Diagnostic Quiz 8 - Question: According to the World Bank,...

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Question: According to the World Bank, which country is classified as a high-income country? Student answered: d) All of the above Correct answer: d) All of the above Question: What term do modernization theorists use to describe a value system in which hardship and suffering are viewed as an unavoidable aspect of life? Student answered: b) resignation Correct answer: c) fatalism Question: What is the trend of global inequality? Student answered: c) The gap between rich and poor countries has remained the same. Correct answer: a) The rich get richer, the poor get poorer. Question: Recently China was reclassified as a middle-income nation. Why? Student answered: a) There have been significant improvements in the annual per person income levels. Correct answer: b) The Chinese economy has experienced overall economic growth which placed it within the range for middle-income nations. Question: The political economic system by which more powerful nations take possession of less powerful ones in order to gain control of both natural resources and local markets is called: Student answered: d) modernization. Correct answer: b) colonialism. Question: What term describes the worldwide network of labor and production processes that extend from the acquisition of raw materials to the sale of finished products? Student answered: b) transnational production processes Correct answer: a) global commodity chain Question: How does the United Nations World Food Program define hunger? Student answered: d) A diet of 2200 or fewer calories a day Correct answer: c) A diet of 1800 or fewer calories a day Question: Most famine and hunger today are the result of Student answered: a) natural and social forces. Correct answer: a) natural and social forces.
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This note was uploaded on 06/27/2010 for the course SYG 2000 taught by Professor Finlay during the Spring '10 term at University of South Florida Sarasota–Manatee .

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Diagnostic Quiz 8 - Question: According to the World Bank,...

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