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2. What natural resources are in abundance that can be exploited?

  • Water and gas.
  • Rare minerals and precious woods from the Amazon Rainforest.
  • Oil, timber and minerals.
  • Oil and timber.

3. Hydroelectric power is a key way of getting enough energy for the growing population. How much has it grown since 1960?

  • Sixfold
  • Threefold
  • Ninefold
  • Fourfold

4. What was the population in 1950, and 2011?

  • 1950- 45 million, 2011- 232 million
  • 1950- 154 million, 2011- 210 million
  • 1950- 54 million, 2011- 201 million
  • 1950- 56 million, 2011- 110 million

5. What is the major reason for deforestation in the Amazon basin?

  • Cattle ranching and plantations.
  • To create access roads.
  • Timber.
  • Oil production

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