5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Venezuelan oil
- Rio de Janeiro
- Cristina & Nestor Kirchner
- Simon Bolivar
- a found off the coast, can make them RICH!
In 1809, the "Liberator," Simon Bolivar began the battle for independence, and after the Spanish defeat in 1824, Bolivia finally gained its hard-fough freedom in 1825.
- c The second largest city in Brazil; it is a major port city and Brazil's former capital
- d A Brazilian holiday/festival that occurs four days before Lent in Rio de Janeiro.
- e The current President of Argentina (Cristina). Nestor died last year of heart attack, former president.
5 Multiple choice questions
ANNEXED 1888 TO CHILE, has hundreds of huge stone statues made of volcanic rock
- myths, urban living, family, machismo, marianismo
- The current President of Peru.
- civilization living in the cities
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Drug Related Violence in Colombia → Plan Colombia sharply increased US support to the Colombian military and the National Police, bringing with it a wide variety of military and intelligence related hardware and training, all with the goal of assisting the Government of Colombia in their efforts to resist the depredations of narcotics terrorists.
Argentina Population → Argentina is a land of immigrants. The majority of its people descend from early Spanish and Italian immigrants. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries immigrants from many parts of Europe arrived in the country. 3% of Argentina's population is native indian or meztizo, the rest of the population is white. As of July 2001, Argentina's estimated population is 37,384,816.
Mestizo → 1/2 European & 1/2 Indian
Argentinazo → 1/2 European & 1/2 Indian
Juan & Eva Peron → was the second wife of President Juan Perón (1895-1974) and served as the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952.