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13) Based on the core-periphery model, the majority of periphery countries are in A. Africa, parts of Asia, and parts of South America. B. Asia, parts of Eastern Europe, and parts of South America. C. North America, Africa, and parts of Asia. D. South America, parts of North America, and parts of Eastern Europe. 14) All maps have some degree of inaccuracy in their representation of the earth because A. all maps are drawn for political purposes. B. it is impossible to eliminate the perspective of the mapmaker. C. distance decay makes accuracy impossible. D. distortions will always occur when projecting a sphere onto a flat surface. 15) Which climate is home to the biggest forests in the world? A. the steppes B. the rainforest C. the humid continental climate D. the taiga 16) Which of the following is the best example of a stateless nation? A. Kurdistan B. Hong Kong C. Syria D. Tajikistan 17) The two distinct culture systems that exist today in North and South Korea are the result of A. cultural convergence. B. acculturation. C. assimilation. D. cultural divergence. 18) India has a large labor pool that allows it to run call centers more inexpensively than any other country. It also has a skilled labor pool to provide information technology services more efficiently than any other country. Based on the theory of comparative advantage, what would be the best economic policy? A. to focus on developing call centers B. to focus on developing information technology services C. to develop both call centers and information technology services equally D. to pursue a third industry related to call centers and information technology services 19) Which of the following is an example of secondary geographic data? A. observations of daily climate in a rainforest B. religious artifacts from ancient Mesopotamia C. a contour map of Mount Everest D. a student’s description of his or her neighborhood 321
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E CONOMICS Directions: Read the question carefully and choose the best answer. 1) Paul decides that, having already completed two revisions of his resume, he should read through and revise it one more time. Which of the following is most likely true? A. The marginal benefit of the third revision is less than the marginal cost of the third revision. B. The marginal benefit of the third revision is at least as great as the marginal cost of the third revision. C. Without knowing Paul’s opportunity cost of revising his resume, there is no way to determine if the marginal benefits outweigh the marginal costs. D. The second revision’s marginal benefit was most likely less than its marginal cost. 2) In the production possibility curve below, economic growth would be indicated if the curve moved A. from point C to point A B. from point A to point B C. from point A to point D D. from point D to point C 3) Max and Karen can both make desserts and peel carrots for the restaurant’s evening service. For every dessert made, Max can peel thirty carrots and Karen can peel sixty carrots. Based on this

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