Which large river flows through Rio de Janeiro? ("rio" is Portuguese for "river")

Janeiro
La Plata
Corcovado
None
Por­tuguese were the Eu­ro­peans who en­coun­tered Gua­n­abara Bay on January 1,1502. They took it for a large river, which they named "Rio de Janeiro" ("­Jan­uary River"). Later it was dis­cov­ered, that the presumed river was in fact a gulf, but the name re­mained.

Answers distribution

Janeiro
La Plata
Corcovado
None
answers
flagLithuania
20%
4%
4%
72%
25
flagthe United Arab Emirates
18%
6%
9%
66%
33
flagAustria
25%
7%
3%
64%
56
flagSpain
30%
6%
0%
64%
50
flagItaly
25%
6%
5%
61%
86
flagthe Netherlands
21%
17%
4%
56%
88
flagthe United Kingdom
29%
11%
3%
55%
505
flagUkraine
27%
12%
4%
53%
66
flagthe United States
25%
13%
8%
51%
318
flagGermany
31%
8%
8%
51%
253
flagPoland
29%
15%
5%
47%
17273
flagSweden
43%
4%
4%
47%
46
flagFrance
36%
13%
6%
43%
44
flagDenmark
21%
25%
9%
43%
32
flagRussia
32%
18%
6%
40%
50
flagCanada
33%
11%
16%
38%
42
flagNorway
32%
21%
8%
37%
37
flagRepublic of Ireland
40%
12%
8%
36%
49
flagUnknown
41%
18%
7%
32%
857
flagIndia
42%
21%
15%
21%
33

Gender

men45%
women47%
Janeiro
33%
30%
La Plata
15%
15%
Corcovado
5%
5%
None
45%
47%

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