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Quiz over Latin America

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Conqueror of the Aztecs with less than 1000 men.   Hernan Cortes  
Conqueror of the Inca, assassinated by his own men.   Francisco Pizarro  
Looking for a new route to India, he landed in what is now the Bahamas.   Christopher Columbus  
This sub region contains the countries from Mexico to Panama.   Middle America  
This sub region contains the islands of Cuba, Jamaica, and many other islands.   Caribbean  
This sub region contains the Andes the longest mountain range.   South America  
A narrow piece of land that links two larger areas of land North and South America.   Isthmus  
A chain of islands is known as?   Archipelago  
A series of steep cliffs that drop down to the Atlantic Coastal plain.   Escarpment  
Tropical grasslands in South America.   Llanos  
The Great Plains of South America, used for cattle herding and grain farming.   Pampas  
Smaller Rivers that flow into a larger river.   Tributary  
Area where river currents and ocean tides meet.   Estuary  
Alcohol produced from sugarcane and gasoline.   Gasohol  
Exchange of plants and animals, without it we wouldn't have so many great foods.   Columbian Exchange  
If I was in the Tierra Caliente (Hot Land), what crops could I grow?   Bananas, Rice, Sugarcane, Cacao  
If i was growing Coffee, Corn, or Citrus, what Altitude Climate Zone would I be in?   Tierra Templada (Temperate Land)  
If I was in the Tierra Fria (Cold Land), what crops could I grow?   Barley, Wheat, Potatoes, Apples  
This area is so high up in the mountains that I could not grow any crops, where would i be?   Tierra Helada (Frozen Land)  
Because of its strength and abundance, this black lava rock was used by the Aztecs in weapons and other uses, what is it called?   Obsidian  
This civilization used human sacrifice as the center of their religion?   The Aztecs  
This major river separates the U.S. and Mexico.   The Rio Grande  
These were created for more usable land, by piling mud on top of rafts.   Chinampas  
Has a Good Neighbor Policy with Latin America?   United States  
Help link two oceans and make it better on many economies throughout the world.   Panama Canal  
Many Latin American countries still believe this to be their best export.   Agricultural Products  
This sparked many countries in Latin American countries to gain their Independence.   Rebellion in Haiti  


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