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Unformatted text preview: 3/1/12 Midterm Exam 1/2 www2.fiu.edu/Agirardc/2010midterm.htm Sample of Previous Midterm E[am Questions Social PUoblemV -SYG 2010 1. Which of the following is true worker dislocation and unemployment? A. Displaced workers are workers who have been forced by large companies to move to a different geographic area. B. Growth in the teenage labor market has been one trend that reduces the unemployment rate. *C. One disturbing trend during recent economic downturns has been that the long-term unemployed are increasingly likely to be between thirty and fifty-five years old. D. MaTXiladoUaV have been a source of jobs for Americans, although these jobs tend to be low paying 2. Which of the following is true regarding the distribution of income and wealth in the world today? A. he .S. has a lower poverty rate than Canada, France, or the nited Kingdom. B. he nited States has a less equal distribution of income than Kenya, Peru, Brazil, and Panama....
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