Cultural Geography Quiz Questions

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Cultural Geography Quiz Questions

Some questions may require you to look at a graph or map. These are located in the Global/Mr. Pickney Geography folder by chapter number. Each of these have the appropriate national standard for geography for that question listed at the bottom


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following areas is most affected by frequent water pollution?
    • A. 

      The northern coast of South America

    • B. 

      The coast of Chile

    • C. 

      The southern tip of South America

    • D. 

      The coast of Brazil

  • 2. 
    Which country has the most square miles?
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      Peru

    • C. 

      Argentina

    • D. 

      Bolivia

  • 3. 
    Where is most of the South American rain forest located?
    • A. 

      Paraguay

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Uruguay

    • D. 

      Colombia

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a growth industry throughout Latin America?
    • A. 

      Farming

    • B. 

      Technology

    • C. 

      Fishing

    • D. 

      Tourism

  • 5. 
    Which of the following mountain ranges runs down the Pacific coast of South America?
    • A. 

      Rockies

    • B. 

      Andes

    • C. 

      Sierra Madre

    • D. 

      Appalachians

  • 6. 
    Which of the following countries has coastal areas with severe water pollution?
    • A. 

      Ecuador

    • B. 

      Peru

    • C. 

      Colombia

    • D. 

      Venezuela

  • 7. 
    Which of the following rivers begins in the Andes Mountains and flows eastward across South America to the Atlantic Ocean?
    • A. 

      Mississippi

    • B. 

      Orinoco

    • C. 

      ParanĂ¡

    • D. 

      Amazon

  • 8. 
    What is the ancient technique used to grow crops on hillsides or mountain slopes?
    • A. 

      Push-and pull

    • B. 

      Slash-and-burn

    • C. 

      Crop rotation

    • D. 

      Terraced farming

  • 9. 
    Which country has the smallest number of people?
    • A. 

      Peru

    • B. 

      Ecuador

    • C. 

      Bolivia

    • D. 

      Guyana

  • 10. 
    Which country is the most populated?
    • A. 

      Paraguay

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Uruguay

    • D. 

      Argentina

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