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Posted by matt on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 12:38pm.


1.The story of Omar best reflects

A. opportunities for people in the Pampas.
B. struggles faced by families who work the mines of the Andes.
C. hardships undertaken by indigenous farming families.
D. benefits of urban life along the region’s coast.

2.The ecosystem of the Pampas most supports

A. cacao farming.
B. coffee farming.
C. silver mining.
D. cattle ranching.

3.Agricultural activities in the Andes are most directly impacted by

A. vertical climate zones.
B. colonial legacies.
C. ethnic traditions.
D. class divisions.

4. The Inca would have been most unlikely to build an empire without

A. agriculture and trade.
B. Spanish colonial help.
C. enslaved Africans.
D. strong religious leadership.

5.Which would have been least likely to happen in the region without the leadership of José de San Martín?

A. independence from Spain
B. institution of democratic government
C. sharp divisions in social class
D. decades of political instability under military dictatorships

6.What did Salvador Allende and Juan Perón have in common?

A. They led revolutionary movements.
B. They pursued social reforms that led to their ousters.
C. They overturned land redistribution policies.
D. They became strong men for wealthy landowning criollos.

7.Which of the following has been a generally positive change for the region today?

A. concentration of power in strong political parties
B. reduction in diversity among indigenous populations
C. increase in wealth disparity among social classes
D. free-trade agreements that have increased trade

8.What unfortunate challenge do nations in this region most directly face as a result of their economic activities?

A. environmental degradation
B. international trade disputes
C. widespread political instability
D. declining populations

9.Which statement best describes the economic changes that have taken place in the Andes and the Pampas in recent years?

A. Globalization has led to fewer jobs for workers in these countries.
B. Nations have diversified their economies to focus on the production of more than one or two products.
C. Class disparities have caused unemployment and poverty, causing foreign investors to pull out.
D. Commercial farming has enabled the region to shift away from mineral extraction to focus on sustainable growth.

10.How is Bolivia most representative of the region as a whole?

A. Spanish colonialism left a legacy of inequality and wealth disparity.
B. Abundant natural resources provide for a high standard of living for most people.
C. Cultural diversity has encouraged populations to avoid political unrest.
D. Revolutionary movements swept military dictators out of power and replaced them with strong democratic institutions.

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