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Australia... or Brazil?

For each statement, guess whether it applies to Australia, Brazil or both.
Inspired by 'Greenland... or Iceland?' quizz by Underneath
Quiz by dadoleon
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Last updated: February 28, 2020
First submittedFebruary 28, 2020
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1. Has tropical, temperate, and semiarid climate
Australia
Brazil
Both
2. Has a 'green and yellow' soccer team t-shirt
Australia
Brazil
Both
Not only for soccer, but the 'green and yellow' t-shirts are quite similar for both countries in many sports.
3. Has over than 85% of its population living in urban areas
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Brazil
Both
According to IndexMundi (2018), the urban population in percent is 86.1% to Australia and 86.57% to Brazil.
4. Had devastating fires to its nature in 2019
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Brazil
Both
Australia and Brazil had long fire seasons in 2019, representing the most devastating bushfires in the history of Australia and also the most devastating wildfire in Brazil's history.
5. Is a Commonwealth member
Australia
Brazil
Both
Australia is an original member of the Commonwealth.
6. Became a sovereign country before the 1900s
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Brazil proclamed its independence on September 7th, 1822. Australia became an independent nation on January 1st, 1901.
7. Recognizes nationality by birth (when someone is born in the country automatically becomes a citizen)
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Australia recognizes citizenship by descent only. Brazil recognizes both, by birth and by descent.
8. Has more than 500 airports
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Both
Australia has approximately 480 airports, while Brazil has approximately 4,093 airports.
9. Is home to the largest Japanese community living outside Japan
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Brazil
Brazil has over 1.5 million citizens of Japanese origin living in its territory, only in São Paulo they are over 400,000 inhabitants.
10. Has a greater east-west distance
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Brazil
Brazilian east-west distance is 4,330 km (2,690 mi), while Australia's is 4,030 km (2,500 mi).
11. Has a GDP in trillions of dollars
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In 2018, according to Worldometers, Australia had a GDP of 1.3 trillion and Brazil had a GDP of 2.05 trillion.
12. Has the largest sand island in the world
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Brazil
The largest sand island in the world is Fraser Island, in Australia.
13. Is home to 21 of the world’s 25 most venomous snakes
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Brazil
Both
14. Is home to the golden lancehead vipers, one of the deadliest snakes in the world
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Both
Ilha da Queimada Grande (aka Snake Island), in the state of São Paulo, is considered the most dangerous acreage on the planet, home to over 4,000 golden lancehead vipers.
15. Has the longest national highway in the world
Australia
Brazil
Australia's Highway 1 is a network of highways that circumnavigate the country, joining all mainland state capitals at a total length of approximately 14,500 km (9,000 mi).
16. Has the largest living structure on Earth
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Brazil
The Great Barrier Reef is the largest living structure on Earth. Stretching for 1,429 miles over an area of approximately 133,000 square miles, the Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the world.
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Level 23
Mar 15, 2021
Great quiz!
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Level 54
Mar 22, 2021
Glad to know that you enjoyed the quiz. Cheers!