Mexico (Ch. 13) Test

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Mexico (Ch. 13) Test - Quiz

7th Grade


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  • 1. 
    What is the Capital of Mexico?
    • A. 

      Mexico City

    • B. 

      Merida

    • C. 

      Acapulco

    • D. 

      Tampico

  • 2. 
    What ocean borders Mexico on the West?
    • A. 

      Gulf of Mexico

    • B. 

      Caribbean Sea

    • C. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • D. 

      Atlantic Ocean

  • 3. 
    What TWO countries border Mexico on the Southeast?
    • A. 

      Costa Rica

    • B. 

      Belize

    • C. 

      Guatemala

    • D. 

      Honduras

  • 4. 
    Mexico's Rio Bravo is known in the United States as the
    • A. 

      Colorado River

    • B. 

      Grand Caynon

    • C. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • D. 

      Rio Grande

  • 5. 
    Most of Northern Mexico is
    • A. 

      Arid

    • B. 

      Rainy

    • C. 

      Covered in Ice

    • D. 

      Humid

  • 6. 
    What resource is found under the Yucatan Peninsula?
    • A. 

      Limestone

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Copper

  • 7. 
    What is the major indicator of ethnic groups in Mexico today?
    • A. 

      Languages

    • B. 

      Religion

    • C. 

      Hair color

    • D. 

      Holiday celebrations

  • 8. 
    What is Mexico's most important mineral resource?
    • A. 

      Sinkhole

    • B. 

      Natural Gas

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Water

  • 9. 
    About 89% of Mexicans are
    • A. 

      Islamic

    • B. 

      Jewish

    • C. 

      Protestant

    • D. 

      Roman Catholic

  • 10. 
    NAFTA is a trade agreement between Mexico, the United States, and South America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    People of mixed European and Indian ancestry.
    • A. 

      Mestizos

    • B. 

      Mayan

    • C. 

      Mulattoes

    • D. 

      Ejidos

  • 12. 
    What region in Mexico is the poorest?
    • A. 

      Northern

    • B. 

      Eastern

    • C. 

      Southern

    • D. 

      Western

  • 13. 
    Which of the following in one of the world's most polluted cities?
    • A. 

      Tampico

    • B. 

      Mexico City

    • C. 

      Acapulco

    • D. 

      Campech

  • 14. 
    Northern Mexico is the richest region in Mexico.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What type of farming is practiced on the Yucatan Peninsula?
    • A. 

      Maquiladoras

    • B. 

      Cash crops

    • C. 

      Slash-n-burn

    • D. 

      Chinampas

  • 16. 
    The Aztec grew corn, beans, and peppers on these raised fields they called?
    • A. 

      Chinampas

    • B. 

      Slash-n-burn

    • C. 

      Inflation

    • D. 

      Ejidos

  • 17. 
    ________________ remains an important part of the Mexican economy, along with industry and tourism
    • A. 

      Manufacturing

    • B. 

      Haciendas

    • C. 

      Banking

    • D. 

      Farming

  • 18. 
    Many foreign-owned factories, known as __________________, are located in northern Mexico.
    • A. 

      Ejidos

    • B. 

      Maquiladoras

    • C. 

      Missions

    • D. 

      Mestizos

  • 19. 
    Term for Spanish conquerors
    • A. 

      Maquiladoras

    • B. 

      Conquistadores

    • C. 

      Chinampas

    • D. 

      Mestizos

  • 20. 
    Mixed European and African ancestry.
    • A. 

      Mulattoes

    • B. 

      Mestizos

    • C. 

      Ejidos

    • D. 

      Missions

  • 21. 
    What were the Spanish conquistadores looking for in the mesoamerica?
    • A. 

      Land

    • B. 

      Slaves

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Diamonds

  • 22. 
    Even though the Cortez and his soldiers where out maned by thousands of Aztecs, why where the Spanish able to conquer the Aztecs?
    • A. 

      Smarter

    • B. 

      Diseases

    • C. 

      Better ships

    • D. 

      Swords

  • 23. 
    What TWO items did the Spanish bring with them that the natives had never seen?
    • A. 

      Horses

    • B. 

      Pigs

    • C. 

      Swords

    • D. 

      Guns

  • 24. 
    How many states does Mexico have?
    • A. 

      31

    • B. 

      41

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      33

  • 25. 
    What does the word 'meso' means in mesoamerica?
    • A. 

      A big country

    • B. 

      In the middle

    • C. 

      Northern country

    • D. 

      Southern country

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