Economic opportunities of tectonic landscapes

A multiple choice quiz about one of the case studies for the iGCSE Paper 1 - Physical Geography

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1. Where are the Andes?

  • On the Western side of South America
  • In Africa
  • In South America
  • In America
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2. What minerals are mined in the Andes

  • Vegemite
  • Gold, silver & nickel
  • Kryptonite
  • Sulphur

3. Why are the Andes good for HEP

  • Because they are very inaccessible
  • Lots of rainfall, snowmelt and narrow valleys that are easily dammed
  • Because they are not very high
  • Because they are near the sea

4. What does subsistence mean

  • They only eat llama milk
  • They produce food for themselves and their families to eat
  • They only eat vegetables
  • They sell all of their food

5. Why do tourists visit the Andes

  • Natural attractions such as the mountains, volcanoes and historic remains
  • Hot weather
  • Sunny weather
  • Golden beaches fringed by palm trees


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