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Central America & the Caribbean

Quiz by laura borrego

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20 questions
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  • Q1
    What did Europeans use African slaves to do?
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    work at the plantations (large farms)
    study volcanoes
    make clothes
    make guns
    30s
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  • Q2
    The Panama Canal is a quicker route between ____________ and _______________.
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    Arctic Ocean and Atlantic Ocean
    Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico
    Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean
    Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean
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  • Q3
    Think about the Caribbean reading: How do people in Central America & the Caribbean make money?
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    oil industry
    inventing new technology
    manufacturing
    tourism and cash crops
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  • Q4
    Who is this former leader of Cuba that installed a communist government?
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    Fidel Castro
    Che Guevara
    Raul Castro
    President Batista
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  • Q5
    A major reason Haiti is underdeveloped is because many people practice
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    Tertiary Industry
    catching Pokemon
    Sharing resources
    Subsistence Agriculture
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  • Q6
    Communism has an absolute leader, control over businesses & farms, & has no freedom of speech.
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    Limited Government
    Unlimited Government
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  • Q7
    The route that the Europeans used to get to the Americas and bring back goods
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    Colombian Exchange
    Triangular Trade
    Panama Canal
    Embargo
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  • Q8
    When people only grow enough food to feed their family; they are poor or there aren't stores
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    subsistence farmers
    poverty
    cash crops
    communism
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  • Q9
    When culture--like language, religion, animals, or food--start in 1 place but end up in another
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    multicultural
    Colombian Exchange
    cultural diffusion
    cash crops
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  • Q10
    When countries grow a few crops in abundance and sell them to the rest of the world
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    subsistence farmer
    cultural diffusion
    triangular trade
    cash crops
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  • Q11
    Under a communist government, all of the following are true EXCEPT--
    Government controls the economy
    Citizens have freedom of speech and can own their own busniesses
    Collective Ownership (no private property)
    Command Economy
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  • Q12
    War, low life expectancy, a low GDP per Capita, poor education are all examples of why people leave their home country and move some place else. These are considered--
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    Pull Factors
    Push Factors
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  • Q13
    High GDP per Capita, High Employment, High Literacy Rates, High Life Expectancy are all GOOD things! There are considered--
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    Pull Factors
    Push Factors
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  • Q14
    Why would you want to change governments or have a revolution?
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    to get rid of dictators
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  • Q15
    Mexico is a developing country because--
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    most of its money comes from manufacturing/factories
    most of its money comes from technology
    most of its money comes from farming
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  • Q16
    If a country invest in healthcare--
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    they have a high GDP per capita
    they have a high infant mortality rate
    they have a low life expectancy
    they have a high life expectancy and low infant mortality rate
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  • Q17
    Panama was the best place to build a canal because--
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    It's in the middle of North and South America
    They didn't mind the construction
    it is an isthmus (thin strip of land)
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  • Q18
    A result of Spanish colonization in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean is--
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    the spread of Islam and the Spanish language
    the spread of Buddhism and the English language
    the spread of Christianity and the Spanish language
    the spread of Christianity and the French language
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  • Q19
    Why are many people PULLED to the United States?
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    for religion
    for jobs that pay more money
    for a higher life expectancy
    to have an adventure
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  • Q20
    Which is the poorest country in the Western hemisphere?
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    Mexico
    Panama
    Haiti
    Cuba
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