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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. natural resources
  2. Middle America
  3. plateau
  4. What landforms are in the Caribbean?
  5. Why are crops important?
  1. a Mexico and Central America
  2. b a raised area of flat land
  3. c coral and underwater mountains. Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Cuba are underwater mountains. Other, smaller islands are made of coral (skeletons of tine sea animals formed together).
  4. d things found in nature that people can use to meet needs
  5. e they sell them to make money - important to economy

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. minerals, oil, trees, lumber, fish, coffee, wheat, sugar cane, cotton, rice
  2. coffee and citrus fruits - need hot weather but not as much rain
  3. warm, wet climates = lush vegetation; cold, dry climates = very little vegetation
  4. L. American countries are trying to diversify economies. Building factories to make other products to sell; encouraging other jobs, such as farming other crops rather than relying on only one.
  5. longest river in South America; 2nd longest river in the world;

5 True/False questions

  1. elevationheight of land above sea level

          

  2. factors affecting climate?warm, wet climates = lush vegetation; cold, dry climates = very little vegetation

          

  3. resources found in Middle America?minerals, oil, trees, lumber, fish, coffee, wheat, sugar cane, cotton, rice

          

  4. climates in Latin Americatropical 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.

          

  5. vegetation in colder climates?exotic vegetation that needs hot, humid weather, such as bananas, cacao, sugar cane, rice