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Unformatted text preview: C. They were not an effective means of solving the problem of different resource distribution. D. They necessitated the establishment of permanent satellite communities in widely dispersed locations. E. They were useful only for the transportation of products from warm climatic zones. Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q5: 3 According to the passage, the inhabitants of the Andean highlands resolved the problem of unequal resource distribution primarily in which of the following ways? A. Following self-sufficient agricultural practices B. Increasing commodity production from the ecological zones in the highland basins C. Increasing their reliance on long-distance trade networks D. Establishing satellite communities throughout the Andean highlands E. Establishing production forces in ecological zones beyond their parent communities Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q6: The passage suggests that as a way of addressing the problem of different resource distribution in the preindustrial world, the practice of vertical economy differed from the use of long-distance trade networks in that vertical economy allowed A. commodities to reach the end consumer faster B. a wide variety of agricultural goods to reach the end consumer C. a single group to maintain control over the production process D. greater access to commodities from lower, warmer climatic zones E. greater use of self-sufficient agricultural techniques Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q7: The passage suggests that for an Andean highland village attempting to resolve the problem of unequal resource distribution, the strategy known as compressed verticality would probably be inappropriate for which of the following situations? A. The village’s location is such that it is difficult for the village to participate in long-distance trade networks. B. The village does not have the resources to establish permanent satellite communities in production zones beyond the home community. C. The warm-land crop regions nearest to the village are all below 6,000 feet. D. The location of the village does not provide ready access to an adequate variety of ecological zones. E. The nearest crop production zones are located below the village, while the nearest pasturelands are located above the village. Answer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q8: Many large department stores in Montalia now provide shopping carts for their customers. Since customers using shopping carts tend to buy more than those without shopping carts, most of these stores are experiencing strong sales growth, while most other department stores are not. Therefore, in order to boost sales, managers of Jerrod’s, Montalia’s premier department store, are planning to purchase shopping carts and make 4 them available to the store’s customers next month.them available to the store’s customers next month....
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