Dashboard ► My courses ► VT WR fall18 ► Book quizzes ► Quiz 8 Question 1 Correct 1.00 points out of 1.00 Question 2 Correct 1.00 points out of 1.00 Started on Friday, October 19, 2018, 11:04 AM State Finished Completed on Friday, October 19, 2018, 11:59 AM Time taken 54 mins 44 secs Grade 28.00 out of 30.00 ( 93 %) According to The Plaid Avenger, Central America can be summarized by this one word. Select one: a. Violence b. Poverty c. Urbanization d. Globalization e. Socialist With regards to this chapter, who owned “The Great White Fleet”? Select one: a. Dominican Republic b. United Fruit Company c. Guatemala d. Cuba e. United States
Question 3 Correct 1.00 points out of 1.00 Question 4 Correct 1.00 points out of 1.00 Question 5 Correct 1.00 points out of 1.00 The physical environment of an area does not affect the economic environment of the area. Select one: True False Which is NOT considered a “big problem” with Central America according to the Plaid Avenger? Select one: a. Chinese investment b. Political instability c. Drugs d. Wealth disparity e. Gangs f. Landlessness g. Natural disasters A big part of the history of Central America involves the US protecting its economic interests. Select one: True False
Question 6 Incorrect 0.00 points out of 1.00 Question 7 Correct 1.00 points out of 1.00 Question 8 Correct 1.00 points out of 1.00 Why was the Panama Canal moved? Select one: a. Congress did not want to spend as much money as originally budgeted b. Surveyors determined the Panama route was a better fit c. Investors were concerned about Nicaraguan geology d. The political situation was unstable e. Investors were concerned about the destruction of banana plantations Except for Costa Rica, approximately how much of the populations of Central America live below the poverty line? Select one: a. 10-30% b. 30-50% c. 60-80% d. over 90% e. No one lives below the poverty line. Guatemalan President Jacobo Arbenz Guzman was thrown out of office by CIA sponsored 'liberators' because he: Select one: a. Wanted to redistribute lands owned by United Fruit Company to the large percentage of the population that was landless b. Was threatening the United States c. Wanted to convert the country to communism d. Was democratically elected e. Accepted weapons and money from the Soviet Union
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