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Latin America Beyond Question Review Game
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
3.logging in the rain forest
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
2 The higher the literacy rate the higher the 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.
1.Further blending of ethnic groups in 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.Less political freedom for Cubans.
The primary languages of Latin America have become Spanish and Portuguese because this region. 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.
1.Was once colonized by Spain and Portugal.
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.
1.When literacy improves, so does informational technology.
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.ease of trade
Francois Dominique Touissant- Louverture led a revolt and helped gain independence for 1.Bolivia. 2.Haiti. 3.Peru. 4.Mexico.
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.
1.The Spanish had superior weapons.
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
a.Opened up additional markets
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.
2.Imports more than it exports.
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.
2.The Columbian Exchange.
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
2.Africa, Europe, and the Americas
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.
3.Africans were skilled farmers and metalworkers.
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
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
2.Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin
Which of the following BEST describes the differences between nationalism and internationalism? 1.Nationalism is concerned with peace. Internationalism is concerned with war. 2.Nationalism is loyalty to someone else’s nation. Internationalism is loyalty to common goals and ideas. 3.Nationalism is concerned with human rights. Internationalism is concerned with animal rights. 4.Nationalism is loyalty to the goals of one’s nation. Internationalism is loyalty to the goals of all nations.
The Soviet Union agreed to remove missiles from Cuba after 1.The United States invaded Cuba at Playa Giron. 2.The United States threatened to install missiles in Turkey. 3.The United States imposed a trade embargo on Cuba. 4.The United States agreed to remove missiles from Turkey.
How have the activities of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation changed the lives of people in Chiapas? 1.The indigenes and peasants of Chiapas have started their own health and education programs. 2.Politicians have started learning Mayan in order to better understand the people of Chiapas. 3.Public opinion throughout the world has asked for the Mexican army to invade Chiapas. 4.The Mexican government has given every peasant in Chiapas forty acres and a mule.
1.The indigenes and peasants of Chiapas have started their own health and education programs.
Since the 1950’s, Latin Americans have been moving to the cities in larger numbers. Which statement BEST explains the importance of literacy in the city? –There are more paintings and places to hear music in the city than the country. –There are more mestizos and cultural diffusion in city jobs than in rural jobs. –There is a greater need to grow food and raise cattle in rural areas. –There is a greater need to read and write in city jobs than in rural jobs.
One thing that mestizos in Mexico and people of African ancestry in Haiti have in common is 1.The Spanish language. 2.The Catholic religion. 3.The Protestant religion. 4.The French language.
2.The Catholic religion.
A leading cause of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is 1.Mining 2.Air pollution 3.Cattle ranching 4.Tribal conflicts
As with any small island country, Cuba has fewer natural resources than countries such as Brazil. This affects their trade in that Cuba 1.Exports only manufactured products. 2.Should import fewer products. 3.Needs to import more products. 4.Does not import or export.
3.Needs to import more products.
Latin America is ethnically diverse because of a blending of 1.Indigenous Americans, Asians, Africans. 2.Indigenous Americans, Asians, and Europeans. 3.Indigenous Americans, Europeans, and Africans. 4.Europeans, Africans, and Asians
3.Indigenous Americans, Europeans, and Africans.
Which country had the most significant impact on the language and religion of Latin America and the Caribbean? 1.Britain. 2.France. 3.Spain. 4.Portugal.
NAFTA is an example of which pattern of behavior among or between countries? 1.Imposing trade tariffs. 2.Settling disputes. 3.Forming trade agreements. 4.Establishing trade quotas.
3.Forming trade agreements.
The literacy rate for the region of Latin America is 90%. In the country of Haiti, the literacy rate is 51%. Which statement best reflects these factors of economic growth in Haiti? 1.Haiti’s low investment in human capital lowers the GDP per capita. 2.Haiti has greater opportunity for other capital investments than education. 3.Haiti’s GDP per capita would decrease if there was more investment in human capital. 4.Haiti’s high investment in human capital lowers the GDP per capita.
1.Haiti’s low investment in human capital lowers the GDP per capita.
Part of the Columbian Exchange between Europe and the Americas included the 1.Movement of many indigenous Americans to Europe. 2.Movement of goods on shipping routes across the Pacific. 3.Introduction of new crops to Europe and the Americas. 4.Introduction of mass production and factory buildings to the Americas.
3.Introduction of new crops to Europe and the Americas.
The African slave trade grew because European nations wanted the captured Africans 1.to work in the new factories. 2.to replace the labor of the serfs. 3.to work on the plantations in their colonies. 4.to increase the number of soldiers in their armies.
3.to work on the plantations in their colonies.
The religion practiced and languages spoken throughout much of Latin America are similar because the people were 1.From the same indigenous group 2.From the same country in Asia 3.Colonized by the same countries 4.One independent nation
3.Colonized by the same countries
Miguel Hidalgo is best known as the Father of Independence in 1.Bolivia 2.Haiti 3.Mexico 4.Venezuela