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Question 1: When the Conquistadors came to the ________ in the 16th century, followed by settlers, they brought their cattle and cattle-raising techniques with them.
North AmericaSouth AmericaAmericasAmericas (terminology)

Question 2: ________, invented in 1874, gradually made inroads in fencing off privately owned land, especially for homesteads.
Trench warfareBarbed tapeBarbed wireFortification

Question 3: In much of South America, including Ecuador and ________, the term hacienda may be used.
Quindío DepartmentValle del Cauca DepartmentColombian armed conflict (1964–present)Colombia

Question 4: For similar reasons, the concept of a "ranch" is also not seen to any significant degree in most of western ________.
Eastern EuropeEuropeBalkansWestern Europe

Question 5: However, in the 20th century, cattle raising expanded into less-suitable areas of the ________.
Rocas AtollGran ChacoPantanalAtlantic Forest

Question 6: The only stock-raising properties in the ________ that are anywhere close to the size of the ranches in other nations are the largest hill farms in the upland areas of the United Kingdom.
British IslesEnglandNorthern IrelandIreland

Question 7: Ranchero or rancho are also generic terms used throughout ________.
Latin American cultureAmericasSouth AmericaLatin America

Question 8: In ________, the equivalent agricultural lands are known as 'stations' in the context of what stock they carry — usually referred to as cattle stations or sheep stations.
CanadaBarbadosAustraliaUnited Kingdom

Question 9: When Liholiho's son, Kauikeaouli (Kamehameha III), visited ________, then still a part of Mexico, he was impressed with the skill of the Mexican vaqueros.
Los AngelesCaliforniaSacramento, CaliforniaSan Jose, California

Question 10: Beginning with the settlement of ________ in the 1840s, and expansion both north and west from that time, through the Civil War and into the 1880s, ranching dominated western economic activity.
TexasIllinoisOklahomaUnited States







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