5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Name and describe the five elevation zones of the Andes are.
- Describe the natural resources of the region.
- Where are the Andes Mountains?
- What kind of climate does the Patagonia have?
- a a semiarid and arid climate
- b 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.
- c *Tierra helada- above 16,000 feet (permanently covered with snow)
*Paramo- 10,000 to 16,000 feet (potatoes, grasslands and hardy shrubs, grazing)
*Tierra fria- 6,000 to 10,000 feet (potatoes, wheat, oats, barley, beans, corn, rye)
*tierra templada- 3,000 to 6,000 feet (coffee, corn, wheat, cotton, potatoes, sugar cane, tobacco)
*tierra cliente- sea level to 3,000 feet (bananas, cacao, rice, sugar cane)
- d mineral that is the ore from which aluminum is made
- e They are along South America's Pacific Coast.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 1. Greater Mexico City
2. Central Mexico
3. Gulf Lowlands and Southern Mexico
4. Northern Mexico
- Spanish, Portugese, Dutch, English, French, Quechua, Guarani, and Portunol
- about 36 million people as of 2000
- Mexico City has too few jobs so many people live in shacks without electricity and running water. Mexico City also suffers from terrible air pollution. Parts of southern Mexico have inadequate schools and poorly developed telephone communication and transportation.
5 True/False questions
Where do most Central American Indians live? → Guatemala
Name 3 factors that explain Mexico's climate. → 1. Pacific subtropical high pressure cell
2. northeast tradewinds
What are the Greater Antilles and Lesser Antilles? → The Greater Antilles include the large islands of Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico. They also include the some 700 islands that make up the Bahamas. The Lesser Antilles include more than 20 small island countries and territories. The Greater and Lesser Antilles are the major island groups of the West Indies.
Describe the climate in Central America and the Caribbean. → 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.
La nina → mineral that is the ore from which aluminum is made