State: NY Grade: 5
1. In the past, the economy of Central America mostly depended on _____.
2. Costa Rica is unusual because it has no _____.
3. What hurt the economy of Nicaragua and El Salvador in the 1980s?
a. civil war
b. a stock market crash
c. Hurricane Mitch
d. a huge teachers’ strike
4. Which country is the only English-speaking country in Central America?
c. Costa Rica
d. El Salvador
5. Which of these Central American countries has a high literacy rate and strong economy?
a. Costa Rica
c. El Salvador