Chapter 8 Ss Review

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  • 1. 
    The only navigable river in Middle America is the _______________.
  • 2. 
    People of mixed Indian and European descent are known as mestizos.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Many rural Latin Americans are moving to cities looking for __________.
  • 4. 
    The largest tropical rain forest in the world is in
    • A. 

      Bolivia

    • B. 

      Columbia

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Argentina

  • 5. 
    Where are the most populated areas in Latin America found?
  • 6. 
    The Pampas region is South America is most widely used for lumbering.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Latin Americans differ from Canadians because of
    • A. 

      Mixed ancestry

    • B. 

      Live in metropolitan areas

    • C. 

      Separate ethnic identities

    • D. 

      Are Roman Catholics

  • 8. 
    What best describe the diversity of Latin America?
  • 9. 
    People who live at higher elevations must adapt to higher air pressure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    European influence is most evident in Latin America's peoples'
  • 11. 
    Many of the first large colonies in Latin America were established by the
  • 12. 
    What landform separates those people living in western South America from the rest of Latin America?
  • 13. 
    A hot, lowland tropical zone in Latin America is called
    • A. 

      Tierra fria

    • B. 

      Tierra templada

    • C. 

      Tierra mosiac

    • D. 

      Tierra caliente

  • 14. 
    The Amazon rain forest is important because
    • A. 

      Has usable water

    • B. 

      Variety of food

    • C. 

      Provides oxygen to the world

    • D. 

      Lots of minerals

  • 15. 
    The tierra fria is
  • 16. 
    ___________ is one of the world's largest metropolitan areas.
  • 17. 
    The Amazon is not the longest river in Latin America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Descendants of enslaved Africans live mainly in
    • A. 

      Andes Mountains

    • B. 

      Caribbean

    • C. 

      Rain Forest

    • D. 

      Pampas

  • 19. 
    Rio Grande river system in South America is important mainly as a transportation route.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Why can't many countries in Latin America have difficulty using their natural resources?
    • A. 

      Resources are hard to reach

    • B. 

      Isolated from other countries

    • C. 

      Technologies not advanced

    • D. 

      Few skilled workers

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