HIST 350 Spring 2002 Map Quizzes Study Guide

Latin America - From Skidomore and Smith This is the map that is found on page 4 of your textbook. The two map quizzes will be based on this map.

QUIZ 1 - January 23 - Countries Quiz. You will be given a version of this map with the country names erased. You will have to identify the following countries: Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Equador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, Cuba, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. Please do not be confused by the odd gap between Costa Rica and Panama on this map. That gap is NOT the Panama Canal. It's just an odd printing error.

QUIZ 2 - January 30 - Capitals Quiz. For this quiz, you will have to know the capitals of all the countries in Quiz 1. For all but the following exceptions, the capital of a country is the city show on this map in that particular country. Exceptions: Brazil - The map shows three cities in Brazil. Only Brasilia is the capital.
For the following countries, the capital is not shown. PANAMA - PANAMA CITY.
  • Guatemala - Guatemala City
  • Belize - Belmopan
  • El Salvador - San Salvador
  • Honduras - Tegucigalpa
  • Nicaragua - Managua
  • Costa Rica - San Jose
  • Haiti - Port-au-Prince
  • Dominican Republic - San Domingo
  • Paraguay - Asuncion