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  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:23pm

    B. Newfoundland ( answer)

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:26pm

    Right.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:27pm

    Which of the following is not a leading urban center in Venezuela?

    A. Maracaibo
    B. Salvador
    C. Caracas
    D. Valencia

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:27pm

    B. Salvador

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:36pm

    Which of the following statements about Southern South America is true?

    A. Paraguay is the smallest country of the subregion.
    B. Influence of Roman Catholicism has sharply declined in Argentina.
    C. The Argentine economy was devastated by the end of 2001 due to multiple factors.
    D. Uruguay has the lowest level of urbanization of any mainland Latin American country.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:37pm

    C. The Argentine economy was devastated by the end of 2001 due to multiple factors.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:41pm

    The Alternative for the Americas agreement of the early 2000s is primarily aimed at

    A. improving ties with the European Union.
    B. excluding the United States from Latin America.
    C. inviting foreign investment from Asia.
    D. creating a Latin American Union.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 2:41pm

    D. creating a Latin American Union.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:08pm

    Which of the following is the primary aim of the Parti Québécois?

    A. Establishing Quebec as an independent country
    B. Secession from Canada in order to become a Department of France
    C. Garnering higher income from the operation of the St. Lawrence Seaway
    D. Improving economic opportunities for French-speaking Canadians

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:08pm

    A. Establishing Quebec as an independent country

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:09pm

    Which of the following states is considered part of the Corn Belt?

    A. Alabama
    B. Texas
    C. Iowa
    D. Oregon

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:09pm

    C. Iowa

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:09pm

    In Mexico, the expression Porfiriato refers to

    A. the end of the political dominance of the PRI in July 2000.
    B. any kind of authoritarian political oppression.
    C. the oppressive rule of Porfirio Diaz.
    D. the revolution of 1911 that overthrew Diaz.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:10pm

    C. the oppressive rule of Porfirio Diaz.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:10pm

    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.

    A. Peruvian
    B. Bolivian
    C. Colombian
    D. Ecuadorian

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:10pm

    B. Bolivian

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:11pm

    Which of the following were the main proponents of NAFTA?

    A. Labor unions
    B. Environmentalists
    C. Human rights groups
    D. Large corporations

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:11pm

    D. Large corporations

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:11pm

    In the Caribbean, Puerto Rico and Jamaica are islands of the

    A. Windward Islands.
    B. Greater Antilles.
    C. Leeward Islands.
    D. Lesser Antilles.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:12pm

    A. Windward Islands.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:12pm

    Regarding tropical rainforests, the term evapotranspiration refers to the fact that

    A. trees absorb carbon dioxide and "exhale" oxygen.
    B. deforestation causes a loss of soil fertility due to water evaporation.
    C. deforestation causes a decline in atmospheric oxygen.
    D. the humidity of rain forests can produce local and regional precipitation.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:12pm

    B. deforestation causes a loss of soil fertility due to water evaporation.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:13pm

    Among the northern Andean countries strongly involved in the illegal coca and drug trade, __________ is now the predominant coca producer.

    A. Peru
    B. Bolivia
    C. Ecuador
    D. Colombia

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:13pm

    B. Bolivia

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:13pm

    Two U.S. West Coast ports are world ports that connect the United States and Asian markets. They're Los Angeles/Long Beach and

    A. Seattle.
    B. Portland.
    C. San Diego.
    D. San Francisco.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:14pm

    D. San Francisco.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:15pm

    Significant settlement in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta

    A. followed the completion of Canada's transcontinental railways.
    B. was a response to the world demand for wheat in the early twentieth century.
    C. occurred only after World War II.
    D. occurred only as major highways were built across Canada.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:15pm

    A. followed the completion of Canada's transcontinental railways.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:16pm

    On Caribbean islands with mountains, the windward slopes facing the trade winds force air upward, causing rainfall. As a result, areas immediately to the leeward of the mountains have a microclimate with sparse precipitation called a/an

    A. ENSO.
    B. slope shadow.
    C. rain shadow.
    D. drought shadow.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:16pm

    B. slope shadow.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:16pm

    The two largest metropolitan areas in Canada are Toronto and

    A. Edmonton.
    B. Vancouver.
    C. Montréal.
    D. Ottawa

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:17pm

    C. Montréal.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:17pm

    In the United States, as of 2009, which of the following was the largest and fastest-growing immigrant group?

    A. Asians
    B. Eastern Europeans and Russians
    C. Western Europeans
    D. Hispanics

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:17pm

    Hispanics

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:17pm

    Which of the following statements about the physical geography of North America is true?

    A. The ancient rock of the Canadian Shield covers about one-fourth of Canada.
    B. The largest tributary of the Mississippi is the Arkansas River.
    C. The most geologically active region of North America is found along the West Coast.
    D. The Mississippi drainage basin is the fifth largest in the world.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:18pm

    C. The most geologically active region of North America is found along the West Coast.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 3:18pm

    help me check those answers please.

    thank you

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 4:01pm

    This is not easy to check because you didn't number the questions.

    Alternative for the Americas agreement -- D is right

    Parti Québécois? -- A is right

    Corn Belt -- C is right

    Porfiriato -- C

    exporter of other metallic ores, such as gold -- B

    proponents of NAFTA -- D

    Puerto Rico and Jamaica are islands of the -- WRONG

    I'll be back a little later to finish checking your answers.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 4:07pm

    Thank you so much.


    In the Caribbean, Puerto Rico and Jamaica are islands of the

    A. Windward Islands.
    B. Greater Antilles.
    C. Leeward Islands.
    D. Lesser Antilles.

    B. Greater Antilles. is my answer.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 4:52pm

    Greater Antilles is right.

    evapotranspiration -- I don't think any of the answers fits.
    http://www.google.com/webhp?source=search_app#q=evapotranspiration&tbs=dfn:1&tbo=u&sa=X&ei=XxffUb6wC6nkyQHk7oH4BA&sqi=2&ved=0CCkQkQ4&bav=on.2,or.r_qf.&fp=cc55b6cfa576f7cd&biw=711&bih=453

    predominant coca producer. -- Bolivia

    U.S. West Coast ports -- could also be A or B.

    Significant settlement -- A is right

    microclimate with sparse precipitation -- I disagree with your answer

    metropolitan areas in Canada -- C is right

    fastest-growing immigrant group -- Hispanics is correct

    physical geography of North America -- C is right.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 5:11pm

    I'll delete this thread later this evening so that other students can't copy your answers.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 5:25pm

    Regarding tropical rainforests, the term evapotranspiration refers to the fact that

    A. trees absorb carbon dioxide and "exhale" oxygen.
    B. deforestation causes a loss of soil fertility due to water evaporation.
    C. deforestation causes a decline in atmospheric oxygen.
    D. the humidity of rain forests can produce local and regional precipitation.


    i change my answer to D. the humidity of rain forests can produce local and regional precipitation.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 5:36pm

    17. On Caribbean islands with mountains, the windward slopes facing the trade winds force air upward, causing rainfall. As a result, areas immediately to the leeward of the mountains have a microclimate with sparse precipitation called a/an

    A. ENSO.
    B. slope shadow.
    C. rain shadow.
    D. drought shadow.

    I pick D. drought shadow.

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 5:44pm

    Your rain forest answer is right, but the microclimate is still wrong.

    http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/encyclopedia/rain-shadow/?ar_a=1

  • Geography - , Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 5:56pm

    Thank you so much for your help

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