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Study Guide Questions

1.     South America is largely _______________ [east/west] of North America.
2.     What is the dominant mountain range of South America, stretching along the north-to-south length of the continent?
3.     What is the dominant river system of South America?
4.     What was the most important animal to be domesticated in pre-Columbian South America?
5.     Which native people developed the largest empire in South America before the arrival of the Europeans?
6.     The remote Incan outpost in the mountains of Peru is: a. Cuzco b. Ollantaytambo c. Machu Picchu d. Sacsayhuaman
7.     Name three European countries that established colonies in South America. ___________________________________
8.     Name three European countries that established colonies in South America.___________________________________
9.     Name three European countries that established colonies in South America.___________________________________
10.     The Spanish conqueror of the Incas was a. Cortes b. Pizarro c. Cabral d. Columbus
11.     Which of the following is not a plant native to South America? a. maize b. bananas c. potatoes d. beans
12.     Slaves were imported from which continent to work on the South American plantations?
13.     What are the two predominant languages of South America?
14.     What is the largest country in South America?
15.     Which is the only South American country with shores on both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?
16.     What product dominates the economy of Venezuela?
17.     Which South American country has two capital cities?
18.     The Pampas region and Patagonia are distinct areas of what South American country?
19.     What are some of the challenges that face the countries of South America today?
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