Americas Map Quiz

1.

What civilizations are we studying for the Americas unit?

AMaya, Aztecs and Native Americans
BMaya, Pilgrims and Incas
CMaya, Incas and Aztecs
DAztecs, Maya, and Romans
2.

What river cuts through the desert and forms a border between Mexico and the United States?

ARio Grande River
BAmazon River
CMississippi River
DNatchez River
3.

What mountains in the western portion of South America run roughly parallel to the Pacific coast for more than 5,000 miles?

ASierra Nevada Mountains
BHimalaya Mountains
CAndes Mountains
DMexico Mountains
4.

What city is located on the Yucatan Peninsula?

AMexico City
BCusco
CMiami
DCancun
5.

Which ancient civilization lived for a period of time on the Yucatan Peninsula?

AAztec
BInca
CNative Americans
DMaya
6.

Machu Picchu, the lost city, is found in what mountain range?

ASierra Madres
BSierra Madre Occidental
CRocky Mountains
DAndes Mountains
7.

What is the name of the long river in South America that goes from Peru to the Atlantic Ocean?

AMississippi River
BAmazon River
CNile River
DYucutan River
8.

What is the name of the ocean located on the western side of South America?

AAtlantic Ocean
BIndian Ocean
CPacific Ocean
DMexican Ocean
9.

What is the fertile plain that covers most of central Argentina?

ASerengti
BPampas
CCuba
DSierra Madre
10.

What is the sea to the north of South America?

AMediterranean Sea
BFlorida Sea
CCaribbean Sea
DArctic Sea
11.

What desert is located in northern Chile that is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Andes Mountains to the east?

ASahara Desert
BMiddle East Desert
CAtacama Desert
DMexican Desert
12.

What is the vast river basin that covers most of northern Brazil and parts of Bolivia,Peru, Ecuador, Columbia, and Venezuela?

AGhana Basin
BPatagonia Basin
CGuiana Basin
DAmazon Basin