Latin America - Geografía E Historia

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Latin America - Geografa E Historia

Quiz over notes taken in class about Latin America.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify region 1.
    • A. 

  • 2. 
    Identify region 3
    • A. 

  • 3. 
    What Native Latin American tribes were conquered by the Spain during the 1500's?SELECT ALL CORRECT ANSWERS.
    • A. 

      Maya

    • B. 

      Inca

    • C. 

      Olmec

    • D. 

      Aztec

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT an accomplishment of the Incas?
    • A. 

      Building terraces to farm on the steep Andes slopes.

    • B. 

      A unique and complex writing system and alphabet.

    • C. 

      Building canals to farm in desert lands.

    • D. 

      Building stone roads as way to travel and communicate

  • 5. 
    One of the Mayans great achievements was the the creation of a __________ day calendar based on the movements of the sun.
  • 6. 
    Identify region 2.
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      Central America

    • D. 

      Caribbean Islands

    • E. 

      Mexico

  • 7. 
    Identify region 4.
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      South America

    • C. 

      Central America

    • D. 

      Caribbean Islands

    • E. 

      Mexico

  • 8. 
    Spain took over much of Latin America -- including their culture.  Another word for this process that we used in class was _____________________.
  • 9. 
    If a boy is from in Brazil (and is a native speaker of their language), he is...
    • A. 

      Both Hispanic and a Latino

    • B. 

      Hispanic, but not a Latino

    • C. 

      Latino, but not Hispanic

    • D. 

      Neither Hispanic nor Latino

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are Mayan accomplishments.SELECT ALL CORRECT ANSWERS.
    • A. 

      Writing using hieroglyphs

    • B. 

      Building a major city atop a swamp.

    • C. 

      A 365 day calendar

    • D. 

      Understanding the mathematical concept of zero.

  • 11. 
    For what reasons did conquistadors sail for Spain. SELECT ALL CORRECT ANSWERS.
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Games

    • C. 

      Glory

    • D. 

      God

    • E. 

      Garland

  • 12. 
    A conquistador is a(n)...?SELECT ALL CORRECT ANSWERS.
    • A. 

      Spokesperson

    • B. 

      Explorer

    • C. 

      Sailor

    • D. 

      Conqueror

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following did the Spanish NOT bring to Latin America
    • A. 

      Their culture and religion

    • B. 

      A new language - Spanish

    • C. 

      Guns

    • D. 

      Foods like sweet potatoes and corn

    • E. 

      A belief that they were superior to natives.