PD4 Latin American History & Mexico

Mexico. The Land of Mexicans. What do you know about Mexico? What do you know about the history of Latin America? What do you know about anything?! Use this practice quiz test thing to see how much you know or how much you don't know! Practice for Dozier's Latin America test.

Latin America encompasses a lot. First, you need to know all the countries. Then you need to know the history. And you also should know all the important people. This might not give you everything, but maybe it will help you on the test.

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1. What is the most important region in Mexico known as?
Baja California
Cancun
Yucatan Peninsula
Central Plateau
2. In Latin American class division, what group of people were at the top?
Mestizoes
Zamboes
Creoles
Peninsulars
3. What is the primary source of income along the Southern Pacific Coast?
Fishing
Corn Exports
Tourism
Petroleum Import
4. What are Mulattoes?
Part European, Part American
Part Spanish, Part Portuguese
Part European, Part African
Part African, Part Indian
5. What person helped fight against Mexican dictator Diaz?
San Martin
Zapata
Calderon
Hidalgo
6. What general fought Napoleon's forces in Southern South America?
Bolivia
San Martin
Morelos
Diaz
7. How much of Mexico's population lives in the Central Plateau?
25%
50%
80%
95%
8. What man was responsible for the creation of the 2nd Republic in the Western Hemisphere?
L'Ouverture
Iturbide
Batista
Dom Pedro
9. What man was responsible for freeing Colombia, Venezuela, and Peru from Spanish rule?
Bolivar
Hidalgo
San Martin
Morelos
10. What physical phenomenon dominates Mexico?
Rivers
Plateaus
Valleys
Mountains
11. What is unique about the Yucatan Peninsula?
Natural Asphalt Lake
Over 500 Volcanoes
Longest Beach in the World
Natural Limestone Ground
12. What are Zambos?
Part European, Part Indian
Part African, Part Indian
Part European, Part African
Part Indian, Part Asian
13. In what year did Brazil become a republic?
1811
1819
1822
1889
14. What man captured Morelos?
Iturbide
Zapata
Diaz
Salinas
15. Who is the current president of Mexico?
Fox
Alvarez
Calderon
Salinas
16. What industry brings in a lot of money to Mexico?
Manufacturing
Food Exporting
Tourism
Petroleum Exporting
17. Which of the following is not a problem that Mexico faces?
Corrupt Government
High Birth Rate
Large Under 15 Population
High Growth Rate
18. Which of the following ancient civilizations never appeared in Mexico?
Toltecs
Aztecs
Incans
Mayans
19. Where did the corrupt former Mexican President flee to?
Peru
Bolivia
Ireland
Germany
20. What Spanish conquistador conquered Mexico for Spain?
Pizarro
Cortes
Mendoza
Aguilar
21. What desert located north and east of the Baja receives less that 4 inches of precipitation per year?
Chihuahuan
Great Basin
Mojave
Sonoran
22. What man was responsible for the independence of Brazil?
San Martin
Calderon
Dom Pedro
Hidalgo
23. What great battle was fought by Simon Bolivar, freeing Peru from Spanish rule?
Battle of Ayacucho
Battle of Orinoco
Battle of Cuzco
Battle of Puebla
24. What is the name for the political strongmen in Latin America in the 19th century?
Daimyos
Fuerzanos
Muchachos
Caudillos
25. What is Mexico's leading seafood export?
Fish
Lobster
Shrimp
Whale

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