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In what country is Angel Falls, the world's highest waterfall, located? Angel Falls is located in Venezuela.
What feature of the Galapagos Islands makes them an ideal home to many unusual animals? The Galapagos Islands are isolated and many have no human population.
How do trade winds affect the climate of Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana? The trade winds keep their coasts cooler than expected.
Which country is South America's top producer of oil? Venezuela is the top producer of oil.
What physical features in Ecuador and Columbia allow them to grow bananas and coffee? Differing elevations and climates allow for the growth of bananas and coffee.
Which early people lived in the Tropical North? The Carib lived in the Tropical North.
Where did the Spanish establish their colonial capital cities? Colonial capital cities were settled where the Native Americans already had settlements.
What event did Spanish colonists use to their advantage in order to gain independence? Spanish colonists used Napoleon's conquest of Spain.
How are Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana similar? People in Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana all gained the right to vote.
What is the chief cause of conflict among the Tropical North's countries? Conflicts among the Tropical North's countries are a result of their governments being unstable.
Which country in the Tropical North has the highest proportion of indigenous people in its population? Ecuador has the highest proportion of indigenous people.
In what area of the country do most Venezuelans live? Most Venezuelans live along the coast.
Which statement about the culture of South America's Tropical North is accurate? No one culture unifies the Tropical North is an accurate statement.
Besides ending tariffs between member nations, what is another goal of the Union of South American Nations? Adopting a uniform currency is a goal of the Union of South American Nations.
Which class of Venezuela's population supported President Hugo Chavez's policies? The working class supported Chavez's policies.
What was one of several hunter-gatherer native peoples called? The Arawak was a hunter-gatherer people.
Who landed on the Caribbean coasts in the early 1500s? Spanish adventures landed on the Caribbean coasts.
What are rebel groups in Suriname who are descendants of escaped enslaved people called? Maroons are descendants of escaped enslaved people.
What was an advanced civilization that conquered some native groups of the Tropical North? The Inca conquered some native groups of the Tropical North.
What are large rural estates called? Haciendas are large rural estates.
What is a major religion in Ecuador, Colombia, and Venezuela? Catholicism is a major religion in Ecuador, Columbia, and Venezuela.
What is a popular dance in parts of Colombia and Venezuela? Cumbia is a popular dance in Colombia and Venezuela.
What is the official language of Ecuador, Colombia, and Venezuela? Spanish is the official language of Ecuador, Colombia, and Venezuela.
What is a group of languages developed by enslaved Africans? Creole is a language developed by enslaved Africans.
What is someone of white and Native American descent? A mestizo is of white and Native American descent.
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