Geography Of Latin America: Quiz!

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Geography Of Latin America: Quiz!

What do you know about the geography of Latin America? Do you think you can pass this quiz? You need to know what product is not commonly farmed on South America's grasslands, the Parana, Paraguay, and Uruguay Rivers. What is not a sub-region of Latin America, and what desert found in South America has never had any recorded landfall. You positively must take this fantastic quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Latin America reflects a very strong Spanish and Portuguese influence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Latin America has mainly a tropical or subtropical climate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Because of its location along the Ring of Fire, the east coast of South America contains many volcanoes and mountains.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Caribbean Islands are not part of Latin America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Amazon River is the longest river in the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Inca, Aztec, and Mayans controlled the first empires in Latin America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Coniferous and deciduous forests are the most common types of natural vegetation found in Latin America. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following products is not commonly farmed on the grasslands of South America?
    • A. 

      Cattle

    • B. 

      Wheat

    • C. 

      Corn

    • D. 

      Coffee

  • 9. 
    The Parana, Paraguay, and Uruguay Rivers are used to:
    • A. 

      Transport people and goods

    • B. 

      Produce hydroelectric power

    • C. 

      Both a and b

  • 10. 
    Despite being located in the Tropics, Latin America has some distinct climate zones that result from:
    • A. 

      Rainfall patterns.

    • B. 

      Elevation.

    • C. 

      El Nino.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not a sub-region of Latin America?
    • A. 

      Middle America

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      South America

  • 12. 
    What is the name of the mountain chain found along the western coast of South America?
    • A. 

      Ural Mountains

    • B. 

      Himilaya Mountains

    • C. 

      Andes Mountains

  • 13. 
    The Amazon River is about ______________________ long, making it the second longest river in the world.
    • A. 

      5,000 miles

    • B. 

      4,000 miles

    • C. 

      1,500 miles

  • 14. 
    This desert, found in South America, has never had any recorded rainfall.
    • A. 

      Atacama Desert

    • B. 

      Sahara Desert

    • C. 

      Gobi Desert

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