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Geography of Spanish America

For test on monday

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What states border Mexico?
Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California
What countries produce sugar?
Cuba and Dominican Republic
What is the only country in South America without an outlet to the sea?
Bolivia
What country produces tobacco?
Cuba
What countries produce coffee?
colombia and venezuela
What river is more than twice as long than the Orinoco?
The Amazon River (Brazil)
What country exports mainly bananas and coffee?
Honduras
What countries produces petroleum?
Venezuela and Mexico
What country is an isthmus joining Central and South America?
Panamá
What is the largest Spanish speaking country in South America?
Argentina
Where are bananas grown?
most Central-American countries
What two countries form the island of Hispaniola?
Dominican Republic and Haiti
What countries make the cacao bean?
Ecuador and Venezuela
What countries produce silver (plata)?
Mexico and peru
What is the richest oil-producing country in South America?
Venezuela
What country is the smallest Spanish-speaking country in South America?
Uruguay
What country is the smallest of the Greater Antilles, it's also called Borinquen, its native name?
Puerto Rico
What bird is carrion-eating, from the Andes, and probably the largest among flying birds?
condor
Most cities located in the tropics, except the ones at high altitudes, are very warm or cold?
Warm
Where is an Alpaca, guanaco, llama, and vicuña located?
the andes
What is the highest peak of the Andes?
Aconcagua
What is the most common beast of burden in South America?
burro
What country is Mexico directly south of?
United States
What temperate zone is Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Chile in?
South
What mountain range extends the entire length of South American along the west coast?
the Andes
What country is a commonwealth of the United States?
Puerto Rico
What country was the center of the old Mayan Empire?
Guatemala
What country do the Galápagos Islands belong to?
Ecuador
What country is the birthplace of Simon Bolivar, "The Liberator."
Venezuela
What zone does Southern Mexico and the Rest of Spanish America lie in?
Torrid Zone
What is the only South american country with seacoasts on both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans?
Colombia
Which two advanced Native-American civilizations is Mexico the home to?
Aztecs and Mayas
What country produces yerba mate, a popular tea used widely in Argentina?
Paraguay
What is the smallest country in Central America?
El Salvador
Where are sheep found
mainly in Argentina and Uruguay
What bird is the national emblem of Guatemala, and gives name to its monetary unit?
quetzal
What is the longest single river in Spanish America?
The Orinoco (Venezuela)
What country was the land of the Incas, a Native-American civilization?
Peru
What countries produce beef?
Argentina and Uruguay
What animal is the beast of burden of the Andean countries (Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia)
llama
What is a brilliantly colored bird of Central America?
quetzal
What has the capitals of both Argentina and Uruguay on its banks?
The Rio de la Plata
What country produces emeralds (esmeraldas)?
Colombia
What part of Mexico is in the northern temperate zone?
northern
What country is the main producer of chicle?
Guatemala
What country is the largest island of the Caribbean?
Cuba

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