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1. _______ is one of the first Latin American countries to

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1. _______ is one of the first Latin American countries to have a separate ministry of tourism with
dedicated funds within its federal governmental structure.
A. Paraguay
B. Mexico
C. Guatemala
D. Chile
2. Exports of tin and silver were the mainstays of the _______ economy for many decades. However,
today, as the market for tin has declined, the country has become an exporter of other metallic ores, such
as gold.
A. Bolivian
B. Peruvian
C. Colombian
D. Ecuadorian
3. 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. gentrification.
C. restoration.
D. urban development.
4. In the United States, as of 2009, which of the following was the largest and fastest-growing immigrant
A. Eastern Europeans and Russians
B. Asians
C. Hispanics
D. Western Europeans
5. Significant settlement in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta
A. was a response to the world demand for wheat in the early twentieth century.
B. followed the completion of Canada's transcontinental railways.
C. occurred only after World War II.
D. occurred only as major highways were built across Canada.
6. The Alternative for the Americas agreement of the early 2000s is primarily aimed at
A. improving ties with the European Union.
B. creating a Latin American Union.
C. inviting foreign investment from Asia.
D. excluding the United States from Latin America.
7. Which of the following were the main proponents of NAFTA?
A. Human rights groups
B. Large corporations
C. Labor unions
D. Environmentalists
8. In the Caribbean, Puerto Rico and Jamaica are islands of the
A. Lesser Antilles.
B. Greater Antilles.
C. Leeward Islands.
D. Windward Islands.
9. Two U.S. West Coast ports are world ports that connect the United States and Asian markets. They're
Los Angeles/Long Beach and
A. Seattle.
B. Portland.
C. San Diego.
D. San Francisco.
10. In Mexico, the expression Porfiriato refers to
A. any kind of authoritarian political oppression.
B. the oppressive rule of Porfirio Diaz.
C. the end of the political dominance of the PRI in July 2000.
D. the revolution of 1911 that overthrew Diaz.
11. Which of the following is the primary aim of the Parti Québécois?
A. Secession from Canada in order to become a Department of France
B. Establishing Quebec as an independent country
C. Garnering higher income from the operation of the St. Lawrence Seaway
D. Improving economic opportunities for French-speaking Canadians
12. Among the northern Andean countries strongly involved in the illegal coca and drug trade, __________
is now the predominant coca producer.
A. Ecuador
B. Colombia
C. Bolivia
D. Peru
13. The two largest metropolitan areas in Canada are Toronto and
A. Ottawa.
B. Vancouver.
C. Montréal.
D. Edmonton.
14. Immigration currently accounts for about _______ of U.S. population growth.
A. one-half
B. a quarter
C. one-third
D. three-quarters
15. To avoid risks associated with tornadoes, lightning, and hurricanes, in the United States you should
steer clear of
A. Minnesota.
B. Florida.
C. Pennsylvania.
D. Nevada.
16. 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. slope shadow.
B. rain shadow.
C. drought shadow.
17. In the South American Andes, the altiplano between the Cordillera Oriental and the western Cordillera
Occidental is widest in
A. Peru.
B. Bolivia.
C. Ecuador.
D. Chile.
18. Regarding tropical rainforests, the term evapotranspiration refers to the fact that
A. the humidity of rain forests can produce local and regional precipitation.
B. deforestation causes a decline in atmospheric oxygen.
C. deforestation causes a loss of soil fertility due to water evaporation.
D. trees absorb carbon dioxide and "exhale" oxygen.
End of exam
19. In the post-industrial era, an edge city is a/an
A. complex of warehouses, shopping malls, and offices located along traffic routes.
B. urbanized development that is an extension of a megalopolis.
C. large suburban development mainly occupied by commuters.
D. merger of several residential suburbs into one entity.
20. The _______ were responsible for the forced migration of more people from Africa than any other
colonial power.
A. Portuguese
B. Spanish
C. British
D. Dutch
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