Chapter 5--Practice Questions

Chapter 5--Practice Questions - Chapter 5 Which of the...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–6. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Chapter 5 Which of the following statements about the Caribbean is true? 05-01 1(a) It is a distinct world region because it is culturally homogeneous. 2(b) The name Caribbean has been in use since colonization began in the sixteenth century. 3(c) Africans were brought to the region as slaves after the indigenous population was decimated. 4(d) The Caribbean is commonly accepted by geographers as a distinct world region. 5(e) Historically, the plantation system dominated the economy of this world region but no longer influences it today. Which of the following statements about the Caribbean is true? 05-01 1(a) It is a distinct world region because it is culturally homogeneous. 2(b) The name Caribbean has been in use since colonization began in the sixteenth century. 3(c) Africans were brought to the region as slaves after the indigenous population was decimated. 4(d) The Caribbean is commonly accepted by geographers as a distinct world region. 5(e) Historically, the plantation system dominated the economy of this world region but no longer influences it today. The primary reason the tropical forests of the Caribbean were cleared by European colonizers was because: 05-02 1(a) land was needed for sugar cane farming. 2(b) the lumber was used for housing. 3(c) the harvested wood was burned as fuel. 4(d) Europeans saw the forests as unproductive. 5(e) people needed land to build homes. The primary reason the tropical forests of the Caribbean were cleared by European colonizers was because: 05-02 1(a) land was needed for sugar cane farming....
View Full Document

Page1 / 21

Chapter 5--Practice Questions - Chapter 5 Which of the...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 6. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online