The Amazon River basin is the largest remaining rainforest on earth. This national treasure is located in 1.Chile. 2.Brazil. 3.Mexico. 4.Argentina.
Which poses the greatest threat to the environment? 1.drilling for oil 2.pollution of rivers 3.logging in the rain forest 4.growth of large industries
The relationship between the literacy rate and standard of living in Latin America is 1.Literacy rate has no affect on the standard of living. 2 The higher the literacy rate the higher the standard of living. 3 The standard of living is independent of literacy rate. 4. Low literacy rate creates a higher standard of living
One impact of the African Slave Trade included . 1.Further blending of ethnic groups in Latin America 2.More opportunities for Africans to own land 3.Less shipping between continents. 4. Africans brought their French and English languages to Latin America.
A lasting impact of the Cuban Revolution has been 1.Less political freedom for Cubans. 2.Less need for trade with other countries. 3.More leaders chosen by the people 4.More economic choices for the people.
1.Was once colonized by Spain and Portugal. 2.Was once totally ruled by Mexico. 3.Many refugees fled to Latin America after WWI. 4.Farmers were brought over from Spain and Portugal to help develop struggling crops. The primary languages of Latin America have become Spanish and Portuguese because this region.
Which industry benefited from the introduction of slavery in Brazil? 1.cotton 2.sugar 3.tobacco 4.mining
Which of the following terms BEST describes Cuba’s form of government today? 1.democracy 2.oligarchy 3.monarchy 4.dictatorship
In an attempt to relieve the overcrowding in urban slums and an exploding population, which country is cutting its rainforest to provide additional land for housing and agriculture? 1.Brazil 2.Argentina 3.Columbia 4.Mexico
Since 1996, the youth literacy rate has increased from 96% to 99% as has the arrival of many more informational technology opportunities. What type of relationship exists between this growth and that of literacy rates? 1.When literacy improves, so does informational technology. 2.When literacy improves, informational technology decreases. 3.When literacy decreases, informational technology increases. 4.There is no relationship between the two.
Most nations have their own currency, or money. Why would some nations, like Panama, choose to adopt another country’s currency, such as the U.S. dollar? 1.ease of trade 2.too poor to print own money 3.have their own stable banking system 4.owes money to U.S.
1.Bolivia. 2.Haiti. 3.Peru. 4.Mexico. Francois Dominique Touissant-Louverture led a revolt and helped gain independence for
What was the MOST LIKELY reason for the Spanish forces under the command of Hernan Cortes, though greatly out-manned, were able to easily defeat the mighty Aztec Empire? 1.The Spanish had superior weapons. 2.The Spanish had assistance from natives. 3.The Aztec revolted against Montezuma. 4.European diseases killed many Aztec.
What role did the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) play in the investment of new business? 1.Opened up additional markets 2.Set protective tariffs 3.Imposed a strict embargo 4.Restricted international trade
Which country has actively engaged in efforts to protect the primeval rainforests of South America in the last few years? 1.Venezuela 2.Ecuador 3.Brazil 4.Colombia
Mexico has an unfavorable balance of trade. This means that Mexico 1.Exports more than it imports. 2.Imports more than it exports. 3.Exports only manufactured goods. 4.Imports only agricultural products.
Where is the Atacama Desert one of the driest places on earth, located? 1.Mexico 2.Chile 3.Brazil 4.Cuba
Which country’s economy would be expected to experience the most benefit from additional training g in the oil industry? 1.Brazil 2.Canada 3.Argentina 4.Mexico
Hernan Cortes and Francisco Pizarro were 1.Mexicans. 2.Peruvians. 3.Europeans. 4.Aztec.
In the 1500’s, Aztecs were conquered. Their gold was sent to Europe. Soon after, horses began to arrive from Europe. This is an example of 1.Free trade. 2.The Columbian Exchange. 3.The spread of Christianity. 4.A democracy.
What three areas were MOST impacted from the triangle trade? 1.Europe, Asia, and Africa 2.Africa, Europe, and the Americas 3.Australia, Asia, and Europe 4.Asia, the Americas, and Africa
Why were Africans used to replace enslaved Native Americans? 1.Africans were strong and could handle the work. 2.Africans worked well with Native Americans. 3.Africans were skilled farmers and metalworkers. 4.Africans were skilled at building houses and barns.
What continent is currently the leading producer of coffee? 1.Europe 2.Africa 3.South America 4.Asia
How are the histories of the United States and Haiti similar? 1.They were both British colonies. 2.They were both strongly influenced by the French. 3.They both have a long tradition of democracy. 4. They both gained independence from an imperialist power
Who led independence movements in South America? 1.Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costillo 2.Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin 3.Francois Dominique Toussaint-Louverture 4.Felix Calleja and Charles Leclerc