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Title: GEOGRAPHY of LATIN AMERICA and the CARIBBEAN


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  • GEOGRAPHY of LATIN AMERICA and the CARIBBEAN
  • REVIEW GAME
  • WINNING TEAM RECEIVES 5 points on TOMORROWS
    TEST and CANDY!

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RULES of PLAY
  • 2 teams equally split by DNM, M, and E standards.
  • 1 player from each team goes to the front of the
    room and sits in the HOT seat to answer the
    question.
  • The team whose player answers the question
    correctly earns points for their team.
  • Sportsmanship points are awarded and taken away
    (no whispering answers if its not your turn, no
    arguing with the teacher, and no arguing with
    teammates or opponents).

3
HOW THE GAME IS PLAYED
  • 1 person from each team comes up to the front.
  • The question will be projected on the screen
  • The first team member to hit the easy button is
    allowed first chance to answer the question.
  • If they answer the question correctly they are
    awarded points
  • If they answer the question incorrectly they lose
    points and the other team has a chance to steal
    for DOUBLE the points!
  • At the end of the game the team that has the most
    points WINS the bonus points on the test and the
    candy.

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Question 1 The study of the earths surface,
people, cultures, climate is known as _____.(1
pt.)
6
Answer 1 Geography
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Question 2
  • Latin America includes a number of countries and
    regions including Mexico, Central America,
    South America, and the _____.(1 pt.)

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Answer 2
  • Caribbean

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Question 3 What are the two MAIN languages
spoken in Latin America and the Caribbean and
from which two countries did they come?(2 pts.)
10
Answer 3 Spanish(Spain) and Portuguese(Portugal)
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Question 4 Name two islands that are found in
the Caribbean.(2 pts.)
12
Answer 4
  • Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti and THOUSANDS of others
    that we did not discuss. THOUSANDS!!!

13
Question 5 This body of water borders eastern
Mexico and the southeast United States. It is
surrounded on three sides by land. It provides
Mexico with access to the Atlantic Ocean.(1 pt.)

14
Answer 5
  • The Gulf of Mexico

15
Question 6 The _____ _____ borders western
North America and South America. It is the
largest ocean in the world.(1 pt.)
16
Answer 6 Pacific Ocean
17
Question 7 The picture below is from a
human-made waterway stretching across a portion
of a Latin American. It allows ships to travel
back and forth between the Pacific and Atlantic
oceans without having to sail around South
America.(2 pts.)
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Answer 7
  • Panama Canal

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Question 8 This body of water lies southeast of
North America and the northeast of South America.
It is home to a number of island nations. These
islands attract millions of tourists every
year.(1 pt.)
20
Answer 8
  • Caribbean Sea

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Question 9 An important mountain range in
Mexico. Covers much of western and eastern
Mexico. (1 pt.)
22
Answer 9
  • Sierra Madre Mountains

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Question 10 What you are looking at is the
second-largest river in the world. For
centuries, people in northern and central South
America have relied on this river. Its many
tributaries provide important water routes,
connecting inland regions of the country to the
Atlantic Ocean. (2 pts.)
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Answer 10
  • The Amazon River

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Question 11 These are some of the highest
mountains on earth. They form the longest
running mountain range in the world. They
stretch more than 4,500 miles along the west
coast of South America.(2 pts.)
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Answer 11
  • Andes Mountains

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Question 12 This is the largest in the world
and is home to many different forms of vegetation
and species of wildlife. Sadly it is facing
deforestation and destruction.(2 pts.)
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Answer 12
  • Amazon Rainforest

29
Question 13 This physical feature lies in
northern Chile. It is one of the driest places
on earth. (2 pts.)
30
Answer 13
  • Atacama Desert

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Question 14 Most people in Latin America live
in cities. The reason for large populations in
cities is because many of these cities are near
_____, which allow for trade.(3 pts.)
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Answer 14
  • Rivers and access points to coasts for the
    purpose of trading.

33
Question 15 Why do you think so few people live
in the Amazon Rainforest?(4 pts.)
34
Answer 15
  • The region is isolated and does not have large
    cities

35
Question 16 Many people come to the islands in
the Caribbean Sea for the purpose of _____. This
is a major source of income for the Caribbean
islands.(2 pts.)
36
Answer 16
  • Tourism
  • Vacation
  • Nice weather

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Question 17 You are looking at a picture of
famous musician Bob Marley who was born to a
white father and a black mother. By definition
Bob Marley would be considered a _____, who are
people of mixed white (European) and black
(African) ancestry. (3 pts.)
38
Answer 17
  • Mulatto

39
Question 18 This is a picture of Mexico City,
Mexico. Which environmental issue is most
evident in looking at the picture?(2 pts.)
40
Answer 18 Air pollution
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Question 19 This image would best reflect the
oil exports of which two Latin American
nations.(4 pts.)
42
Answer 19
  • Mexico and Venezuela

43
Question 20 Deforestation occurs in the Amazon
Rainforest. Which Latin America country would be
the most concerned about stopping it to preserve
their natural resources? (2 pts.)
44
Answer 20
  • Brazil

45
Question 21 What does this picture illustrate
about the air pollution in Mexico City and what
the mountains do to the air pollution?(3 pts.)
46
Answer 21
  • The mountains block wind currents from carrying
    away the pollutants produced by the citys
    pollution. The pollution lingers in the air for
    long periods of time.

47
Question 22 You are looking at a picture of
Former Mexican President Porfirio Diaz whose
ancestry is of European and Native American
descent. By definition he would be considered a
_____, which are people of mixed European and
Native American ancestry.(3 pts.)
48
Answer 22
  • Mestizo

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Question 23
  • Just like Spain spread the language of Spanish to
    Latin America and the Caribbean. Which religion
    did Spain introduce to Latin American countries
    such as Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia,
    and even Brazil? (2 pts.)

50
Answer 23
  • Catholicism(form of Christianity)

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Question 24 These are two images of the
Metrobus in Mexico City. How can this service
minimize (make smaller) the environmental issue
of air pollution in Mexico City? (5 pts.)
52
Answer 24
  • By taking more cars off the road when people take
    the bus and other forms of public transportation.

53
Name that country!
  • The next 8 questions you will see pictures of
    countries that you should know. You are to name
    the country that is colored in on the map. Good
    luck! (3 points each)

54
Question 25 (3 pts.)
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Answer 25
  • Bolivia

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Question 26 (3 pts.)
57
Answer 26
  • Venezuela

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Question 27
59
Answer 27
  • Brazil

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Question 28 (3 pts.)
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Answer 28
  • Colombia

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Question 29 (3 pts.)
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Answer 29
  • Panama

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Question 30 (3 pts.)
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Answer 30
  • Cuba

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Question 31 (3 pts.)
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Answer 31
  • Mexico

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Question 32 (3 pts.)
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Answer 32 Haiti
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