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