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1

What is another name for a large square in the center of Mexico City

Plaza

2

What is the third largest country in Latin America

Mexico

3

What are houses that are made up of sun dried bricks

Adobe

4

What vegetable was first grown in Mexico

Corn

5

What are special celebrations called in Mexico

Fiestas

6

What special day is May 5th,

Cinco de mayo

7

When Mexico changed its economy from less farming to more manufacturing it is called

Industrialized

8

Where does most of petroleum and natural gas found

Gulf of Mexico

9

What are businesses that provide services to people rather than produce goods

Service industries

10

What are two major service industries

Banking and tourism

11

Who are people who travel from place to place when extra workers are needed to plant or harvest crops

Migrant workers

12

A thick haze or fog and chemicals is called

Smog

13

What river is one of the most polluted rivers

Rio grande

14

What percent of people live in cities

70 percent