1) High-income nations:
a. evenly spread throughout all world regions.
b. lie : 1907026
1) High-income nations:
a. are evenly spread throughout all world regions.
b. lie mostly in the Northern Hemisphere.
c. are all within North America.
d. contain a majority of the world's people.
e. lie mostly in the Southern Hemisphere.
2) In low-income nations, poverty is ________ than in Canada.
a. more likely to involve men
b. more widespread and severe
c. addressed more effectively
d. less serious a problem
e. more a function of personal choice
3) The most productive economy in the world is that of:
e. the United States.
4) The term absolute poverty refers to:
a. a lack of resources that is life-threatening.
b. the absolute number of poor people in any country.
c. the poverty rate in high-income countries.
d. the poverty rate in low-income countries.
e. a lack of resources that are taken for granted by others.
5) Which of the following is an important correlate of global poverty?
a. population decline
b. social equality
c. gender equality
d. cultural patterns
e. foreign aid
6) Colonialism refers to the process by which:
a. rich nations share advanced technology with poor countries.
b. rich nations enhance themselves through political and economic control of other nations.
c. poor nations rebel against control by other nations.
d. immigration helps to spark economic and economic control of other nations.
e. rich nations exploit poor nations through multinational corporations.
7) Modernization theory identifies ________ as the greatest barrier to economic development.
b. multinational corporations
8) Canada is in which stage of Rostow's stages of modernization?
a. traditional stage
b. drive to technological maturity
c. take-off stage
d. over-the-top stage
e. high mass consumption
9) Dependency theory argues which of the following?
a. Neocolonialism is the main cause of global poverty today.
b. Colonialism is the main cause of global poverty today.
c. A structural-functional analysis of global poverty best explains global stratification.
d. High-income countries are part of the solution to global poverty.
e. Traditional culture is a primary cause of global poverty.
10) Over the course of the previous century, global inequality has:
a. decreased sharply.
b. stayed about the same.
d. become smaller, but not by much.
e. been almost eliminated completely.