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SOC 300 Week 11 Final Part 1 

 

Question 1

 

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People without a primary education are more likely to be all of the following EXCEPT:

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Question 2

 

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Why do primary school children in developing nations so rarely go on to secondary (high) school? Answer

 

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Question 3

 

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Which of the following BEST summarizes the problems seen in developing nations seeking to grow their primary education system?

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Question 4

 

 

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Countries with low literacy rates are more likely to have all of the following EXCEPT:

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Question 5

 

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Which three geographic regions of the world have the highest literacy rates?

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Question 6

 

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Which of the following statements BEST summarizes the views of “health trap” skeptics? Answer

 

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Question 7

 

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What common issue in developing nations is directly responsible for the outbreak of infectious diseases such as cholera?

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Question 8

 

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How can a successful “nudge” from a government impact a country’s health care? Answer

 

 

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 Question 11

 

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What does it mean if a country has a “fixed” exchange rate?

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Question 12

 

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If a country devalues its currency, what effect will it have on the prices of the country’s exports? Answer

 

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Question 13

 

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To opponents of lending to poor countries, which of the following is a typical result of providing loans? Answer

 

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Question 14

 

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Which of the following actions is likely to fall under the responsibility of the World Bank, as opposed to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)?

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Question 15

 

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Which of the following BEST describes how the International Monetary Fund (IMF) sees its role in lending to countries?

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Question 16

 

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How can wealthier, well-functioning countries BEST assist developing countries in reforming weak institutions? Answer

 

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Question 17

 

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Which of the following statements BEST describes the relationship between weak institutions and a country’s distribution of wealth?

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 Question 18

 

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When can an institution be characterized as “extractive”? Answer

 

 

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Question 21

 

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What is Rwanda’s strategy for increasing its GDP and accelerating its development?

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Question 22

 

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How has Rwandan president Paul Kagame attempted to “bypass the traditional development model”? Answer

 

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Question 23

 

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All of the following factors have helped transform countries from developing nations to developed ones. Which of the following is an “intangible” that has contributed to this transformation?

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Question 24

 

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Which of the following statements BEST describes the risk that developing countries must take in order to become developed?

 

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Question 25

 

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Critics of energy production suggest that countries such as Malaysia, which produces large amounts of palm oil, must make a choice. What is this choice? Choose the BEST answer.

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 Question 26

 

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As of 2012, which region of the world has achieved the greatest amount of MDGs progress?

 

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Question 27

 

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What problem common to rural areas of the developing world has the ReadySet attempted to solve? Answer

 

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Question 28

 

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The final say on Millennium Development Goals success rests with whom? Answer

 

 

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Question 29

 

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How are the prospects looking for MDGs target 5A, which aims to reduce the maternal mortality rate in developing nations by three quarters?

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Question 30

 

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What are the Millennium Development Goals?

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SOC 300 Week 11 Final Part 2

 

Which of the following is not true about Mexico: Answer

 

 

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Question 6

 

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Why have economists (even “free market” ones) generally supported subsidies for health care?

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Question 7

 

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What is the “health trap”? Answer

Question 8

 

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According to the text, which of the following issues confronting the developing world “mirrors” those faced in mid-19th-century London?

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Question 9

 

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What important effect did the acceptance of germ theory have on city planning at the turn of the century?

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Question 10

 

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According to the text, in combatting sanitation challenges what advantage do citizens of modern squatter communities have over poor citizens in Victorian England?

 

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Question 11

 

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According to the text, what were the two goals of the Bretton Woods conference? Answer

 

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Question 12

 

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In order to receive International Monetary Fund (IMF) assistance, what must member-countries do?

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Question 13

 

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According to the text, how does the IMF see its role in lending to countries? Answer

 

  

Question 16

 

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 According to the authors, extractive economic institutions damage nations in all of the following ways EXCEPT:

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Question 17

 

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When the government is controlled by a small group of people who also control most businesses, the ruling elite are likely to do all of the following EXCEPT:

 

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Question 18

 

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Communist governments have historically tended to:

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Question 19

 

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When can an institution can be characterized as extractive?

 

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 Question 20

A state practically ruled by a paramilitary group will do all of the following EXCEPT: Answer

 

 

Question 21

 

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According to the text, why have countries in tropical and sub-tropical Africa given less of a priority to battling malaria than the four countries represented in this study? Answer

 

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Question 22

 

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How has Kagame attempted to “bypass the traditional development model”? Answer

 

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Question 23

 

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Which of the following is an example of Kagame’s controversial but bold approach to improving Rwanda’s fortunes?

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Question 24

 

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Question 29

 

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The key contribution cited from the UNDP-IKEA partnership was: Answer

 

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Question 30

 

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The key contribution cited from the UNDP-IKEA partnership was: Answer

 

 

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