5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- When did the Spaniards, under Francisco Pizarro, conquer the Incas?
- Including French Guiana, how many countries are in South America?
- What is the future of tourism in the region?
- Name and describe the five elevation zones of the Andes are.
- Where do most Central American Indians live?
- a in the 1530s
- b 13
- 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 Many island leaders see tourism as the great hope for the future economic growth. Tourism takes land that could be used for farming and the jobs are mostly seasonal and have low pay, though. Tourism does bring needed jobs and reduces unemployment.
- e Guatemala
5 Multiple choice questions
- Factories and cars that release chemicals and toxins into the air cause air pollution.
- a semiarid and arid climate
- They are along South America's Pacific Coast.
- a type of tree from which we get cocoa beans
- a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
5 True/False questions
bauxite → mineral that is the ore from which aluminum is made
What were the main crops of Mexico's early people? → There aren't many and there is no major river system.
What is NAFTA? → North American Free Trade Agreement that lowered tariffs between Canada, Mexico, and the US.
When did people first enter South America? → more than 5,000 years ago
What happened to Tenochtitlan when the Spaniards arrived? → The Spaniards destroyed it and built Mexico City on the ruins.