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Geography/First People Reading Guide 03 (20 Points)

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

National Geographic
 

 1. 

The first North Americans are believed to have migrated from _________.
a.
Siberia
c.
South America
b.
Europe
d.
Canada
 

 2. 

The first North Americans crossed a land bridge over the Atlantic Ocean.
a.
True
b.
False
 

 3. 

The Olmec and the Maya, indigenous to ______________, built the first cities on the continent, eventually leading to the great urban areas of Tenochtitlan, Texcoco, and Tlacopan.
a.
South America
c.
North America
b.
“Murica”
d.
Central America
 

 4. 

Mayan culture was good at astronomy.
a.
True
b.
False
 

 5. 

Cultures throughout southern North America harvested _______ squash, and beans in regular cycles. This sort of agriculture allowed major civilizations to develop.
a.
apples
c.
corn
b.
oranges
d.
peanuts
 

 6. 

Early people were _________ and followed their food. “Instead, they followed favorable weather patterns, natural agricultural cycles, and animal migrations.”
a.
civilized
c.
stable
b.
nomadic
d.
agricultural
 

 7. 

_____________ is also an important part of North America’s economy.
a.
Militarism
c.
Hunting
b.
Nomadic living
d.
Tourism
 

 8. 

Most significantly, the agreements have reduced or eliminated duties and tariffs. A ________ is a kind of tax charged for items purchased outside the country.
a.
tariff
c.
tax
b.
charge
d.
duty
 

 9. 

A tariff is another kind of _______, charged on imports and exports.
a.
tariff
c.
tax
b.
charge
d.
duty
 

 10. 

NAFTA was signed in _________, opening up trade between countries in North America.
a.
1994
c.
1996
b.
2004
d.
2001
 



 
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