Ch. 11 Test Cultural Geography

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Ch. 11 Test  Cultural Geography - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of crop is grown along the Amazon?
    • A. 

      Coffee

    • B. 

      Cacao

    • C. 

      Corn

    • D. 

      Sugar cane

  • 2. 
    What type of land is located in western Brazil?
    • A. 

      Grazing land

    • B. 

      Cultivated land

    • C. 

      Industrial land

    • D. 

      Forest land

  • 3. 
    In which land area would you live if you raised cattle?
    • A. 

      Grazing land

    • B. 

      Forest land

    • C. 

      Cultivated land

    • D. 

      Industrial areas

  • 4. 
    What is exchanged in a debt-for-nature swap?
    • A. 

      Payment of debt for protection of part of the rain forest

    • B. 

      Money for products

    • C. 

      Timber for farmland

    • D. 

      Oxygen for carbon dioxide

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT an aspect of global warming?
    • A. 

      Buildup of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere

    • B. 

      Increase in temperatures

    • C. 

      Decrease in temperatures

    • D. 

      Climate changes

  • 6. 
    Which of the following have contributed to the deforestation of the Amazon rain forest?
    • A. 

      Demand for hardwoods such as mahogany and cedar

    • B. 

      Clearing of land for farming

    • C. 

      Clearing of forest for cattle to graze

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    What is the most important reason that many Latin American citizens are unable to take advantage of the free-market economy?
    • A. 

      They live in crowded cities

    • B. 

      They lack education and cannot get meaningful jobs.

    • C. 

      They live in rural areas.

    • D. 

      They have many diseases

  • 8. 
    Which of the following best describes the form of government known as an oligarchy?
    • A. 

      Government by a few powerful rulers

    • B. 

      A government based on constitutional freedoms

    • C. 

      An opposition government

    • D. 

      A Spanish government

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the goal of land reform?
    • A. 

      To support growing cities

    • B. 

      To reduce inflation

    • C. 

      To divide land and wealth more fairly

    • D. 

      To end military leadership in government

  • 10. 
    Which term describes a government under harsh, military leadership?
    • A. 

      Junta

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Oligarchy

    • D. 

      Caudillo

  • 11. 
    If you wanted to inspect the sugar cane, to what land area would you go?
    • A. 

      Forest land

    • B. 

      Industrial areas

    • C. 

      Grazing land

    • D. 

      Cultivated land

  • 12. 
    Where are the industrial areas located on this map?
    • A. 

      Northern forest lands

    • B. 

      Southern agriculture lands

    • C. 

      Near cities

    • D. 

      Western forest lands

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