Bellringers . Week of 11/18/13. Monday(6 th only). True or False: Many of the nations wanting to join the EU were some of the former communist nations in Europe. What is the common form of currency between all countries in the EU? Do you absolutely have to switch to that?.
Week of 11/18/13
1. Why have the Israelis made a big investment in human capital?
A. Their economy is based on a high-tech, resource-based economy
B. They have to bring in foreign workers because of the lack of educated workers in Israel
C. The educational system in Israel cannot provide enough trained workers
D. They need well- trained workers because their economy depends upon advanced technology
2. What is the main DIFFERENCE between a presidential democracy and a parliamentary democracy?
A. A Prime Minister has more power than a President.
B. A President had to be elected while a Prime Minister does not.
C. A Prime Minister does not belong to a political party while a President always does.
D. A President is elected directly by the citizens, while a Prime Minister is elected by the Legislature.
2. Give 1 example of a trade barrier. (something that puts a limit on/hinders trade between countries)