World Geography Chapter 6 Test

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  • 1. 
    Central America borders ________ is South America.
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      Chile

    • C. 

      Colombia

    • D. 

      Venezuela

  • 2. 
    The Greater Antilles lie to the _________ of the Caribbean.
    • A. 

      South

    • B. 

      North

    • C. 

      East

    • D. 

      West

  • 3. 
    ___________ created non volcanic islands called atolls.
    • A. 

      Sand

    • B. 

      Glacier

    • C. 

      Mountains

    • D. 

      Corals

  • 4. 
    ____________ is a major resource of the Caribbean islands.
    • A. 

      Good weather

    • B. 

      Minerals

    • C. 

      Transportation

    • D. 

      Cities

  • 5. 
    A serious problem in Central America is destruction of ___________
    • A. 

      Haciendas

    • B. 

      Rain forests

    • C. 

      Factories

    • D. 

      Volcanoes

  • 6. 
    Chain of islands
    • A. 

      Rimland

    • B. 

      Cash crop

    • C. 

      Archipelago

    • D. 

      Creole

    • E. 

      Navigable

  • 7. 
    Deep and wide enough for ships to sail
    • A. 

      Rimland

    • B. 

      Cash crop

    • C. 

      Archipelago

    • D. 

      Navigable

    • E. 

      Creole

  • 8. 
    Crop raised to be sold
    • A. 

      Rimland

    • B. 

      Cash crop

    • C. 

      Archipelago

    • D. 

      Navigable

    • E. 

      Creole

  • 9. 
    Mixture of French and African languages
    • A. 

      Rimland

    • B. 

      Cash crop

    • C. 

      Archipelago

    • D. 

      Navigable

    • E. 

      Creole

  • 10. 
    Islands and coastal plains at the edge of a region
    • A. 

      Rimland

    • B. 

      Cash crop

    • C. 

      Archipelago

    • D. 

      Creole

    • E. 

      Navigable

  • 11. 
    Most of the Caribbean islands, except the (Bahamas/Lesser Antilles) lie in the tropics.
    • A. 

      Bahamas

    • B. 

      Lesser Antilles

  • 12. 
    The Caribbean climate is sunny but is often interrupted by (hurricanes/volcanoes) in August and September.
    • A. 

      Hurricanes

    • B. 

      Volcanoes

  • 13. 
    Many people in Central America are (mestizos/mulattos) with native and Spanish ancestors.
    • A. 

      Mestizos

    • B. 

      Mulattos

  • 14. 
    Most people of Central America live by (factory work/subsistence farming).
    • A. 

      Factory work

    • B. 

      Subsistence farming

  • 15. 
    An important resource of the area is (minerals/tourism)
    • A. 

      Minerals

    • B. 

      Tourism

  • 16. 
    The biggest problem in this area of the world is (overdevelopment/rain forests
    • A. 

      Overdevelopment

    • B. 

      Rain forests

  • 17. 
    One of the most important physical features of the area is (mountains/plains).
    • A. 

      Mountains

    • B. 

      Plains

  • 18. 
    What is the difference between a hacienda and a plantation?
  • 19. 
    What group of Caribbean islands lies farthest north?
  • 20. 
    Which Caribbean country is a territory of the United States?
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