Latin America, 1945-present Quiz 22-1

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Latin America, 1945-Present Quiz 22-1


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  • 1. 
    Companies with divisions in more than two countries
    • A. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

    • B. 

      Magic realism

    • C. 

      Multinational corporations

    • D. 

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    • E. 

      Organization of American States

  • 2. 
    Literary form developed in Latin America
    • A. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

    • B. 

      Magic realism

    • C. 

      Multinational corporations

    • D. 

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    • E. 

      Organization of American States

  • 3. 
    Received 1982 Nobel Prize in literature
    • A. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

    • B. 

      Magic realism

    • C. 

      Multinational corporations

    • D. 

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    • E. 

      Organization of American States

  • 4. 
    Western Hemisphere political group
    • A. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

    • B. 

      Magic realism

    • C. 

      Multinational corporations

    • D. 

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    • E. 

      Organization of American States

  • 5. 
    Famous architect who designed some of Brasilia's buildings
    • A. 

      Oscar Niemeyer

    • B. 

      Magic realism

    • C. 

      Multinational corporations

    • D. 

      Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    • E. 

      Organization of American States

  • 6. 
    By the 1960s, many Latin American governments still had economic problems for all of the following reasons EXCEPT
    • A. 

      dependence on the United States, Europe, and Japan for advanced technology for modern industry

    • B. 

      Failure to find markets abroad in which to sell their manufactured products.

    • C. 

      Support by regimes to have multinational corporations come to Latin America.

    • D. 

      D. inability to keep up with the demand for their exported goods.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was one of the reasons that democratic reforms                    happened in some Latin American countries during the 1980s?
    • A. 

      The unwillingness of some military leaders to deal with debt problems

    • B. 

      The rampant spread of feudalism through Latin America

    • C. 

      The closing of the gap between rich and poor

    • D. 

      The growth of foreign markets for Latin American goods

  • 8. 
    Latin America's economic problems were made worse by
    • A. 

      Dramatic declines in population.

    • B. 

      Dramatic increases in population.

    • C. 

      No growth in the middle class.

    • D. 

      Dramatic growth of the middle class.

  • 9. 
    After the establishment of the OAS in 1948, the United States did all ofthe following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Stop interfering in Latin American affairs.

    • B. 

      Provide military aid to anti-Communist regimes.

    • C. 

      Take action against pro-Communist governments.

    • D. 

      Become more anxious about the spread of Communist regimes.

  • 10. 
    In One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    • A. 

      Mixes realism and fantasy.

    • B. 

      Depicts life in a Brazilian jail.

    • C. 

      Combines fable with romance.

    • D. 

      Integrates drama and improvisation.