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Chapter 2 Globalization, Core-Periphery. 02.01 A minisystem is a society with: 1. a single cultural base 2. a modern economy 3. an extensive physical infrastructure 4. extensive urbanization 5. all of the above. 02.01 A minisystem is a society with: 1. a single cultural base

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Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

Chapter 2Globalization, Core-Periphery


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.01 A minisystem is a society with:

1. a single cultural base

2. a modern economy

3. an extensive physical infrastructure

4. extensive urbanization

5. all of the above


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.01 A minisystem is a society with:

1. a single cultural base

2. a modern economy

3. an extensive physical infrastructure

4. extensive urbanization

5. all of the above

Explanation: Minisystems are societies with a single cultural base and a reciprocal social economy. They are found only in subsistence-based economies.


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.02 Which country was a core region in 1800?

1. United States

2. Japan

3. China

4. France

5. Russia


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.02 Which country was a core region in 1800?

1. United States

2. Japan

3. China

4. France

5. Russia


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.03 Which country was a core region in 1900?

1. Japan

2. Australia

3. Italy

4. Russia

5. Canada


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.03 Which country was a core region in 1900?

1. Japan

2. Australia

3. Italy

4. Russia

5. Canada


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.04 Which country was a core region in 2000?

1. Russia

2. Spain

3. Australia

4. Brazil

5. India


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.04 Which country was a core region in 2000?

1. Russia

2. Spain

3. Australia

4. Brazil

5. India


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.05 The Industrial Revolution in Europe:

1. took place simultaneously throughout Europe

2. diffused from southern to northern Europe

3. began in Britain where power and raw materials were available

4. began in Germany

5. moved generally from east to west


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.05 The Industrial Revolution in Europe:

1. took place simultaneously throughout Europe

2. diffused from southern to northern Europe

3. began in Britain where power and raw materials were available

4. began in Germany

5. moved generally from east to west


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.06 In 2004, the 20% of the world’s population living in the highest-income countries had about what share of world income?

1. 5%

2. 20%

3. 50%

4. 75%

5. 100%


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.06 In 2004, the 20% of the world’s population living in the highest-income countries had about what share of world income?

1. 5%

2. 20%

3. 50%

4. 75%

5. 100%

Explanation: The fifth of the world’s population living in the richest countries had about 75% of world income in 2004; the fifth of the world’s population living in the poorest countries had just 1% of world income. These figures indicate how unequally world income is distributed.


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.07 Which countries have the highest share of the world’s internet users?

1. United Kingdom and Germany

2. United States and Russia

3. United States and China

4. Japan and Australia

5. none of the above


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.07 Which countries have the highest share of the world’s internet users?

1. United Kingdom and Germany

2. United States and Russia

3. United States and China

4. Japan and Australia

5. none of the above


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.08 This philosopher’s belief in the intellectual importance of geography helped establish it as a formal discipline:

1. Ellen Churchill Semple

2. Carl Sauer

3. Charles Darwin

4. Ellsworth Huntington

5. Immanuel Kant


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.08 This philosopher’s belief in the intellectual importance of geography helped establish it as a formal discipline:

1. Ellen Churchill Semple

2. Carl Sauer

3. Charles Darwin

4. Ellsworth Huntington

5. Immanuel Kant

Explanation: The German philosopher Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) identified geography as a field of knowledge that classified things according to space (regions).


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.09 This map depicts: importance of geography helped establish it as a formal discipline:

1. the first English settlements in North America

2. the prime agricultural land in the United States

3. the manufacturing belt of the United States

4. the mid-Atlantic region

5. a peripheral part of the United States


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.09 This map depicts: importance of geography helped establish it as a formal discipline:

1. the first English settlements in North America

2. the prime agricultural land in the United States

3. the manufacturing belt of the United States

4. the mid-Atlantic region

5. a peripheral part of the United States

Explanation: This part of the United States contained all the factors necessary for the development of a manufacturing sector.


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.10 The first phase of the internal geographic expansion and regional integration of core regions was based on this transport technology:

1. railroads

2. aircraft

3. tractors

4. trucks

5. canals


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.10 The first phase of the internal geographic expansion and regional integration of core regions was based on this transport technology:

1. railroads

2. aircraft

3. tractors

4. trucks

5. canals

Explanation: Canals, an old technology, helped parts of Europe and the United States integrate and extend emerging industrial regions before the use of the other four technologies.


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.11 In the late nineteenth century, the world’s dominant imperial power was:

1. United States

2. United Kingdom

3. France

4. Spain

5. Netherlands


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.11 In the late nineteenth century, the world’s dominant imperial power was:

1. United States

2. United Kingdom

3. France

4. Spain

5. Netherlands

Explanation: The British Empire dominated world trade in the late nineteenth century.


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.12 The Mau Mau movement was a significant attempt to resist colonial rule in which place?

1. New Zealand

2. South Africa

3. India

4. Kenya

5. Barbados


Chapter 2 globalization core periphery

02.12 The Mau Mau movement was a significant attempt to resist colonial rule in which place?

1. New Zealand

2. South Africa

3. India

4. Kenya

5. Barbados

Explanation: The Mau Mau rebellion in Kenya helped draw attention to the plight of Africans under British rule, and helped stimulate efforts towards making Kenya independent.