between 1549–1763?Salvador
50%
What oil company was caught laundering money and bribing Brazilian government
officials in 2014, such as the above?
Petrobras
42%

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