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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Compared to Texas, Mexico is approximately:
    • A. 

      Twice as big

    • B. 

      Three times as big

    • C. 

      Four times as big

    • D. 

      Five times as big

  • 2. 
    Mexico borders:
    • A. 

      The U.S., Honduras and El Salvador

    • B. 

      The U.S., Nicaragua and Costa Rica

    • C. 

      The U.S., Guatemala and El Salvador

    • D. 

      The U.S., Guatemala and Belize

  • 3. 
    Mexico’s highest point is:
    • A. 

      Volcan Pico de Orizaba

    • B. 

      Nevado de Colima

    • C. 

      Volcan Popocatepetl

    • D. 

      Volcan Iztaccihuatl

  • 4. 
    Mexico’s population is roughly:
    • A. 

      30 million

    • B. 

      60 million

    • C. 

      90 million

    • D. 

      120 million

  • 5. 
    Which age group makes up more than 40 percent of the population?
    • A. 

      0-14 years

    • B. 

      15-24 years

    • C. 

      25-54 years

    • D. 

      55-64 years

  • 6. 
    Mexico’s second-largest city by population is:
    • A. 

      Tijuana

    • B. 

      Puebla

    • C. 

      Mexico City

    • D. 

      Guadalajara

  • 7. 
    Mexico’s health expenditures, as a percentage of GDP, are approximately:
    • A. 

      3 percent

    • B. 

      6 percent

    • C. 

      9 percent

    • D. 

      12 percent

  • 8. 
    Mexico’s education expenditures, as a percentage of GDP, are approximately:
    • A. 

      5 percent

    • B. 

      10 percent

    • C. 

      20 percent

    • D. 

      25 percent

  • 9. 
    Mexico’s military expenditures, as a percentage of GDP, are approximately:
    • A. 

      0.3 percent

    • B. 

      3 percent

    • C. 

      13 percent

    • D. 

      19 percent

  • 10. 
    Percentage of the population (over 15) who can read and write:
    • A. 

      35 percent

    • B. 

      55 percent

    • C. 

      75 percent

    • D. 

      95 percent

  • 11. 
    How many states does Mexico have?
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      31

    • D. 

      41

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not a Mexican state?
    • A. 

      Campeche

    • B. 

      Colon

    • C. 

      Coahula de Zaragoza

    • D. 

      Colima

  • 13. 
    How many airports does Mexico have?
    • A. 

      17

    • B. 

      171

    • C. 

      571

    • D. 

      1,714

  • 14. 
    How many of Mexico's airports have paved runways?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      243

    • D. 

      571

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not a Mexican cruise port?
    • A. 

      Altamira

    • B. 

      Cancun

    • C. 

      Cozumel

    • D. 

      Ensenada