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What does the 1 st “ A ” in N A FTA stand for?. American. With what country/area do all these items refer to…. Miguel Hidalgo, Aztecs, Chihuahua, & Mariachis Spain Brazil Mexico Central America. C. Mexico. Literacy Rate. What RELIGION is practiced in MOST Latin American

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What does the 1st

“A”

in NAFTA stand for?


American


With what country/area

do all these items refer

to….

Miguel Hidalgo, Aztecs,

Chihuahua, & Mariachis

  • Spain

  • Brazil

  • Mexico

  • Central America


C. Mexico


Literacy

Rate


What RELIGION is

practiced in MOST

Latin American

countries?

  • Buddhism

  • Roman Catholic

  • Judaism

  • Islam


B. Roman

Catholic


What ancient Indian civilization built pyramids like these in what is now Mexico?

A. Aztecs

B. Incas

C. Mayas

D. Olmecs


A. Aztecs


Mexico

experiences ALL

of the following

natural disasters

EXCEPT…

  • Hurricanes

  • Volcanoes

  • Earthquakes

  • Typhoons


D. Typhoons


What

does the

“N” in

NAFTA

stand

for?


North


What

Does

GDP

Stand

for?


Gross

Domestic

Product


ALL of the

following

countries are

part of NAFTA

EXCEPT….

  • Mexico

  • Brazil

  • Canada

  • United States


B. Brazil


Only ONE statement

about Mexico is FALSE.

Which is it?

  • Hernando Cortes conquered the Aztec Indians.

  • Mexico has water on 2 sides, mountains, & a central plateau.

  • Mexico has an abundance of clean drinking water.

  • Overcrowding and unemployment plague Mexico.


C. Mexico has an

abundance

of clean

drinking water.


Which European

country MOST

influenced the

development of

Brazilian culture?

  • Russia

  • Spain

  • Italy

  • Portugal


Which group of

Indians established

their capital at

Tenochtitlan (now

Mexico City)?

  • Aztecs

  • Incas

  • Mayas

  • Eskimos


A. Aztecs


How large is Big

Bad Brazil

compared to

the other

countries

of the world?

A. 2nd largest

B. 3rd largest

C. 4th largest

D. 5th largest


D. 5th Largest


ONLY one statement below is accurate. Which is it?

  • France colonized Brazil while Portugal colonized Mexico.

  • Mexico colonized France while Brazil colonized Portugal.

  • Portugal colonized Brazil while Spain colonized Mexico.

  • Spain colonized Brazil while Portugal colonized Mexico.


C. Portugal colonized Brazil while Spain colonized Mexico.


Which

DEMOGRAPHIC

tells the

approximate age

a person within a

country can

expect to live?


Life Expectancy


Which of the following

statements is TRUE?

  • Deforestation has threatened the ecosystems of plants and animal species.

  • Deforestation contributes to global warming.

  • Deforestation has pushed people out of their homelands.

  • ALL of the Above


D. ALL of the Above


Which INTEREST

GROUP has lived in

the rainforests for

thousands of years?

  • Settlers

  • Rubber Tappers

  • Environmentalists

  • Native Amazonians


D. Native

Amazonians


What is the

MOST common

language spoken

in Latin

America?

  • French

  • English

  • Portuguese

  • Spanish


D. Spanish


What does the “T” in NAFTA stand for?


Trade


Other than South America, name a CONTINENT home to tropical rain forests…


Africa, Asia & Australia


What % of the

Earth’s surface

is covered by

tropical rain

forests?

  • Less than 10%

  • 25%

  • About 50%

  • Over 70%


A. Less than 10%


Rainforests are known as the “------ of the Earth.”

A. HeartC. Lungs

B. BrainD. Lake Titicaca


C. Lungs


Which statement concerning

rain forests is accurate?

  • They change ozone into carbon dioxide.

  • They change oxygen into nitrous oxide.

  • They change carbon dioxide into oxygen.

  • They change oxygen into carbon dioxide.


C. They change carbon dioxide into oxygen.


What term

refers to

the cutting

down of

trees?


Deforestation


Complete the

analogy….

NAFTA is to North

America as ?????? is

to Europe.

  • NATO

  • The European Union

  • The Warsaw Pact

  • The Soviet Union


B. The European Union


Which geographic region

of Latin America is home

to a fertile grassland

where many farmers

raise livestock for a

living?

  • Patagonia

  • Plateau of Mexico

  • Amazon Basin

  • Pampas


D. Pampas


Which interest group

is MOST interested in

trees (as they depend

on them to make $)?

  • Environmentalists

  • Rubber Tappers

  • Native Amazonians

  • Settlers


B. Rubber

Tappers


Which INTEREST

GROUP consists of

scientists, scholars,

lawyers, business leaders,

and church groups?

  • Environmentalists

  • Rubber Tappers

  • Native Amazonians

  • Settlers


A. Environmentalists


“The beef industry is a huge business responsible for generating millions of dollars! No government regulation should be put into effect that will limit our ability to make a profit.”

This is the point of view of

which INTEREST GROUP?

  • Environmentalists

  • Government Leaders

  • Ranchers

  • Settlers


C. Ranchers


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