PD4 Central America & Caribbean

Central America. Caribbean. Central America and the Caribbean. Both a part of Latin America. See what you know and what you don't. Find out if you really do know your Latin America or if you are just stupid. Good luck!

Study study study for that test on Monday. It will not be easy. It will not be fun. But hopefully this test will ease your pain somewhat in helping you to believe that you are ready and prepared, because you are, right?

Created by: Steven
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1. How many groups is the Caribbean divided into?
2
3
4
5
2. What country is most closely associated with the Sandinista?
Iran
El Salvador
Cuba
Nicaragua
3. Which of the following is not considered a major export of Central America?
Fish
Coffee
Cotton
Banana
4. What is the most densely populated island country in the Americas?
Trinidad
Cuba
Barbados
Haiti
5. What natural disaster devastated Central America in 1998?
Eruption of Volcanoes
Earthquake in San Salvador
Tsunamis off the Coast
Hurricane Mitch
6. After overthrowing this leader in 1959, Fidel Castro made Cuba a Communist Nation.
Zapata
Ortega
Batista
Noriega
7. Beginning in 2002, this US Naval Base is used as a detainment center. Habeas Corpus?
Subic Bay
Naval Bay
Guantanamo Bay
Tonga Bay
8. What is the poorest country in all of the Western Hemisphere?
Haiti
Jamaica
Belize
Honduras
9. Where is the largest population of people in Central America?
Nicaragua
Guatemala
El Salvador
Panama
10. Where is Pitch Lake, the largest natural asphalt lake located?
Haiti
Puerto Rico
Dominican Republic
Trinidad
11. What is the smallest and most densely populated country in Central America?
El Salvador
Belize
Honduras
Costa Rica
12. What country in Central America is noted to have the highest standard of living?
Panama
Guatemala
Costa Rica
Nicaragua
13. What former leader of Panama is now in prison in Florida for corruption?
Ortega
Noriega
North
Batista
14. Which of the following powers have never had possession of any of the Virgin Islands?
Denmark
France
United States
Great Britain
15. Which of the following is not one of the ABC Islands?
Curacao
Bonaire
Aruba
Barbados
16. Which of the following is not a characteristic of Puerto Rico?
US Citizenship
Nonvoting Representative in Congress
Pay Federal Income Taxes
Cannot Vote in Presidential Elections
17. Where is the Western Hemisphere's 1st permanent colony Santo Domingo located?
Jamaica
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Haiti
18. Which of the following places would not be found on Hispaniola?
Nassau
Port-au-Prince
Santo Domingo
Haiti
19. Which of the following bodies of water do not border the Caribbean Islands?
Gulf of Mexico
Pacific Ocean
Caribbean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
20. What country was formerly known as the British Honduras?
Honduras
El Salvador
Belize
Costa Rica
21. In what country are the Tikal Mayan ruins located?
Guatemala
Nicaragua
El Salvador
Honduras
22. What nickname is given to many of the Central American nations?
Subsistence Havens
Hollisters
Plantation Sensations
Banana Republics
23. What is the largest land form in the Caribbean?
Trinidad & Tobago
Bonaire
Puerto Rico
Cuba
24. The Greater Antilles contain what percentage of all the land that makes up the Caribbean?
20%
55%
80%
90%
25. Which of the following nations did not gain their independence in 1821?
El Salvador
Costa Rica
Panama
Guatemala
26. What country is most closely associated with the Contra?
Costa Rica
Bahamas
Nicaragua
Cuba
27. What nation is recognized as the 1st Black Republic?
Jamaica
Haiti
Barbados
Aruba
28. The Bahamas are composed of about how many islands?
50
2
700
1200
29. Who is the current leader of Cuba?
Fidel Castro
Juanita Castro
Don Quixote
Raul Castro
30. Where are the ABC Islands located?
Lesser Antilles
Netherlands Antilles
Bahamas
Greater Antilles

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