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5 Matching questions

  1. Including French Guiana, how many countries are in South America?
  2. What is the population of the Caribbean?
  3. What mineral resources are found in this region?
  4. maquiladoras
  5. What is NAFTA?
  1. a Small gold fields have been discovered throughout Central America. Jamaica has major deposits of bauxite. Cuba and the Dominican Republic produce nickel. Trinidad has oil.
  2. b about 36 million people as of 2000
  3. c special factories in Mexico owned mainly by American companies
  4. d North American Free Trade Agreement that lowered tariffs between Canada, Mexico, and the US.
  5. e 13

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. surrounding Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela
  2. in the 1530s
  3. Roman Catholic
  4. an ocean and weather pattern that causes the eastern Pacific Ocean to be colder than normal
  5. One of the region's greatest natural resources is the warm and sunny climate, which attracts millions of tourists. Fertile soils and rich fishing grounds are also natural resources found in the region.

5 True/False questions

  1. What is Mexico's most valuable natural resource?Many island leaders see tourism as the great hope for the future economic growth. Tourism takes land that could be used for farming and the jobs are mostly seasonal and have low pay, though. Tourism does bring needed jobs and reduces unemployment.

          

  2. What is the future of tourism in the region?Many island leaders see tourism as the great hope for the future economic growth. Tourism takes land that could be used for farming and the jobs are mostly seasonal and have low pay, though. Tourism does bring needed jobs and reduces unemployment.

          

  3. What kind of climate does the Patagonia have?about 36 million people as of 2000

          

  4. What are the main languages spoken in South America?Spanish, Portugese, Dutch, English, French, Quechua, Guarani, and Portunol

          

  5. What happened to Tenochtitlan when the Spaniards arrived?The Spaniards destroyed it and built Mexico City on the ruins.