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    B. Newfoundland ( answer)

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    Right.

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

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

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    B. Salvador

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    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.

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

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    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.

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    D. creating a Latin American Union.

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    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

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    A. Establishing Quebec as an independent country

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

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

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    C. Iowa

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    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.

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    C. the oppressive rule of Porfirio Diaz.

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    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

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    B. Bolivian

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    Which of the following were the main proponents of NAFTA?

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

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    D. Large corporations

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

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

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    A. Windward Islands.

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    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.

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

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    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

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    B. Bolivia

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    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.

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    D. San Francisco.

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    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.

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

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    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.

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    B. slope shadow.

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    The two largest metropolitan areas in Canada are Toronto and

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

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    C. Montréal.

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    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

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    Hispanics

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    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.

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

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    help me check those answers please.

    thank you

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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

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    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.

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    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.

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

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

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    Thank you so much for your help

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