5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Galapagos Islands
- Alan Garcia
- Urban Civilization
- a 1/2 European & 1/2 Indian
- b civilization living in the cities
- c The current President of Peru.
- d Poor communities surrounding Venezuela's cities such as in Caracas
- e a group of islands in the Pacific off South America; owned by Ecuador; known for unusual animal life where Darwin found the fiches that led him to the theory of evolution
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Because of its long, narrow profile and position adjacent to the Pacific Ocean and Andes Mountains, Chile has a unique topography and climate. Northern Chile is home to the Atacama Desert, which has one of the lowest rainfall totals in the world.
By contrast, Santiago, is located midway along Chile's length and lies in a Mediterranean temperate valley between the coast mountains and the Andes. Santiago itself has hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The southern inland portion of the country is covered with forests while the coast is a maze of fjords, inlets, canals, peninsulas and islands. The climate in this area is cold and wet.
- He was the first to prove that the new world really was a distinct landmass, separate from Asia. After sailing around the southern tip of South America he sailed westward acrosst he Pacific and reached the Philippine Islands, claiming them for Spain. Killed there.
- State sponsored violence and terrorism in Argentina
- a shantytown in or near a city, esp. in Brazil; slum area.
- president/dictator of Venezuela
5 True/False Questions
Poorest country → Bolivia
Argentina Population → The December 2001 riots were a period of civil unrest and rioting in Argentina, which took place during December 2001, with the most violent incidents taking place on December 19 and December 20 in the capital, Buenos Aires.
Francisco Pizarro → civilization living in the cities
Amazon River → the longest river in South America, flowing from the Andes Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean, located primarily across Brazil
Dilma Roussef → cult leader who founded a colony in Guyana, a suicide-murder spree in a jungle religious commune, founded by Rev. Jim Jones, took the lives of about 900 members of the San Francisco-based People's Temple.