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Question 1: They came mainly to escape the growing conflicts of ________, and were attracted by the wool industry of the area.
Caucasus CampaignWorld War IArmenian GenocideWestern Front (World War I)

Question 2: Mining includes gold (Cerro Vanguardia), ________, gypsum, salt and others.
Soil liquefactionSoilClaySand

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Ochre-ink art in Rio Pinturas, Santa Cruz. Made by the long-vanished Toldense people, they are perhaps 9,000 years old.
  The Santa Cruz River.
  Néstor and Cristina Kirchner (center) in conference with fellow Patagonia-area lawmakers.

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  Scene from La Patagonia Rebelde. Based on an ill-fated local strike in 1922, the 1974 epic was made with the encouragement of Santa Cruz's governor.
  Ochre-ink art in Rio Pinturas, Santa Cruz. Made by the long-vanished Toldense people, they are perhaps 9,000 years old.
  The windswept Patagonian landscape of Santa Cruz.
  Perito Moreno Glacier, near El Calafate. Until recently, the only glacier of its type in the world that was still expanding.

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  Oceanographic craft ARA Puerto Deseado
  Ochre-ink art in Rio Pinturas, Santa Cruz. Made by the long-vanished Toldense people, they are perhaps 9,000 years old.
  Néstor and Cristina Kirchner (center) in conference with fellow Patagonia-area lawmakers.

Question 6: The ________ production at Río Turbio, Argentina's only active coal mine, is of around one million m3 per year.
CoalWind powerGrid energy storageHydroelectricity

Question 7: Livestock also includes small numbers of ________, and in lesser numbers pigs and horses.
Wild boarDeerCattleWater Buffalo

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Desert Lake and, in the background, the emblematic Mt. Fitz Roy.
  Oceanographic craft ARA Puerto Deseado
  Néstor and Cristina Kirchner (center) in conference with fellow Patagonia-area lawmakers.
  Oceanographic craft ARA Puerto Deseado

Question 9: Between 1825 and 1836 there were a series of explorations of the regions, including that of ________ in 1834.
EvolutionCharles Darwin's religious viewsCharles Darwin's educationCharles Darwin

Question 10: Sea fishing, and its later industrialization at the fishing ports of Puerto Deseado, Puerto San Julián, Puerto Santa Cruz and Río Gallegos produces prawn, ________, hake and dozens of others.
OctopusSea urchinFlatfishSquid







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