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Latin America Geography

Quiz by Eran Bowers

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30 questions
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  • Q1
    Air pollution trapped by mountains is an environmental problem in:
    Venezuela
    Cuba
    Brazil
    Mexico
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  • Q2
    What is a cause of deforestation in Brazil?
    Power plants that burn coal
    Oil wells and pipes that leak
    Harvesting timber for sale
    A large city with many cars
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  • Q3
    Native people living in Brazil might be most affected by:
    water pollution
    deforestation
    air pollution
    acid rain
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  • Q4
    How are the Andes Mountains different from other mountains in the world?
    They are the oldest mountains.
    They are the longest mountain chain.
    They are the tallest mountains.
    They are the most fertile mountains.
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  • Q5
    How is the Amazon River different from other rivers in the world?
    It is the longest river.
    It is the most polluted.
    It has the most waterfalls.
    It carries the most water.
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  • Q6
    Why is it difficult to live in the Amazon rain forest?
    It is too polluted.
    It is too cold.
    It is too steep and mountainous.
    It is too wet and thick.
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  • Q7
    What natural danger is present in many parts of Latin America?
    freezing temperatures
    nuclear radiation
    Volcanoes and earthquakes
    tornadoes
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  • Q8
    Which country probably has the highest standard of living?
    Costa Rica (Literacy Rate 98%)
    Haiti (Literacy Rate 61%)
    El Salvador (Literacy Rate 88%)
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  • Q9
    What measures the quality of life in a country?
    population denstiy
    Standard of Living
    Literacy Rate
    GDP
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  • Q10
    What measures the percentage of people in a country who can read and write?
    Standard of Living
    Literacy Rate
    GDP
    population density
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  • Q11
    Much of Mexico's northern plateau is desert. What conclusion can you make about the population density in northern Mexico based on this fact?
    It has a low population density.
    It has a high population density.
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  • Q12
    What does elevation mean?
    The quality of life in a country
    The temperature and rainfall of a place
    How high a location is about sea level
    The amount of people who can read and write
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  • Q13
    What is the main purpose of "slash and burn" agriculture the Amazon rain forest?
    To create farmland for ranching/farming
    To harvest timber to make lumber.
    To lessen air pollution.
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  • Q14
    Which of the following countries is an island in the Caribbean Sea?
    Panama
    Venezuela
    Cuba
    Bolivia
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  • Q15
    What is the best description of the tropics?
    Hot
    mild temperatures
    frozen
    Always rainy
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  • Q16
    What country in Latin America is located on an isthmus?
    Cuba
    Brazil
    Panama
    Mexico
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  • Q17
    Which environmental problem is likely to be improved by creating a bicycle sharing program and using electric cars?
    mining pollution
    water pollution
    deforestation
    Air pollution
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  • Q18
    The Amazon River has many tributaries. What does this mean?
    It has locks and gates to raise and lower boats.
    There are many streams and rivers that flow into it.
    It is polluted by many factories.
    It provides transportation for many boats.
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  • Q19
    What language is spoken in Brazil?
    Brazilian
    English
    Spanish
    Portugese
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  • Q20
    What language is spoken in most Latin American countries?
    English
    Texting
    Brazilian
    Spanish
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