Brazil Quiz Answers

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1. C - Brasilia has been the capital of Brazil since 1960.  Before then it was Rio de Janeiro.

2. B - 10 countries share their borders with Brazil.  Chile and Ecuador are the only two countries in South America that don't.

3. A - Feijoada is a traditional Brazilian stew made with black beans and meat.  It is often known as the national dish.

4. A - True.  Rio de Janeiro is the first South American city to host the Olympic Games.

5. A - Carioca is used in Rio to describe local people.

6. B - Zamba is an Argentinian folk dance. 

7. C - Brazil is has won the world cup a record five times and is the only team to have played in every tournament.

8. B - People can vote from the age of 16 in Brazil.

9. C - Bumba-meu-boi is a Brazilian festival based around a story about the death and resurrection of an ox.

10. C - The largest Japanese community outside Japan is in Brazil.