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What is the correct order, from north to south, of the countries that make up the Andean region in South America? Peru, Bolivia, and Chile make up the Andean region in South America.
Which term describes the area of Peru between the Andes and the Pacific? The area of Peru between the Andes and the Pacific is desert.
Which describes the climate of the midlatitude countries of eastern South America? The climate of the midlatitude countries of eastern South America is generally temperate, or moderate.
What causes the weather disturbances called El Nino and La Nina? Changes in wind patterns and ocean currents in the Pacific Ocean cause weather disturbances.
Which statement about the mineral resources of the Andean and midlatitude countries of South America is accurate? Copper mining is an important industry in the Andean region.
Which statement describes a feature of Inca civilization? The Inca built an extensive road system for travel.
Who held the highest positions in the Inca's highly structured society? The emperor and high priest held the highest positions.
Which Spanish conquistador conquered the Inca empire? Francisco Pizarro conquered the Inca empire.
How did Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin influence the history of the Andes and midlatitude countries? Bolivar and Martin were leaders in the fight against Spanish rule.
Which generalization about South American governments is most valid? In the early to mid 1900s, many governments were dictatorships.
How does the population of Peru differ from other countries in the region? More of Peru's population is of African descent.
Why do coastal portions of the region have the highest population density? The coastal areas offer fertile land and easy transportation.
Which phrase accurately describes Isabel Allende? Allende was a contemporary South American writer.
Guarani customs and folk art are an important part of the culture in which South American nation? Paraguay consists of Guarani customs and folk art.
Why did four South American countries form MERCOSUR in 1991? MERCOSUR was formed to encourage free trade within the region.
The Andes are the longest continuous group of mountain ranges in the world. True or False? True
The largest lake in South America is Lake Titicaca. True or False? True
The most densely populated area in the Andes is the tierra helada. True or False? False
Paraguay gets almost all of its electricity from its extensive coal reserves. True or False? False
Llamas carry goods or pull carts in the Andes and are important sources of food, wool, and hides. True or False? True
Early societies in the Andes used a complex irrigation system to grow crops. True or False? True
The Inca were peace loving and cooperated with neighboring groups. True or False? False
The Spaniards conquered the Inca because they greatly outnumbered the Inca. True or False? False
Uneven distribution of wealth led to social and political instability in many South American nations after independence. True or False? True
The election of Michelle Bachelet as Chile's president is an example of rule by many. True or False? True
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