GEOG 101 AMU Quiz 3 Week 3 North, Middle, and South America assistance is available on Domyclass.com
|Part 1 of 1 –||100/ 100.0 Points|
|Question 1 of 25 Which island has a significant number of residents of South Asian descent? |
A. Trinidad B. Cuba C. Martinique D. Haiti
|Question 2 of 25 Which of the following states contains territory located in the Basin and Range physical region?|
A. Nevada B. Pennsylvania C. Texas D. Wisconsin
|Question 3 of 25 The Great Lakes’ main outlet to the Atlantic Ocean is the _____.|
A. St. Lawrence River. B. Columbia River. C. Lake Ontario spillway. D. Mississippi River.
|Question 4 of 25 Which of the following countries is an associate member of the Mercosur trading bloc?|
A. Paraguay B. Colombia C. Argentina D. Uruguay
|Question 5 of 25 The physical region called the Canadian Shield ________.|
A. is primarily in Canada. B. contains excellent soils C. is bordered on the west by the Appalachian Mountains D. is heavily populated
|Question 6 of 25 Which of the following colonial associations never existed? |
A. France and Haiti B. Britain and the Dominican Republic C. Britain and Jamaica D. the Dutch and Aruba
|Question 7 of 25 A continental climate (type D) is most likely to be found in _______.|
A. California. B. North Dakota C. Louisiana D. Florida.
|Question 8 of 25 4 The disamenity sector of the Spanish-American city model is an inward, narrow extension of the ____.|
A. peripheral squatter settlements B. the Central Business District C. central market D. elite residential areas
|Question 9 of 25 Which of the following statements about Quebec is false?|
A. The Cree in the Northern Quebec have launched their own movement aimed at independence from Canada. B. About 80% of people who live in Quebec speak French as their first language. C. Separatist movements in Quebec are more than a half-century old.
D. French is the only official language of Quebec.
|Question 10 of 25 Which South American country was most transformed by the forced immigration of Africans in bondage? |
A. Paraguay B. Argentina C. Colombia D. Brazil
|Question 11 of 25 The Central American country where English has historically been the lingua franca, but where Spanish is increasing in usage is _______.|
A. Jamaica. B. Belize. C. Costa Rica. D. Guatemala.
|Question 12 of 25 Which statement best defines the North American Core?|
A. It encompasses an area from Boston to Washington to the Upper Midwest and includes southernmost Ontario. B. It lies astride the United States-Canadian boundary westward from Lake Superior, extending to British Columbia and Washington State.
C. It consists of the prime farmlands of the Midwest and the Prairie Provinces. D. It incorporates the subsidiary cores of California, Texas, and Florida into a continent-wide network.
|Question 13 of 25 Mexico’s largest city is ______. |
A. Cancun. B. Veracruz. C. Tijuana. D. Mexico City.
|Question 14 of 25 This country fought a civil war from 1979 to 1992 in which the United States supported the government and Nicaragua and Cuba supported the peasants. |
A. Panama B. Honduras C. Guatemala D. El Salvador
|Question 15 of 25 Which of the following statements is true of the Caribbean Coast of Middle America?|
A. It is part of the Rimland. B. It features hacienda style development. C. It is part of the Heartland. D. It was settled by the French.
|Question 16 of 25 Which of the following is not a characteristic of the idealized Spanish town in Middle America?|
A. A central town plaza. B. Churches far from the city center. C. Centrally located government offices. D. Stores near the center.
|Question 17 of 25 The Tordesillas line was drawn to separate the colonial territories of what two European nations?|
A. the Netherlands and France B. France and Britain C. Spain and France D. Spain and Portugal
|Question 18 of 25 ______ has a forward capital, a capital city that was moved to better serve or protect the country’s interests. |
A. Guatemala B. Panama C. Belize D. Honduras
|Question 19 of 25 Which of the following is an example of a secondary economic activity?|
A. managing a corporation
B. retail sales C. iron mining D. beer brewing
|Question 20 of 25 Which of the following is not part of North America’s leading Francophone area?|
A. Northwest Territories. B. Southern Quebec. C. Metropolitan Quebec City. D. The St. Lawrence Valley from Montreal to the Atlantic coast.
|Question 21 of 25 Which of the following cities is not the largest urban center in its country? |
A. Santiago B. Buenos Aires C. Rio de Janeiro D. Montevideo
|Question 22 of 25 Where is Bogotá, Colombia’s capital city, located?|
A. On the Caribbean Sea at the outlet of the Magdalena River. B. On the arid Pacific coast. C. Near the center of the country. D. At the intersection of three valleys in the eastern savanna zone near the Chilean border.
|Question 23 of 25 According to figure 6.10, pg. 297, which of the following countries does not contain a portion of the Amazon Basin cultural region? |
A. Brazil B. Columbia C. Argentina D. Venezuela
|Question 24 of 25 Early westward migration in the US was helped by the building of _____.|
A. the Panama Canal B. the transcontinental railroad
C. a permanent Northwest Passage D. the interstate highway system
|Question 25 of 25 Which of the following statements about the ancient civilizations of Middle America is false?|
A. Tenochtitlan probably had over 100,000 inhabitants at its peak. B. Tenochtitlan was the main city of the Aztecs. C. The base of the Aztec civilization was in central Mexico. D. The Mayan civilization was found only in western Mexico.