Practice Questions--Chapters 1 and 2

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Unformatted text preview: Practice Questions Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 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. 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. 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 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 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....
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course GEOG 202 taught by Professor O'reilly during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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