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5 Matching questions

  1. hydroelectricity
  2. resources found in Caribbean?
  3. pampas
  4. isthmus
  5. Where is Latin America?
  1. a Western hemisphere; south of United States
  2. b a strip of land with water on both sides; joins 2 larger bodies of water. Ex: Central America
  3. c flat grassland regions commonly found in Argentina and Uruguay
  4. d electric power made by rushing water
  5. e sugar cane, coffee, bananas, cacao, citrus fruits (oranges, lemons, papayas, etc); bauxite (Jamaica), nickel (Cuba, Dominican Republic); oil (Trinidad)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. to add variety or different items
  2. coffee and citrus fruits - need hot weather but not as much rain
  3. 1) Mexico and Central America 2) Caribbean 3) South America
  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. exotic vegetation that needs hot, humid weather, such as bananas, cacao, sugar cane, rice

5 True/False questions

  1. economythe ways that goods and services are produced and made available to people


  2. one-resource economythe ways that goods and services are produced and made available to people


  3. climate affects vegetation?warm, wet climates = lush vegetation; cold, dry climates = very little vegetation


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


  5. Amazon Riverlongest river in South America; 2nd longest river in the world;