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1 HIST-WG Singleton WG Unit 3 Quiz [Exam ID:2KDA0G] Scan Number:240 1 The country highlighted in black is A Bolivia B Brazil C Chile D Argentina 2 What coastal desert extends from the Andes to the Pacific Ocean, is rainless, and is made up of lava flow and sand? F Sierra Madres G Pampas H Atacama J Amazon

2 3 This is the largest of the ruined cities in the ancient Mayan civilization. It is located in Guatemala in a lowland rainforest and is known as A Sierra Madre B Tikal C Tenochtitlan D Machu Picchu 4 The two predominantly spoken languages in South America are Spanish and F German G Portuguese H French J Italian

3 5 The country highlighted in black is A El Salvador B Mexico C Guatemala D Nicaragua 6 The ancient city pictured above is F Mecca G Angkor Wat H Hagia Sophia J Machu Picchu 7 Which waterway is the largest in the world? A Mississippi River B Nile C Amazon D Rio Grande

4 8 Mexico, Canada and the United States have a trade agreement in which no import or export tax is paid by one country to another. What is the name of this agreement? F EU G GDP H NAFTA J NATO 9 Which land feature is shown in the photo? A Plateau B Pampas C Lowlands D Volcano 10 The largest city in Mexico is F Monterrey G Guadalajara H Puebla J Mexico City 11 Which mountain range is located on the west coast of South America? A Sierra Madre B Sierra C Andes D Sierra Occidental

5 12 The grasslands in Latin America are referred to as llanos or F tierra caliente G tierra fria H atacama J pampas 13 European colonization of Latin America resulted in intermarriage and children of mixed ancestry. The offspring of these marriages were called A Mexicans B Mestizos C Latinos D Patagonians 14 What Caribbean island is controlled by a communist dictator? F Jamaica G Cuba H Puerto Rico J Guam 15 What city is the capital of Argentina and is sometimes called the "Paris of the South?" A Santiago B Pampas C Rio D Buenos Aires 16 Which country best completes the graphic? F Colombia G Venezuela H Brazil J Peru

6 17 The Amazon rainforest and basin has long been a pristine environment. Technology has allowed mankind to reap the natural resources of this area. The removal of these resources has caused what phenomenon to occur? A Deforestation B Wasteland C Tundra D Biodiversity 18 The country highlighted in black is a strategic transportation hub. The country is F Nicaragua G Panama H Guatemala J El Salvador 19 Which Caribbean island is a protectorate of the United States? A Puerto Rico B Cuba C Dominican Republic D Jamaica

7 20 The country highlighted in black is F Argentina G Bolivia H Chile J Brazil 21 What is the dominant religion of South America? A Roman Catholic B Presbyterian C Baptist D Orthodox Jewish 22 The islands off the coasts of North and Latin America are called the F Caribbean Islands G Yucatan H Northern Isles J Mexican Islands

8 23 The country highlighted in black is A Chile B Brazil C Bolivia D Argentina 24 Which country benefits most from a major economic alliance with the United States? F Guatemala G Chile H Brazil J Mexico 25 The ancient Incan city located in the Andes Mountains of Peru is A ChichÉn ItzÁ B TenochtitlÁn C Machu Picchu D Teotihuacan 26 The Brazilian government is struggling against miners, ranchers, and farmers to preserve what type of ecosystem? F Rain forests G Wetlands H Chaparrals J Savannas

9 27 Based on these maps, Brazil experiences the greatest amount of rainfall at an elevation that is A at 6,560 feet B lower than 490 feet C at 1,640 feet D greater than 930 feet 28 Rainforests and mountains have affected the economic growth of Latin America by F limiting the development of transportation systems G preventing the establishment of colonial empires H supporting the expansion of agricultural plantations J encouraging the exchange of cultural ideas

10 29 Which South American country does NOT border the Pacific Ocean? A Peru B Chile C Ecuador D Brazil

11 30 The site shown in this photograph is part of the cultural landscape of F Southeast Asia G North Africa H Eastern Europe J Latin America

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