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Practice Exercise 02 - Brazil

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  1. ___ nearly half of the continent of South America, Brazil is the largest of the Latin American countries.
     Covering     Covered     Cover
  2. Brazil is a Federative Republic ___ twenty-six states and a Federal District.
     made up of     made up by     made up with
  3. According to national statistics, in 1996 ___ population reached 153.6 million inhabitants.  the Brazil     the Brazil's     Brazil's
  4. Brazil is the only ___ country in South America.
     Portuguese-spoke     Portuguese-speaking     Portuguese-speak
  5. There's ___ official religion in Brazil. The Brazilian Constitution guarantees absolute freedom of religion.
     no     none     not
  6. There ___ five climatic regions in Brazil: equatorial, tropical, semi-arid, highland tropical and subtropical.
     has been     has     are
  7. It ___ that Brazilians are one of the most racially mixed peoples in the world.
     believed     believes     is believed
  8. Seasons in Brazil are the reverse of ___ in the US and Europe.  that     these     those
  9. Brazil possesses rich minerals and soil; however, the country's resources have yet ___ .
     to be surveyed     be surveyed     to be surveying
  10. Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, is the seat of Government, ___ the Executive, Legislative and Judiciary Powers.
     house     housing     housed
  11. Sao Paulo, the country's leading manufacturing and financial center, is ___ largest city in Brazil.  the     a     an
  12. ___ suffering the effects of human intervention, the Amazon Forest and the Pantanal Mato-Grossense are two of the largest wildlife reservations on earth.  Although     But     In spite
  13. Much of what is characteristically Brazilian in music, folklore and cuisine ___ in the Northeastern region of Brazil.  originating     originated     origin
  14. During Carnival, Rio de Janeiro receives a great number of tourists ___ want to participate in this great festival.  which     whom     who
  15. The most popular sport in Brazil is soccer, but volleyball, basketball and tennis are also ___ popular.  fair     quietly     quite
  16. Car racing ___ in popularity with Emerson Fittipaldi, Nelson Piquet and Ayrton Senna.  have also grown     has also grown     had also grown
  17. Brazilians are also known by their music and rhythm. ___ typical popular music is the Samba.  The most     The more     Most
  18. ___ there's one dish that is typically Brazilian, it is Feijoada.  If     Whether     So
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 1. Covering

 2. made up of

 3. Brazil's

 4. Portuguese-speaking

 5. no

 6. are

 7. is believed

 8. those

 9. to be surveyed

10. housing

11. the

12. although

13. originated

14. who

15. quite

16. has also grown

17. The most

18. If