5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- problems with a 1 resource economy?
- vegetation in tropical wet + dry climates?
- What landforms are in the Caribbean?
- resources found in Caribbean?
- a country can loose money if something happens to that resource (weather destroys a crop; prices drop; demand slows down) - the economy can suffer. Ex: Chile leads world in producing copper. When copper prices are high, Chile's economy is strong; when copper prices drop, country looses money and jobs when the mines fire workers.
- b 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).
- c flat grassland regions commonly found in Argentina and Uruguay
- d coffee and citrus fruits - need hot weather but not as much rain
- e sugar cane, coffee, bananas, cacao, citrus fruits (oranges, lemons, papayas, etc); bauxite (Jamaica), nickel (Cuba, Dominican Republic); oil (Trinidad)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- to add variety or different items
- 1) Middle America: lots of minerals 2) Mexico: minerals, oil, natural gas, trees/lumber 3) Central America: coffee, cotton, sugar cane, bananas
- a raised area of flat land
- electric power made by rushing water
- a strip of land with water on both sides; joins 2 larger bodies of water. Ex: Central America
5 True/False Questions
3 regions of Latin America? → Western hemisphere; south of United States
What is Latin America doing to solve this? → L. American countries are trying to diversify economies. Building factories to make other products to sell; encouraging other jobs, such as farming other crops rather than relying on only one.
Why are crops important? → electric power made by rushing water
Amazon River → dense evergreen forest - abundant rainfall year-round; located in Amazon River Basin
economy → the ways that goods and services are produced and made available to people