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5 Matching questions

  1. forest floor
  2. Mayan civilization
  3. the Andes
  4. rural decline
  5. traditional culture
  1. a the ground level of the rainforest
  2. b worsening economic conditions in the countryside including rising unemployment and growing poverty
  3. c customs and ways of life handed down by ancestors
  4. d the world's longest mountain range
  5. e ancient civilization found in Mexico and Central America

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture
  2. farming in which only enough food to feed one's family is produced
  3. natives to a particular area who have been dominated by others who came later
  4. the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat
  5. A statistical comparison created in 1990 by the UN to measure the development and quality of life in a nation by looking at life expectancy, education, GNP, and other standards of living

5 True/False questions

  1. clear cutRemoval of most trees in an area


  2. BrazilPortuguese-speaking South American country


  3. Lake Titicacathe world's highest navigable lake


  4. reforestationThe process of clearing the land of forests, often to make space for farms and ranches.


  5. Atacama Desertone of the world's driest places