Chapter 5 Vocabulary Quiz

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Pop Quiz to test your vocabulary knowledge of Chapter 5 terms.


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  • 1. 
    _________________ move from place to place in search of food. 
    • A. 

      Caudillos

    • B. 

      Mestizos

    • C. 

      Nomads

    • D. 

      Immigrants

  • 2. 
    Early people of South America created_______________ so that water for crops would not run down the mountainside.
    • A. 

      Fertilizer

    • B. 

      Irrigation

    • C. 

      Pyramids

    • D. 

      Terraces

  • 3. 
    Many caudillos ruled as _____________ and favored wealthy South Americans who owned land.
    • A. 

      Dictators

    • B. 

      Emperors

    • C. 

      Kings

    • D. 

      Representatives

  • 4. 
    One of the effects of urbanization is the growth of ________________, which are slums that surround large city areas,
    • A. 

      Telenovelas

    • B. 

      Carnivals

    • C. 

      Cassavas

    • D. 

      Barrios

  • 5. 
    _______________________is the only nation created as a result of a successful revolt by enslaved people
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      Portugal

    • C. 

      Haiti

    • D. 

      Chile

  • 6. 
    The result is _______________________, or the movement of people from the countryside to the city.
    • A. 

      Stabilization

    • B. 

      Migration

    • C. 

      Immigration

    • D. 

      Urbanization

  • 7. 
    In Brazil, people of mixed African and European descent make up a large percentage of the population. These people are called ___________________.
    • A. 

      Barillos

    • B. 

      Metizos

    • C. 

      Caudillos

    • D. 

      Nomads

  • 8. 
    Native Americans grew_______________, or farm products to grow for export. 
    • A. 

      Cash crops

    • B. 

      Cassava

    • C. 

      Maize

    • D. 

      Lumber

  • 9. 
    WHO AM I? This person was one of Haiti's worst presidents. ______________is known for his cruelty, murdering citizens, depleting natural resources and spending money that did not belong to him. He was succeeded by his son.
    • A. 

      Jean-Bertrand Aristide

    • B. 

      Francios Duvalier

    • C. 

      Jean-Claude Duvalier

    • D. 

      Toussaint L'Ouverture

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