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Sertão: Quiz


Question 1: Two major ________ cross the sertão, the Rio Jaguaribe and the Rio Piranhas further east.
StreamRiverEstuaryDrainage basin

Question 2: The term "sertanejo" is similar to the generic use of "cowboy" in the ________.
AlaskaPhilippinesUnited StatesCanada

Question 3: In ________, the sertão (Portuguese term for backcountry or backlands) once referred to the vast hinterland of Brazil away from the Atlantic coastal regions where the Portuguese first settled in South America.
MozambiquePortugalBrazilEast Timor

Question 4: In modern terms, "sertão" refers to the semi-arid region in Northeastern Brazil comprising parts of the states of ________, Bahia, Pernambuco, Paraíba, Rio Grande do Norte, Ceará and Piauí.
MaceióSergipeAlagoasRio Grande do Sul

Question 5: In the north, the sertão extends to the northern coastal plains of Rio Grande Do Norte state, whilst in the south it fades out in the northern fringe of ________.
Minas GeraisBahiaSão Paulo (state)Belo Horizonte


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