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5 Matching questions

  1. factors affecting climate?
  2. What landforms are in South America
  3. climates in Latin America
  4. What is Latin America doing to solve this?
  5. 3 regions of Latin America?
  1. a 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.
  2. b 1) elevation 2) location (areas close to the Equator usually warmer than those farther south) 3) wind patterns (sea breezes in Caribbean help keep temperatures down)
  3. c Mountains, pampas, rain forest. Andes - 2nd highest in the world; pampas - Argentina and Uruguay; Amazon River Rainforest = 1/3 of S. America.
  4. d 1) Mexico and Central America 2) Caribbean 3) South America
  5. e tropical 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. longest river in South America; 2nd longest river in the world;
  2. things found in nature that people can use to meet needs
  3. warming in ocean waters on the west coast of S. America. Causes floods, droughts, and drives away fish. Felt around the world.
  4. Western hemisphere; south of United States
  5. a raised area of flat land

5 True/False questions

  1. pampasflat grassland regions commonly found in Argentina and Uruguay

          

  2. Why are waterways important in Latin America?Provide transportation; food from fishing; hydroelectric power. Needed for transportation b/c hard to build roads due to mountains and rural area.

          

  3. What landforms are in Mexico and Central America?Mountains, pampas, rain forest. Andes - 2nd highest in the world; pampas - Argentina and Uruguay; Amazon River Rainforest = 1/3 of S. America.

          

  4. problems with a 1 resource economy?a country's economy based almost completely on 1 resource or crop

          

  5. resources found in Caribbean?1) Middle America: lots of minerals 2) Mexico: minerals, oil, natural gas, trees/lumber 3) Central America: coffee, cotton, sugar cane, bananas