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What is subsistence farming?
a) Farming typically done with machines or pesticides.
b) Farming large scale to sell off
c) Farming to feed others.
d) Farming to feed one's family.

Which is not a traditional practice of the Mayan people?
a) Ribbons/feathers in girls' hair.
b) Colorful homemaid clothing
c) Adobe houses
d) Electricity in homes

What does the word indigenous mean?
a) Native
b) New
c) Modern
d) Normal

What group loans money to global government?
a) United Nations
b) European Union
c) U.S. Congress
d) World Bank

What country experienced major water shortages?
a) Bolivia
b) Venezuela
c) Brazil
d) Peru

What company took over the water trade in Bolivia? What country were they from?
a) Standard Oil, England
b) International Exemplary Use of Water, Switzerland
c) Aguas del Tunari, United States
d) American Steel, U.S.

What trade agreement caused Mexican farmers to lose their jobs?
a) Microsoft
b) NAFTA
c) NATO
d) European Union

What is the largest city in Latin America? (Spatiaul Inequality is REALLY bad)
a) Sao Paulo
b) Brasilia
c) Rio de Janeiro
d) Mexico City

What is sustainable development?
a) Growing at a steady pace.
b) Growing in a way that can be done for years to come.
c) Growing really fast without care to resource use.
d) Growing slowly and not using any resources.

What is deforestation?
a) The destruction of forests for development.
b) The removal of companies that want to use the forest.
c) The destruction of the cities.
d) The development of fields and valleys for urban sprawl.

What type of jobs do the upper class work in Mexico City?
a) Desk jobs
b) Own small markets
c) Government Jobs
d)

What is the overall level of well-being of a society?
a) Standard of living
b) Life Expectancy
c) Human Rating
d) Developmet Rate

Why does the the Amazon Rainforest have the name lungs of the earth?
a) The trees breathe like humans.
b) The forest recycles carbon from the area to create oxygen
c) The forest is the heaviest rain area in the world.
d) The forest has the largest variety of animals.

What is life like for the upper class of Mexico?
a) They live in shantytowns. They have poor quality homes and it is very dirty. They work construction, manufacturing, or street
b) They live in mixed use areas of markets and homes. They may own businesses.
c) The people live in gated communities, own nice things, and police protect them well.
d)

What is life like for the working class of Mexico?
a) They live in shantytowns. They have poor quality homes and it is very dirty. They work construction, manufacturing, or street
b) They live in mixed use areas of markets and homes. They may own businesses.
c) The people live in gated communities, own nice things, and police protect them well.
d)

What is life like for the poor of Mexico?
a) They live in shantytowns. They have poor quality homes and it is very dirty. They work construction, manufacturing, or street
b) They live in mixed use areas of markets and homes. They may own businesses.
c) The people live in gated communities, own nice things, and police protect them well.
d)

What is spatial inequality?
a) The equal status of residents in a city.
b) It is when one group has lesson resources where they live than another group.
c) It is when everyone has access to the same amount of water, electricity, etc.
d) It is the destruction of forests across Brazil.

What are some solutions to the expansion of cities?
a) Creating a boundary in which the city can grow.
b) Dedicating an acre to save for every acre used for growth.
c) Establishing parks and zones but leaving everything else available for growth.
d) All of the above.

What is the longest river in South America?
a) Tigris
b) Amazon
c) Andes
d) Tacata

What is urban sprawl?
a) The expansion of farmlands.
b) The growth of the rural areas.
c) The expansion of cities uncontrollably.
d) The declining size of a city.

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