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1. The measure most commonly used to determine the wealth of nations is the: a. gender development index. b. human poverty index. c. per capita gross national index. d. gross domestic product. 2. The per capita GNI of Ethiopia was $________ in 2002. a. 10 b. 100 c. 1,000 d. 10,000 3. The per capita GNI of the U.S. was $________ in 2002. a. 43,200 b. 28,700 c. 35, 400 d. 17,900 4. Most of the world's poorest countries are in: a. Africa. b. South America. c. Central America. d. The Caribbean. 5. The poorest countries comprise more than ________ billion people. a. 2 b. 4 c. 3 d. 1 6. ________, or the ability of a country to exercise control over other countries or groups of countries, is a significant dimension of global stratification. a. Prestige b. Achilles' heel c. Power d. None of these choices 7. Which of the following countries is not considered a semi-peripheral country? a. Mexico b. Turkey c. Japan d. Spain
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8. The poor, largely agricultural countries of the world are called: a. core countries. b. second-world countries. c. peripheral countries. d. semiperipheral countries. 9. Which of the following statements about the First, Second, and Third Worlds system of categorizing nations is correct? a. It is essentially a post Cold War system. b. It combines levels of development with political orientation. c.
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