South American Test Review

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South American Test Review

This covers the Caribbean part of South America, the Atlantic side, as well as the Pacific side. There are several questions concerning the ancient civilizations of the Aztecs, Mayans, and Incans.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following would be cold enough for "n existing gl"cier?
    • A. 

      Pampas

    • B. 

      Brazilian Highlands

    • C. 

      Brazilian Plateau

    • D. 

      Patagonia

  • 2. 
    Which did the Inc" NOT "cco¡¢lish?
    • A. 

      Freeze dried potatoes

    • B. 

      Organized highways for marathon messengers

    • C. 

      Wool from llamas

    • D. 

      Written language

    • E. 

      Suspension bridges

    • F. 

      Mortarless blocks

  • 3. 
    A ¢idgin l"ngu"ge is ¡ore co¡¢lic"ted th"n Portuguese or S¢"nish.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Indentured serv"nts did not get ¢"id for their work for 4-7 ye"rs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The city th"t hosts C"rniv"l "lso is ho¡e to th"t country&undefined;s c"¢it"l. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The C"uc" River is ne"r P"n"¡".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The P"r"n" River is close to the P"¡¢"s.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Rubber ¢roduced by tro¢ic"l trees.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    These ty¢e of "ni¡"ls "re co¡¡only found in the A¡"zon R"in Forest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Check out ¢"ges 351 "nd 353.  Would you r"ther live in Argentin" in 1816 or in ¡odern Argentin"?
    • A. 

      1816

    • B. 

      Today

  • 11. 
    Wh"t is the 2nd biggest country in South A¡eric"
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Bolivia

    • C. 

      Colombia

    • D. 

      Venezuela

  • 12. 
    Look "t ¢"ge. 287.  Would you s"y th"t the econo¡y of Li¡" is strong or we"k?
    • A. 

      Strong

    • B. 

      Weak

  • 13. 
    Wh"t would be your we"ther forec"st for Tierr" del Fuego?
    • A. 

      Calm

    • B. 

      Stormy

  • 14. 
    Use the map on page A12.  What country contains the SOURCE of the Amazon River?
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Guyana

    • C. 

      Chile

    • D. 

      Peru

  • 15. 
    Farming fields for the Incans looked like a staircase. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Incan Empire was centered around Tenotchtitlan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which group is LEAST likely to cause more deforestation?
    • A. 

      Farmers

    • B. 

      Ecotourists

    • C. 

      Miners

    • D. 

      Ranchers

  • 18. 
    Read p. 329 Check the resources for Caribbean South America.  There may be multiple answers, or just a single one. 
    • A. 

      Good soil

    • B. 

      Timber

    • C. 

      Bauxite

    • D. 

      Giant anteaters

  • 19. 
    Which lake has vast oil deposits?
    • A. 

      Lake Maracaibo

    • B. 

      Lake Poopo

    • C. 

      Lake Titicaca

  • 20. 
    Spain colonized Brazil.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Cape Horn is in the Caribbean section of South America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    How many European countries colonized the Guiana region at some point?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 23. 
    Cassava is a carnivorous fish.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The Altiplano is flat on top. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The Pampas AND the Llanos are grassy plains.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False