5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is the world's largest tropical humid climate region?
- What are the problems associated with air pollution?
- Describe the climate in Central America and the Caribbean.
- a a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
- b the Amazon River Basin
- c Tropical wet and dry climates are typical. Temperatures seldom vary more than 10 degrees Fahrenheit between summer and winter. During winter, high pressure generally brings dry weather. A summer rainy season results when low pressure cells begin to move north across the region.
- d large slums that surround major cities (in Brazil)
- e Factories and cars that release chemicals and toxins into the air cause air pollution.
5 Multiple choice questions
- an elevated plain between the two great ranges that the Andes divide into
- a large plains area in Northeastern Colombia and western Venezuela
- muskets, horses, and diseases
- desire for gold and silver
5 True/False questions
Where do most Central American Indians live? → bananas, sugar, cotton, and cocoa beans
Describe and locate the main languages spoken in the Caribbean. → Spanish is spoken in Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. English is also an official language in Puerto Rico. French and Creole are official languages of Haiti. Creole is a blend of European, African, or Caribbean Indian languages. In Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles, many people speak Papamiento. This creole language combines elements of Spanish, Dutch, and Portugese.
What did the Portugese establish as the key crop in what is now Brazil? → about 36 million people as of 2000
Name and describe the five elevation zones of the Andes are. → One of the region's greatest natural resources is the warm and sunny climate, which attracts millions of tourists. Fertile soils and rich fishing grounds are also natural resources found in the region.
What effects have earthquakes had on the city? → They are along South America's Pacific Coast.