5. Latin America And North America

Which of the following is /not/ a leading urban center in Venezuela?
Salvador.
Which Latin American country contains the /largest/ Japanese community outside of Japan?
Brazil.
Today there are several areas throughout Canada where indigenous peoples have local or regional control. _____ became the largest in 1999.
Nunavut
_____ is one of the first Latin American countries to have a separate ministry of tourism with dedicated funds within its federal governmental structure.
Mexico
Which is the /most accurate/ description of rapid urbanization in Mexico and Brazil?
Shantytowns and squatter neighborhoods have sprung up, housing millions of people and often lacking water, electricity, and proper sanitation.
Exports of tin and silver were the mainstays of the _____ economy for many decades. However, today, as the market for tin has declined, the country has become an exporter of other metallic ores, such as gold.
Bolivian
The _____ were responsible for the forced migration of more people from Africa than any other colonial power.
Portuguese
The two /largest/ metropolitan areas in Canada are Toronto and
Montréal.
Two U.S. West Coast ports are world ports that connect the United States and Asian markets. They’re Los Angeles/Long Beach and
Seattle.
Which climate dominates a majority of North America?
Temperate.
Which of the following is the primary aim of the /Parti Québécois/?
Establishing Quebec as an independent country.
Which of the following statements about the physical geography of North America is /true/?
The most geologically active region of North America is found along the West Coast.
Which of the following Latin American subregions is most urbanized, with 87 to 94 percent of the population living in urbanized zones of most of the countries in the subregion?
Southern South America.
Significant settlement in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta
followed the completion of Canada’s national railway system.
Which of the following were the /main/ proponents of NAFTA?
Large corporations.
In the Caribbean, Puerto Rico and Jamaica are islands of the
Greater Antilles.
As a result of shifting plates, such as the Caribbean and North American plates and the South American and Nazca plates, Latin America is prone to
volcanoes and earthquakes.
A greater range of natural hazards than any other country in the world marks the natural environment of which country?
The United States.
Although _____ is one of the most materially poor countries in the Western Hemisphere, there’s a growing tourist industry, up 130 percent since 1995.
Honduras
The Bolivian Alternative for the Americas agreement of the early 2000s is primarily aimed at
excluding the United States from Latin America.
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