5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- climates in Latin America
- Why are waterways important in Latin America?
- What landforms are in South America
- a 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.
- b small rivers and streams that flow into a larger river
- c a raised area of flat land
- d Mountains, pampas, rain forest. Andes - 2nd highest in the world; pampas - Argentina and Uruguay; Amazon River Rainforest = 1/3 of S. America.
- e Provide transportation; food from fishing; hydroelectric power. Needed for transportation b/c hard to build roads due to mountains and rural area.
5 Multiple choice questions
- coffee and citrus fruits - need hot weather but not as much rain
- 1) elevation 2) location (areas close to the Equator usually warmer than those farther south) 3) wind patterns (sea breezes in Caribbean help keep temperatures down)
- a country's economy based almost completely on 1 resource or crop
- 1) Mexico and Central America 2) Caribbean 3) South America
- longest river in South America; 2nd longest river in the world;
5 True/False questions
hydroelectricity → electric power made by rushing water
Rain forest → dense evergreen forest - abundant rainfall year-round; located in Amazon River Basin
diversify → flat grassland regions commonly found in Argentina and Uruguay
natural resources → things found in nature that people can use to meet needs
Why are crops important? → Western hemisphere; south of United States