chapter 4 latin america

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Which of these river basins covers the largest area?
Amazon Basin
More of the Amazon Basin lies in ___________ than in any other countryb
brazil
If you were to pour water down the drain in Asunción, to which of these cities would it most likely flow?
Buenos Aires
Based on the map data, which river most likely has the most consistent discharge (i.e., volume of water)?
amazon
Which of these regions has not experienced deforestation?
Patagonia
Which of these physical features of is not adjacent to the Amazon Basin?
Sierra Madre Oriental
The Negro River is a tributary of which river?
Amazon
the Orinoco River flows on the western margin of what physical feature?
Guiana Highlands
the Paraná River’s headwaters are located in what physical feature?
Brazilian Highlands
The Mato Grosso Plateau is located on the western margin of what physical feature?
Brazilian Highlands
Which of these physical features appears to cover a larger area?
Brazilian Highlands
Which of these rivers flows entirely within the Northern Hemisphere?
Orinoco
Which of these rivers flows almost entirely through terrain that is at an elevation greater than 200 meters?
São Francisco
Which of these countries has the largest proportion of its land at an elevation greater than 500 meters?
Chile
The largest proportion of the Amazon Basin lies almost entirely in what country?
Brazil
What are the boundaries of Latin America?
the Rio Grande in the north to Tierra del Fuego in the south
Which of the following statements about the Andes Mountains is NOT true?
They have few resources.
The Amazon River is the world’s largest river by volume.
true
Which of these countries has the largest land area?
brazil
Which of these countries has the largest percentage of arable land?
mexico
Which of these countries is the wealthiest, as measured by overall gross domestic product purchasing power parity?
brazil
Which of these countries has the largest number of Internet users?
brazil
Which of these countries has the highest total fertility rate?
bolivia
Which of these countries has the smallest population?
guyana
Literacy is highest in which of these countries?
argentina
Mobile telephones are most numerous in which of these countries?
peru
Life expectancy at birth is lowest in which of these countries?
bolivia
Which of these countries is the poorest, as measured by per capita gross domestic product purchasing power parity?
bolivia
What is a mestizo?
a person of mixed European and Indian ancestry
What is the predominant language in Latin America, based on the number of people who speak it as a first language?
spanish
What goal did the Treaty of Tordesillas accomplish?
divided South America between Spain and Portugal
Which two Latin American countries are among the top ten oil producers in the world?
Mexico and Venezuela
Assembly plants known as maquiladoras are located in Mexico City.
false
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