5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Amazon River
- Rio de Janeiro
- Urbanization of Argentina
- Taxing Drugs
- a rapid urban migration in developing countries. Latin America has already become the most urbanized region in the world
- b FARC makes $300 million per year from this
- c The second largest city in Brazil; it is a major port city and Brazil's former capital
- d A Brazilian holiday/festival that occurs four days before Lent in Rio de Janeiro.
- e the longest river in South America, flowing from the Andes Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean, located primarily across Brazil
5 Multiple choice questions
- Former president of Argentina, died Oct 27, 2010
president of Peru who suspended the nation's constitution to crush antigovernment guerillas and engineered his own election before fleeing the country
In 1809, the "Liberator," Simon Bolivar began the battle for independence, and after the Spanish defeat in 1824, Bolivia finally gained its hard-fough freedom in 1825.
- Tenant farmer in Colombia
- Chile. In 1973 he overthrew the government and most of the government was murdered. Over 15 years, he led a reign of terror. He dissolved congress, and banned other political parties, and over 85,000 citizens were murdered and others were tortured. And in 1989, he was voted out of office but still remained a military leader. He also wrote the Amnesty Law of 1978, exculpates any person who committed crimes between Sept. 11, 1973-March 10, 1978. He was arrested in the UK by a Spanish judge and died while under house arrest in Chile in 2006.
5 True/False questions
Population of Paraguay → rapid urban migration in developing countries. Latin America has already become the most urbanized region in the world
Galapagos Islands → a group of islands in the Pacific off South America; owned by Ecuador; known for unusual animal life where Darwin found the fiches that led him to the theory of evolution
2,653 miles → length of Chile
Easter Island →
ANNEXED 1888 TO CHILE, has hundreds of huge stone statues made of volcanic rock
Rafeal Correa → President of Ecuador