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Cultural Geography of Latin America 9 th Grade World Geography

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  • Cultural Geography of Latin America 9 th Grade World Geography
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  • Mosaics are pictures and designs made by a.painting wax onto fabric and then dyeing the cloth. b.setting small pieces of colored stone, glass, shell, or tile into mortar. c.wrapping hard-boiled eggs in paper and other materials. d.carving images out of large stones.
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  • The Europeans who claimed parts of the Americas for Spain were called a.chinampas.c.viceroys. b.caudillos.d.conquistadors.
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  • A ____________________ is artwork that is painted directly onto a wall. a.muralc.glyph b.mosaicd.caudillo
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  • When did most Latin American countries gain their independence? a.the 1600s b.the 1800s c.the mid-1700s d.the early 1900s
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  • ___________ is celebrated in the week before the Roman Catholic observance of Lent. a.Bolvar Day b.Cinco de Mayo c.Carnival d.Thanksgiving
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  • The blending of beliefs and practices from different religions is called a.patois. b.Syncretism. c.matriarchal. d.Protestantism.
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  • The Columbian Exchange involved plants, animals, and the transmission of a.ideas. c.infectious disease. d.manufactured goods.
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  • What is a quipu? a.a tool that the Aztec used for farming b.a type of house in which several generations of Inca could live c.a type of grazing animal that the Maya used for wool and food d.a set of knotted cords that the Inca used for keeping accounts
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  • Who was Simn Bolvar? a.a painter who lived in Bolivia b.a Mexican revolutionary leader c.a Spanish colonial leader in Venezuela d.a Venezuelan revolutionary leader
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  • Which statement about South Americas population is accurate? a.The greatest concentration is in the interior highlands. b.The greatest concentration is in the coastal areas. c.Most South Americans have moved from the coasts to the inland mountains. d.Most of South Americas population lives in Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru.
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  • ____________________ was the first Latin American country to gain its independence. a.Mexicoc.Cuba b.Brazild.Haiti
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  • Diego Rivera was a well-known Mexican a.revolutionary leader. b.writer. c.painter. d.musician.
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  • Picture writings carved in stone are called a.caudillos.c.mosaics. b.glyphs.d.murals.
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  • Africans first came to the Caribbean as a.willing workers in search of better jobs. b.conquerors looking for new sources of wealth. c.tourists and missionaries. d.enslaved workers brought by Europeans.
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  • Most present-day descendants of the Maya live in a.Mexico and Central America. b.Ecuador, Bolivia, and Peru. c.the Caribbean. d.the United States of America.
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  • In communist Cuba, people must purchase homes directly from _________ a.the government. b.clergy members. c.the military. members.
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  • Voodoo is a religion practiced in which Caribbean countries? a.Costa Rica and Belize b.Puerto Rico and the West Indies c.Haiti and the Dominican Republic d.Cuba and Costa Rica
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  • About what percentage of Mexicos population is urban? a.77 percentc.50 percent b.25 percentd.93 percent
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  • What role do compadres play in Mexican culture? a.cooksc.Godparents b.buildersd.field workers
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  • Which of these activities is considered Mexicos national sport? a.soccerc.Baseball b.volleyballd.Bullfighting
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  • Which of these countries is the most densely populated in South America? a.Columbiac.Guyana b.Ecuadord.Argentina
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  • Which city in Brazil is home to one of the largest Carnival festivals? a.Sao Luisc.Rio de Janeiro b.Salvadord.Sao Paulo
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  • Why have many people who lived in rural Mexico migrated to urban areas of the country? agricultural land b.lack of shopping c.lack of transportation sources d.bad weather
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  • Which Caribbean islands have political links to the United States? a.Jamaica and Barbados b.Puerto Rico and some Virgin Islands c.Costa Rica and Belize d.Panama and Guatemala
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  • On what kind of structures would you most likely find a Mayan glyph? a.billboardsc.Temples b.bridgesd.Caves
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  • Which of these musical instruments is originally from the Andean region of Colombia? a.panpipesc.Ukulele b.guitard.Flute
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  • What religion is prevalent in Central America? a.Hinduism b.Islam c.Roman Catholicism d.Protestant Christianity
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  • Major challenges of Latin American megacities include a.irrigation, sickness, noise pollution, and traffic. b.housing, employment, maintaining infrastructure, and crime. abundance of jobs, traffic, and water pollution. d.flooding, crime, excess housing, and disease.
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  • What ongoing problem are many countries in Central America and the Caribbean struggling to end? a.Urbanization b.corrupt politics c.subsidized healthcare d.Tourism
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  • ESSAY: You will be give a chart entitled Change in Urban and Rural Population in Six Latin American Countries. You will have to answer 3 parts. (a) will be a question on trends which you will pull from the data on the chart. (b) Briefly describe the most common internal migration scenario within Latin America. What is a key reason behind this type of move? (c) What are some things that could happen if large Latin American cities continue to become more and more crowded?