Presentation on theme: "Physical Geography of Latin America. Physical Features 1. What makes up Latin America? A. Middle America and the Caribbean B. Mexico, Central America,"— Presentation transcript:
Physical Features 1. What makes up Latin America? A. Middle America and the Caribbean B. Mexico, Central America, and South America C. Central America and the Caribbean D. Middle America, South America, and the Caribbean
ANSWER D. Middle America, South America, and the Caribbean
Physical Features Which is an example of an isthmus? A. The Yucatan of Mexico B. The Caribbean C. Panama D. South America
Physical Geography The Panama Canal was created to shorten travel time for ships going between – A. The Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea B. The Gulf of Panama and the Caribbean Sea C. The Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean D. The Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Panama
Physical Geography The canopy layer of the rain forest is – A. The umbrella-like covering of leaves B. The layer lowest to the ground C. Home to many types of rodents D. Very sparse, allowing light to reach the floor
Climate Regions How does elevation affect climate? A. More people live in higher elevations B. The higher the altitude, the cooler the climate C. Elevation does not affect climate D. There are cooler temperatures at low altitudes
B. The higher the altitude, the cooler the climate.
Climate Regions Which is true about the tierra helada? A. It is the lowest elevation B. It has the least amount of people C. Cold weather crops, such as potatoes, are grown. D. It has a moist, pleasant climate.
Climate Regions Which correctly lists the climate regions, from low to high elevation? Tierra - A. helada, templada, fria, caliente B. templada, helada, caliente, fria C. caliente, templada, fria, helada D. caliente, templada, helada, fria
Physical Geography Central America has many natural resources, but they are hard to transport because of – A. the gap between the rich and the poor B. the lack of a middle class C. the thick rain forests D. the active volcanoes