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5 Matching questions

  1. natural resources
  2. isthmus
  3. vegetation in tropical wet climates?
  4. one-resource economy
  5. resources found in Middle America?
  1. a a strip of land with water on both sides; joins 2 larger bodies of water. Ex: Central America
  2. b 1) Middle America: lots of minerals 2) Mexico: minerals, oil, natural gas, trees/lumber 3) Central America: coffee, cotton, sugar cane, bananas
  3. c things found in nature that people can use to meet needs
  4. d exotic vegetation that needs hot, humid weather, such as bananas, cacao, sugar cane, rice
  5. e a country's economy based almost completely on 1 resource or crop

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. coffee and citrus fruits - need hot weather but not as much rain
  2. Mexico and Central America
  3. electric power made by rushing water
  4. a raised area of flat land
  5. Mountains, pampas, rain forest. Andes - 2nd highest in the world; pampas - Argentina and Uruguay; Amazon River Rainforest = 1/3 of S. America.

5 True/False questions

  1. What landforms are in Mexico and Central America?mountains and plateaus; Mexico's central plateau has most of its people; between 2 mountains. Central America is an isthmus

          

  2. climate affects vegetation?tropical wet with hot, humid, rainy weather year-round; tropical wet and dry with hot weather, but shorter rainy season; Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay = humid sub-tropical climate: hot, wet summers + cool, damp winters. Patagonia - colder and dry.

          

  3. climates in Latin Americatropical wet with hot, humid, rainy weather year-round; tropical wet and dry with hot weather, but shorter rainy season; Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay = humid sub-tropical climate: hot, wet summers + cool, damp winters. Patagonia - colder and dry.

          

  4. diversifywarming in ocean waters on the west coast of S. America. Causes floods, droughts, and drives away fish. Felt around the world.

          

  5. What landforms are in the Caribbean?coral and underwater mountains. Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Cuba are underwater mountains. Other, smaller islands are made of coral (skeletons of tine sea animals formed together).

          

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