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twenty questions

Twenty Questions

Chapter 3 Review

slide3
“The black soil of the Nile Delta has made it the foundation stone of seven millennia of human history.... Today Egypt’s battle is to preserve the soil and water that have always given life to the delta. One hundred fifty years ago this nation had five million acres of farmland and five million citizens; now it has seven million acres of farmland and 60 million citizens. And every nine months there are nearly a million more Egyptians to feed.”

National Geographic

According to the paragraph, for how long have people farmed on the Nile Delta?

a. 70 years c.700 years

b. 7,000 years d.7 years

B

slide4
“Geographic location of resources, labor, and capital means less as scattered countries use information technologies to work together. Many cars have parts made in a half dozen countries; stores sell lookalike clothes sewn on four continents.... Money moves most easily. Stocks, currency, and bonds traded on worldwide electronic markets amount to an estimated three trillion dollars each day....”

National Geographic

What would be the best title for this paragraph?

a. Global Connections c. Selling Cars Worldwide

b. Sewing International Clothes d. Worldwide Electronic Money

A

slide5
“Geographic location of resources, labor, and capital means less as scattered countries use information technologies to work together. Many cars have parts made in a half dozen countries; stores sell lookalike clothes sewn on four continents.... Money moves most easily. Stocks, currency, and bonds traded on worldwide electronic markets amount to an estimated three trillion dollars each day....”

National Geographic

  • According to this quote, what ties countries together today?

a. information technologies c.. workers

b. resources d. capital

A

slide6
“Geographic location of resources, labor, and capital means less as scattered countries use information technologies to work together. Many cars have parts made in a half dozen countries; stores sell lookalike clothes sewn on four continents.... Money moves most easily. Stocks, currency, and bonds traded on worldwide electronic markets amount to an estimated three trillion dollars each day....”

National Geographic

  • According to the quote, what moves easiest in a global economy?

a. labor c. clothes

b. money d. cars

B

slide7
What is the Torah?

a. the Gospels of the New Testament

  • the first five books of the Hebrew Bible
  • eight paths to nirvana
  • five pillars of faith revealed in the Quran

Turn to page 82 to answer the question

B

slide8
Who was the major leader of Buddhism?

a. Abraham c. Muhammad

b. Siddhartha Gautama d. Jesus Christ

Turn to page 82 to answer the question

B

slide9
Which of the following is NOT a main Hindu god?

a. Siva c. Vishnu

  • Brahmad. Buddha

Turn to page 82 to answer the question

D

slide10
“If one word [describes] the changes we are living through, it is ‘globalization.’ ...What are [the] global issues? .... First, freedom from want. How can we call human beings free and equal in dignity when over a billion of them are struggling to survive on less than one dollar a day? ...The second ... is freedom from fear.... We must do more to prevent conflicts from happening at all.... The third [is] the freedom of future generations to sustain their lives on this planet.... We need to remember the old African wisdom which I learned as a child--that the earth is not ours.”

Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations

  • Which continent do you think the author of this quote is from?

a. Africa c. Europe

b. Asia d. South America

A

slide11
“If one word [describes] the changes we are living through, it is ‘globalization.’ ...What are [the] global issues? .... First, freedom from want. How can we call human beings free and equal in dignity when over a billion of them are struggling to survive on less than one dollar a day? ...The second ... is freedom from fear.... We must do more to prevent conflicts from happening at all.... The third [is] the freedom of future generations to sustain their lives on this planet.... We need to remember the old African wisdom which I learned as a child--that the earth is not ours. Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • Which of the following is NOT one of the global issues discussed in the quote?

a. freedom from want

b. to protect the planet for future generations

c. freedom from fear

d. ability to move freely among countries

D

slide12
In the sixth century B.C., a man named Siddhartha Gautama lived in India. He is better known as the Buddha. In his lifetime, he gained thousands of devoted followers. People would come to him seeking to know more about him, asking, “Are you a god?”

“No,” he answered.“Are you an angel?”

“No.”“Are you a saint?”

“No.”“Then what are you?”

The Buddha replied, “I am awake.”

Based on the quote, which of the following statements about Buddha is true?

a. Only after his death did his message spread.

b. He had only a handful of followers at the time of his death.

c. He hungered for power and fame.

d. He was well-known during his lifetime.

D

slide13
“The world’s population exceeded 6 billion in October 1999. In that year, the earth’s population gew by nearly 80 million. Ninety-seven percent of this growth happened in the poorest parts of the world. In the next generation, there will be 3 billion young people. This is equal to the whole population of the world in 1960. If population growth does not change, by no later than the year 2025, the combined population of Asia and Africa will be 6.5 billion.
  • What was the world’s population in 1960?

a. over 6 billion c.80 million

b. 3 billion d.97 million

B

slide14
“The world’s population exceeded 6 billion in October 1999. In that year, the earth’s population gew by nearly 80 million. Ninety-seven percent of this growth happened in the poorest parts of the world. In the next generation, there will be 3 billion young people. This is equal to the whole population of the world in 1960. If population growth does not change, by no later than the year 2025, the combined population of Asia and Africa will be 6.5 billion.
  • How long did it take for the world to double its population to reach 6 billion?

a. about 100 years c. about 25 years

b. about 40 years d. about 60 years

B

slide15
What type of economic system does North Korea have?
  • a. mixed c. market
  • b. traditionald. command

Turn to page 94 to answer the quesiton

D

slide16
Who owns the resources in a command economy?

a. private businesses c. no one, resources are shared

  • the government d. individuals

Turn to page 94 to answer the questions

B

slide17
How are prices and wages determined in a market economy?

a. by customs handed down from previous generations

b. by government control

c. through federal agencies

  • by supply and demand

Turn to page 94 to answer the question

D

slide18
How are goods and services exchanged in a traditional economy?

a .through barter

b. through shortages and surpluses

c. through government regulation

d. through prices and wages

Turn to page 94 to answer question

A

slide19
Language, religion, customs, and beliefs are part of a(n) ____.
  • a. political system c. economic system
  • b. standard of living d. culture

D

slide20
The ability of people to instantly communicate all over the world is known as ____.

a. the Information Revolution c. high-speed cable

b. the Agricultural Revolution d. the Industrial Revolution

A

slide21
What type of government does Japan have?

a. constitutional monarchy c. representative democracy

  • direct democracy d. dictatorship

Turn to page 83 to answer question

A

slide22
In which of the following do citizens NOT hold power?
  • a. constitutional monarchy c. representative democracy
  • b. absolute monarchy d. direct democracy

Turn to page 83 to answer question

B

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