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Quiz on World Development






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Grade Standards: below 60% F, 60-70 D, 70-80 C, 80-90 B, 90-100 A.

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1 Countries of the world are divided into three groups:LDC(less developed country), MDC (moderately developed country, HDC (highly developed country). Which of the following is not one of the characteristics that determine to which category a country belongs?
     
a) transportation and communication
b) Gross National Product (GNP)
c) consumption of energy and literacy
d) the employment of a country
e) none of the above.
2 The United States, Japan, and New Zealand are examples in which category?
     
a) LDC
b) DC
c) HDC
d) MDC
e) none of the above
3 Which of the following countries has the highest GNI PPP?
     
a) Germany
b) Sweden
c) Switzerland
d) United States
e) Japan
4 Which of the following are characteristics of a LDC country:
     
a) poor medical facilities
b) GNP is under $3000 per year
c) infant mortality rate is high
d) poorly developed trade and transportation
e) all of the above.
5 MDCs gross national product ranges from
     
a) $4000-$10000
b) over $10000
c) $6000-$10000
d) under $3000
e) none of the above.
6 Which of the following countries are examples of MDCs?
     
a) Bahamas
b) Brazil
c) Mexico
d) Saudi Arabia
e) all of the above.
7 The "brain drain" has a positive influence on what category of country?
     
a) LDC
b) HDC
c) MDC
d) UDC
e) none of the above.
8 Which of the following is not one of the idealistic goals of an HDC?
     
a) careful use of resources
b) a stable society in which young people can find their "place"
c) inclusion of all age groups and people in economic prosperity
d) development of technology to kill people
e) none of the above.
9 An HDC country is characterized by?
     
a) has strong military control
b) low population growth
c) advanced medical facilities
d) extensive trade contracts
e) all of the above.
10 The United States consumes ____ of the world's energy but only has _____ percent of the world's population?
     
a) 25-40 percent: 21.6
b) 30-40 percent: 19.6
c) 25-40 percent: 4.6
d) 40-55 percent: 21.0
e) none of the above.





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