Practice Questions--Chapters 1 and 2

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Practice Questions Chapter 1 and Chapter 2
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01-01 Which of the following statements about globalization is true? 1. Due to globalization, eventually there will be one uniform culture. 2. Through a trickle down process, monetary wealth will rise throughout the  world. 3. The number of poor people around the world will continue to grow with  globalization. 4. Its spread and growth can be managed to protect peoples and the  environment. 5. The development of transnational firms will put the environment at risk  for further exploitation.
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01-01 Which of the following statements about globalization is true? 1. Due to globalization, eventually there will be one uniform culture. 2. Through a trickle down process, monetary wealth will rise throughout  the world. 3. The number of poor people around the world will continue to grow with  globalization. 1. Its spread and growth can be managed to protect peoples and the  environment. 2. The development of transnational firms will put the environment  at risk for further exploitation. Explanation : Choices 1-4 could be possibilities, but only time will tell; Choice 5 is the only certain statement.
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Which of the following statements about population is correct? 1. Today, most international migrants are refugees. 1. Family planning policies seek to limit population growth. 1. In some countries, in-migration comprises a significant amount of  population growth. 1. In the “developed” world only, rapid urbanization is reshaping  population patterns. 1. For the most part, the world’s 6 billion people are evenly  distributed across the Earth’s surface. 01-02
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Which of the following statements about population is correct? 1. Today, most international migrants are refugees. 1. Family planning policies seek to limit population growth. 1. In some countries, in-migration comprises a significant amount of  population growth. 1. In the “developed” world only, rapid urbanization is reshaping population  patterns. 1. For the most part, the world’s 6 billion people are evenly distributed across  the Earth’s surface. Explanation : Industrialized countries like the US and UK tend to have  low birthrates. Consequently, immigrants account for a large proportion  of total population growth. 01-02
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In the Demographic Transition Model: 1. Birth- and death rates and pop- ulation  growth are high in Phase 1. 2. Population growth stabilizes when death  rates decline in Phase 2. 3. Eventually, industrialization and  urbanization lead to smaller families.
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