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Which of the following islands is NOT part of the Greater Antilles?
Of the following Caribbean countries, which one is the farthest north?
Where do the hurricanes that batter the Caribbean originate?
off the coast of West Africa
What practice was most responsible for the deforestation of the islands of the Caribbean?
sugarcane plantation agriculture
Which of these countries has the greatest population?
Which of these countries has the highest total fertility rate?
Which of these countries has the highest percentage of arable land?
Which of these countries has the largest number of Internet users?
Which of these countries is the poorest, as measured by per capita gross domestic product purchasing power parity
Which of these countries has the largest land area?
Which of these countries has the lowest life expectancy at birth?
Literacy is highest in which of these countries?
Which of these countries is the wealthiest, as measured by overall gross domestic product purchasing power parity?
Which of these countries has the largest number of mobile cellular telephones?
What is the Caribbean diaspora?
the economic flight of Caribbean peoples across the globe
Which U.S. city has become the destination of choice for Cubans migrating to the United States?
Which of the following areas received the largest number of slaves between 1492 and 1870?
the British Caribbean
allowed the perpetuation of African culture.
From which two world regions did the indentured workers of Suriname come?
South Asia and Java
What was the name of the official United States policy that held that the United States would not tolerate European military involvement in the Western Hemisphere?
the Monroe Doctrine
Which Caribbean country has no diplomatic relations with the U.S.?
What are remittances?
money sent back home to the Caribbean from migrants in the U.S.
Historically, coffee has been the most important crop in the Caribbean.
Which of these countries is not an island?
Which of these countries lies the farthest north?
Which of these countries share an island?
Haiti and Dominican Republic
Suriname is located between what two countries?
Guyana and French Guiana
If you were to sail due north from Jamaica, on which of these islands would you land?
From north to south, what is the proper order of these islands?
St. Kitts and Nevis, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, St. Lucia, Grenada
What country is directly to the west of Puerto Rico?
Which of these countries has the largest expanse of high-elevation land?
Which of these countries is not part of the Lesser Antilles?
whhich of these countries is not part of the Greater Antilles?
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