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1

Most of the worlds population lives in

The LDC's

2

The first industrial revolution

Was confined to Europe, US, Canada Australia, New Zealand and Japan until the mid-20th century.

3

Compared to 1870, the average worker today in the US, Brtain, France, Germany, and Japan works about

1000 less hours a year

4

Thomas Robert Malthus said that

The population doubled every 25 years

5

T or F

About 16% of our GDP goes toward health care.

6

The industrial revolution began around the year

1750

7

India and China are

LDC's

8


Mass production of automobiles, electronic machinery, and steel was a feature of the -------- phase of the industrial revolution.

Second

9

Each of the following, except ----- slowed our rate of economics growth in the 1970s and early 1980s.

Research and development spending

10

One of the basic innovations of the first page of the industrial revolution was

Steam engine

11

The Malthsusian theory appears to be coming true in

Sub-sarahan Africa

12

The age of mass consumption truly began around

1920

13

The nation whose workers work more hours per year than any other industrial nation is

USA

14

Which is the most accurate statement?

Americans work more hours than citizens of virtually every other developed country.

15

The theory of population of ----- predicted that the worlds population would increase faster than the food supply.

Thomas Robert Malthus

16

In which countries of the world has the Malthus's prediction come closest to being true?

The less developed countries.

17

The Malthusian theory said that the population tended to grow Ina ----- progression, while the food supply tended to grow Ina ----- progression.

Geometric and Arithmetic

18

Which is true about US workers?

D. None are true

19

During a year the average American worker puts in about ------- hours on the job.

1800

20

Each of the following has lowered our rate of economic growth except

Immigration

21

The age of mass production, which began in the United States during the early years of the 2 century, was the -------- phase of the Industrial Revolution.

Second

22

The second phase of the Industrial Revolution

Started in America in the 1920s with the mass production of cars and electrical machinery.

23

Brazil should be classified as a

NIC

24

According to the Malthsusian population theory

The worlds population tends to grow geometrically

25

The theory that our population would grow too quickly relative to our food supply is associated with

Thomas Malthus