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Regarding tropical rainforests, the term evapotranspiration refers to the fact that

A. deforestation causes a loss of soil fertility due to water evaporation.
B. trees absorb carbon dioxide and "exhale" oxygen.
C. deforestation causes a decline in atmospheric oxygen.
D. the humidity of rain forests can produce local and regional precipitation.

Which of the following were the main proponents of NAFTA?

A. Environmentalists
B. Labor unions
C. Human rights groups
D. Large corporations

Which of the following is the primary subsistence crop in Latin America?

A. Wheat
B. Corn
C. Potatoes
D. Beans

On Caribbean islands with mountains, the windward slopes facing the trade winds force air upward, causing rainfall. As a result, areas immediately to the leeward of the mountains have a microclimate with sparse precipitation called a/an

A. drought shadow.
B. rain shadow.
D. slope shadow.

_______ refers to a series of vertical zones with distinctive climate and vegetation regimes.

A. Urban expanses
B. Temperature inversions
C. Sedimentation
D. Altitudinal zonation

For geographers, the movement of higher-income residents and businesses into poor areas of inner cities is generally referred to as

A. urban revitalization.
B. restoration.
C. urban development.
D. gentrification.

Which of the following statements about Southern South America is true?

A. Influence of Roman Catholicism has sharply declined in Argentina.
B. Uruguay has the highest level of urbanization of any mainland Latin American country.
C. The Argentine economy was devastated by the end of 2001 due to multiple factors.
D. Paraguay is the smallest country of the subregion.

Which of the following states is considered part of the Corn Belt?

A. Alabama
B. Oregon
C. Iowa
D. Texas

9. Immigration currently accounts for about _______ of U.S. population growth.

A. one-third
B. a quarter
C. one-half
D. three-quarters

Among the northern Andean countries strongly involved in the illegal coca and drug trade, __________ is now the predominant coca producer.

A. Ecuador
B. Peru
C. Colombia
D. Bolivia

To avoid risks associated with tornadoes, lightning, and hurricanes, in the United States you should steer clear of

A. Florida.
B. Minnesota.
C. Pennsylvania.
D. Nevada.

Which of Canada's Atlantic Provinces has jurisdiction over mainly uninhabited Labrador?

A. Nova Scotia
B. New Brunswick
C. Newfoundland
D. Prince Edward Island

The two largest metropolitan areas in Canada are Toronto and

A. Montréal.
B. Edmonton.
C. Vancouver.
D. Ottawa.

Significant settlement in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta

A. followed the completion of Canada's transcontinental railways.
B. occurred only after World War II.
C. was a response to the world demand for wheat in the early twentieth century.
D. occurred only as major highways were built across Canada.

In Mexico, the expression Porfiriato refers to

A. the revolution of 1911 that overthrew Diaz.
B. the oppressive rule of Porfirio Diaz.
C. any kind of authoritarian political oppression.
D. the end of the political dominance of the PRI in July 2000.

In Brazil, the indigenous population was around 3.5 million before the arrival of Europeans. Today, the indigenous population is around

A. 2 million.
B. 200,000.
C. 1.5 million.
D. 500,000.

The only Central American country with a long history of democratic government is

A. Belize.
B. Nicaragua.
C. Costa Rica.
D. Guatemala.

The Alternative for the Americas agreement of the early 2000s is primarily aimed at

A. improving ties with the European Union.
B. inviting foreign investment from Asia.
C. excluding the United States from Latin America.
D. creating a Latin American Union.

The _______ were responsible for the forced migration of more people from Africa than any other colonial power.

A. British
B. Dutch
C. Spanish
D. Portuguese

Which of the following is not a leading urban center in Venezuela?

A. Maracaibo
B. Caracas
C. Valencia
D. Salvador
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