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Rio de Janeiro City Trivia

Can you guess these facts about the city of Rio de Janeiro?
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Last updated: June 5, 2024
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First submittedAugust 21, 2020
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Event that Rio de Janeiro hosted in 2016
Summer Olympics
Planned city that replaced Rio de Janeiro as the nation's capital in 1960
Brasília
Famous statue that is declared as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World
Christ the Redeemer
Rio's two famous beaches
Copacabana
Ipanema
Famous mountain with a cable car
Sugarloaf
Term for the shanty towns or slums around the city
Favela
Brazilian movie about two kids who take different paths in life in those areas of the city;
one becoming a photographer, and the other a kingpin
City of God
Meaning of the city's name in English
River of January
This stadium, which is the largest in Brazil, has hosted two FIFA World Cup finals
Maracanã
Demonym used to refer to anything related to the City of Rio de Janeiro
Carioca
Small oceanic bay that Rio borders to its east
Guanabara Bay
Island in that bay on which Rio's international airport is located
Governador Island
Van Diesel-Paul Walker racing 2011 movie
Fast Five
Rio de Janeiro became the capital of this country in 1808
Portugal
Relaxed style of samba music that originated in Rio's South Zone in the 1950s
Bossa Nova
Rio's celebration of this festival, held for five days before Ash Wednesday,
is the world's biggest
Carnival
Type of animal that the protagonist of the animated movie "Rio" is
Macaw
Nation's top oil-company based in Rio
Petrobras
Neighbourhood with Latin America's most expensive price per residential square meter
Leblon
1 Comments
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Level 43
Sep 19, 2022
Maybe consider accept Tom Jobim? It’s how he’s most known in Brazil.