Statistics for Rio de Janeiro True or False?

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  • This quiz has been taken 80 times
  • The average score is 10 of 15

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
Rio is the capital of BrazilFalse
92%
More than one in five people in Rio live in favelas, or slumsTrue
85%
Rio annually hosts the world's largest CarnivalTrue
83%
Rio is the largest city in BrazilFalse
80%
Jorge Luis Borges, Lionel Messi and Pope Francis were all born in RioFalse
80%
Rio was once the capital of the Portuguese EmpireTrue
77%
Rio is further north than Cape TownTrue
72%
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro began his political career in RioTrue
65%
Rio is the oldest city in BrazilFalse
64%
Rio is the only city in the southern hemisphere to have hosted the Summer OlympicsFalse
61%
Rio's temperature in winter sometimes dips below freezing overnightFalse
60%
Rio sits at the mouth of the January River, from which it derives its nameFalse
52%
A majority of residents of Rio are blackFalse
48%
By ridership, Rio has the largest public bus network in the worldTrue
43%
Christ the Redeemer is the tallest statue of Jesus Christ in the worldFalse
37%

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