Ex--3 - EXERCISE 3 1. In South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa,...

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EXERCISE 3 1. In South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, about what share of the labor force works in agriculture? a. one tenth b. one third c. one half d. two thirds Answer: D 2. In South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, about what share of output is contributed by agriculture? a. one tenth b. one fifth c. two fifths d. one half Answer: B 3. During the 1990s, food production increased faster than population in all regions of the developing world except a. Latin America. b. East Asia. c. Sub-Saharan Africa. d. None of the above. Answer: C 4. The African agrarian system is characterized by a. absentee landlords. b. a dual agrarian system known as latifundio-minifundio. c. land fragmentation. d. shifting cultivation. Answer: D 5. The system of land tenure in which tenant farmers pay a fixed share of their crop to landowners is called a. communal farming. b. collective farming. c. latifundio-minifundio system. d.
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This note was uploaded on 05/19/2011 for the course ECON 340 taught by Professor Mostafabeshkar during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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Ex--3 - EXERCISE 3 1. In South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa,...

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