Unit 7 - Geography Study note

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Name Date Class Section 1 Quiz The Land MATCHING: Match each item in Column A with an item in Column B. Write the correct letters in the blanks. (10 points each) A B 1. grasslands in inland areas of Colombia and A. pampas Venezuela B. altiplano 2. grassy, treeless plains of southern South America C. llano 3. parallel mountain ranges D. escarpment 4. “high plain” region in Peru and Bolivia 5. a steep cliff or slope E. cordilleras MULTIPLE CHOICE: In each blank on the left, write the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. (10 points each) 6. Latin America’s system of rivers provides a source of energy called a. hydroelectric power. c. water power. Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. b. steam power. d. electric power. 7. The Andes consist of , several ranges that run parallel to one another. a. cordilleras c. escarpments b. llanos d. altiplanos 8. Mexico’s Sierra Madre mountain ranges surround the densely populated a. Mexican Plateau. c. Yucatan Peninsula. b. Mato Grosso Plateau. d. Gran Chaco. 9. The forms part of the border between Mexico and the United States. a. Amazon River c. Rio Grande b. Andes Mountains d. Sierra Madre 10. is South America’s largest lake and contains some of Venezuela’s most important oil fields. a. Lake Nicaragua c. Lake Titicaca b. Río de la Plata d. Lake Maracaibo Section Quizzes and Chapter Tests 91

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