Chapter 4 Geography

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Questions for Chapter 14 


 
  
Created Nov 29, 2011
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1
The Spanish introduced which of the following domesticated animals to Middle America?
 
Cattle
2
Perhaps the most important change the Spanish made in Ameriindian society was
 
the relocation of the population to villages and towns
3
The Carribean Coast of Middle America is
 
part of the Rimland
4
Which of the following is True?
A) Haciendas are found principally in the rimland
B)...
 
E) Plantations are a rimland phenomena
5
WHich of the following is not a chararacteristic of plantations?
 
They are inefficient operations
6
Which of the following is likeliest to be observed in Middle America's rimland?
 
banana plantations
7
Which of the following Amerindian groups is most associated with the Caribbean islands?
 
Arawaks
8
Among the following areas, which one is not a segment of Augellli's Euro-Indian Mainland?
 
Dominican Republic
9
As a group, the islands Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico are known as:
 
The Greater Antilles
10
Colonial Patterns continue to play a role in the developing Caribbean region. Identify the...
 
Cayman Islands: United States possessions
11
The island containing Haiti and the Dominican Republic is known as
 
Hispaniola
12
Which of the following is an independent country?
 
Jamaica
13
Which of the following countries has played the least role Middle American colonization?
 
Denmark
14
In which of the following places did the US play the least role?
 
Trinidad
15
Which island is the Caribbean's leading bauxite producer?
 
Jamaica
16
A group of islands is known as a
 
archipelago
17
An industry identified in your textbook as one with mixed blessing for Middle America is
 
tourism
18
Which island is the Caribbean's leading oil producer?
 
Trinidad
19
Which island is associated with Fidel Castro?
 
Cuba
20
An island with a large percentage of South Asian population is:
 
Trinidad
21
A person of mixed black and white ancestry is called a
 
mulatto
22
Which of the following statements is incorrect?
 
Cuba's population has a mestizo majority
23
The term applied to a persons of mixed white and Amerindian ancestry is
 
mestizo
24
Which of the following colonial associations is incorrect?
 
Britain and the Dominican Republic
25
Which of the following Caribbean republics was affected by French culture?
 
Haiti
26
The Caribbean region's largest city is
 
Santo Domingo
27
Cuba is no longer the pariah state it once was in the West Hemisphere because of all the following...
 
Castro has dropped his socialist ideas
28
The new supranational group in the Caribbean is known as:
 
ACS
29
The Association of the Caribbean States developed as a result of :
 
efforts by CARICOM
30
The US initiative to spur development in the Caribbean is known as
 
Caribbean Basin Initiative
31
A carbbean island that has known significant recent economic growth and is the world leading...
 
Trinidad
32
Land in Mexico that is communally owned is reffered to as
 
ejidos
33
The Yucatan Penisula is part of the country of ___ million
 
100
34
Most Mexicans today are
 
Mestizos
35
A major problem corrected by the 1910 revolution in Mexico was
 
the problem of the peones
36
Which of the following statements is false?
A) The United Mexican States contains 14 states...
 
A) The United Mexican States contains 14 states and the Federal District of Mexico City
37
Middle America's largest country today in terms of both area and population is:
 
Mexico
38
Transculturation is most likely associated with the shaping of cultural traits in
 
Mexico
39
Discoveries of this commodity have changed Mexico's economic outlook significantly
 
oil
40
Mexico City, at 7350 feet above sea level, is located in which natural environment zone?
 
tierra fria
41
A maquiladora is
 
a foreign owned factory in northern Mexico that assmbles duty free goods
42
Tijuana is
 
an assembly city for Japanese television sets
43
Which Mexican city is at the center of the leading petroleum-producing region?
 
Villahermosa
44
A state in southern Mexiico that is demanding more autonomy is
 
Chiapas
45
The rebellion in Chiapas was designed to occur at the same time as
 
the launching of NAFTA
46
Mexico's chief trading partner is
 
US
47
The place where most of the population of Central America lives in the
 
tierra templada
48
Moving from the lowest to the highest elevations, which of the following orderings of altitudinal...
 
tierra caliente, tierra templada, tierra fria, puna
49
Most Central American capitals are in the
 
tierra templada
50
Most of the Central American population is
 
on the Atlantic Side
51
Which of the following is not a major cause of the tropical deforestation in Central America?...
 
the paper and pulp industry
52
The Central American Republics, are defined by geographers, is:
 
A region within Middle America, constituted by the countries that occupy the area between Mexico...
53
Which two countries are both located within the region of Central America?
 
El Salvador and Nicaragua
54
The Central American country where English is spoken, but where Spanish will eventually become...
 
Belize
55
Which of the following countries does not have a common border with Guatemala?
 
Nicaragua
56
Which of the following countries contains the heart of the ancient Mayan empire?
 
Guatemala
57
Which of the following countries was formerly known as British Honduras
 
Belize
58
Guatemala has now given up its claims to
 
Belize
59
Impacting much of northern Central America in 1998, this Hurricane left one million homeless...
 
Mitch
60
Which of the following is the smallest Central American country in terms of population?
 
Belize
61
Central America's poorest country is
 
Nicaragua
62
While other Central American countries were banana republics, this country was a coffee republic...
 
El Salvador
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This country fought a civil war from 1980-1992 in which 75,000 persons died.  The US supported...
 
El Salvador
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In which of the following republics did the US strongly support the government in its efforts...
 
Nicaragua

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