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1
The two leading language groups in Canada are:
 
English and French 
2
The physiographic region called the Canadian Shield 
 
is the geologic gore of North America
3
which state contains territory located in the Intermontane Basin and Plateau physiography region?
 
Nevada
4
The Great Lakes main outlet to the sea is the 
 
St. Lawrence River 
5
A continental climate is most likely to be found in 
 
Kansas
6
The people called Native Americans in the U.S. are called what in Canada?
 
First Nations 
7
An amenity is
 
something pleasant in the environment 
8
The Continental Core of the U.S. is also known as the 
 
American Manufacturing Belt 
9
In 1900, the geographic form of the American city was most strongly shaped by 
 
the electric car 
10
which metropolitan are contains the U.S's largest cluster of Asians 
 
Los Angeles
11
Which ethnic group does not fit with the are identified?
 
Hispanics and Montana 
12
Which of the following is a secondary economic activity?
 
Beer brewing 
13
The transformation of raw materials into finished products is associated with
 
the second sector of a nation's economy
14
What is a major natural gas producing state?
 
Texas 
15
More than 75% of North Americans live in urban areas
 
True 
16
The United States is slightly less than ten times larger in population size than Canada 
 
True 
17
Physically homogeneous regions are called physiographic provinces 
 
True 
18
The intermontane region of North America is found in eastern Canada 
 
False 
19
Yearly temperature ranges are much larger where continentality prevails 
 
True 
20
The rain shadow effect has its greatest influence on the climate of Los Angeles and other Pacific-bordering...
 
True 
21
The natural vegetation where rainfall is less than 20 inches per year is forest 
 
False 
22
The correct historical sequence of the intrametropolitan urban growth model is the Walking-Horsecar,...
 
False 
23
African-American's make up about 25% of U.S. population
 
False 
24
Most Americans are employed in the primary sector of the economy 
 
False 
25
A technopole is an urban area that emphasizes traditional industry
 
False 
26
Canada is a federal state 
 
True 
27
Which city is not located within the American Manufacturing Belt?
 
Atlanta 
28
The capital of Canada is 
 
Ottowa 
29
the habitable zone of permanent settlement of a country is known as its 
 
ecumene 
30
hey its ok! cary loves you :) 
 
and hey this time next week you'll be gettin ready to go to portland 
31
the two European powers that fought over control of the territory that became Canada...
 
the French and British 
32
Canada's primate city is 
 
Canada has no primate city 
33
A unique form of rural settlement developed in French Canada is called 
 
long lots 
34
The Kuwait of North America is the nickname of 
 
Alberta 
35
The North American region with the greatest disparity in income between rich and poor is 
 
the South
36
The North Slope of Alaska contains large quantities of 
 
oil 
37
what valley is not located in california?
 
willamette 
38
what is the metropolis that contains the most aisans in north america 
 
Vancouver 
39
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land bodies is known as an 
 
isthmus 
40
which of the following is located in the greater antilles?
 
cuba 
41
as a group the islands of cuba ,hispaniola, jamaica, and puerto rico constitute 
 
the greater antilles 
42
which country is located with the culture hearth known as mesoamerica?
 
guatemala 
43
the idealized spanish town in meoamerica had 
 
cenetral square,girdiron layour, and a location near good land all of the above 
44
Middle American's largest country today in terms of both area and population is 
 
Mexico 
45
The current population of Mexico is 
 
112 million 
46
transculturation is closely associated with the shaping of cultural traits in 
 
Mexico 
47
A maquiladora is 
 
a foreign owned factory in northern mexico that assembles duty-free goods
48
what country does not have a common border with Guatemala?
 
Nicaragua 
49
Which country was formerly known as British Honduras?
 
Belize 
50
Which of the following is the smallest Central American country in terms of population 
 
Belize 
51
While other Central American countries were called banana republics, this country was a coffee...
 
El Salvador 
52
Central America's poorest country is 
 
Nicaragua 
53
The capital of Nicaragua located on the mountanious pacfic side of the country is 
 
managua 
54
The Switzerland of Central America, the region's oldest democratic republic is 
 
Costa Rica 
55
As one travels north leaving south america the first country encountered on the central american...
 
Panama 
56
the panama canal was opened in 
 
1914 
57
Which Carribean island contains more than one state?
 
Hispaniola 
58
The most important crop in Cuba before the fall of the Soviet Union was 
 
sugarcane 
59
middle americas largest city is 
 
mexico city 
60
which of the following colonial associations is incorrect?
 
britain and the domincan republic 
61
In the americas the largest spanish speaking population can be found in 
 
mexico 
62
who is the largest exporter of bananas is americas
 
ecuador 
63
what is the tallest watefall in the americas 
 
angel falls 
64
what is the hottest place in the americas
 
death valley 
65
what is the largest lake in the Americas 
 
Superior 
66
What is the largest country by size in the Americas?
 
Canada 
67
The largest desert in the America's is 
 
Patagonian 
68
More than 60% of all Canadians live in an urban region known as 
 
main street 
69
one of the conditions of the entry of British Columbia into Canada was
 
the building of the transcontinental Canadian pacific highway 
70
Is Trinidad in the greater antilles
 
no 
71
Which of the following countries is located within the culture hearth of meso america?
 
Aztec
72
The mayan civilizations arose in the highlands of mexico 
 
false 
73
The Caribbean coast of Middle America is
 
part of the Rimland 
74
people who are of mixed European and American heritage 
 
Mestizos 
75
Transculturalation is most closely associated with the shaping of cultural traits...
 
Mexico 
76
Transformation of raw materials into finished products is associated with the what...
 
secondary 
77
Montreal and the lower course of the st.lawrence seaway are located in the Canadian province...
 
Quebec 
78
Is this association correct?Orange River and Nigeria 
 
No 
79
Which of the following is associated with the concept of continental drift?
 
Pangea 
80
What is a disease called that spreads worldwide?
 
pandemic 
81
land tenure refers to 
 
the way people own,occupy, and use land 
82
west africa showed a high degree of regional complementarity between 
 
the people of the tropical forest and the people of the dry interior 
83
before independence, the modern state of the congo was a colony of 
 
belgium 
84
which state was not a colony of France prior to its independence 
 
Ghana 
85
What country was not a British colony prior to its independence 
 
Ethiopia 
86
What was the last country to give up its African colonies 
 
South Africa 


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