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True or false? In developing countries, people spend 40% of their income on food.

True

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True or false? Sustainable development is both people-centered and conservation based.

True

2

Overpopulation , political corruption, misguided development efforts and war are factors that may exacerbate environmental problems in developing countries

True

3

True or false? Most development strategies have attempted to impose western ways on developing nations

True

4

True or false? Huge fans built for hydropower may flood productive farmland and displace farmers

True

5

True or false? Western development often undermines sustainable practices and sustainable cultures

True

6

True or false? The world bank is a multilateral development bank.

True

7

True or false? To create a sustainable future, developing nations must show population growth.

True

8

True or false? Appropriate technology refers to the assortment of environmentally compatible technologies

True

9

True or false? Nongovernmental organizations are private groups involved in sustainable development

True

10

True or false? Bhutan is a country nestled in the Swiss alps

False

11

True or false? In most developing countries men collect firewood, maintain the gardens and care for the children

False

12

True or false? Environmental protection is a luxury that should be addressed after people of developing countries have achieved prosperity

False

13

True or false? Environmental protection is an indulgence that can be only afforded by the wealthy in developing countries

False

14

True or false? Developing nations will not need much money to develop in a sustainable fashion

False

15

True or false? Energy efficiency projects constitute less than 1% of all international aid to developing nations

False

16

True or false? Environmental decay drives many people into poverty in developing nations

True

17

True or false? One economic barrier to environmental protection in developing nations night be there large expenditures for military protection

True

18

True or false? Wealthy nations can improve the economic conditions of developing nations by ending their exploitation of natural resources

True

19

True or false? Debt-for-nature swaps is one way to relieve the burden of the international debt many developing nations carry

True

20

In Central America, chronic and acute (?) poisoning are some of the regions most serious problems

Pesticide

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The disruption of local cultures during the development process is known as (?) erosion

Cultural

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Huge dams build for (?) often flood productive farmland and displace farmers

Hydropower

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Today, over (?) of the irrigated crook and in developing countries suffers from salinization

Half

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(?) technologies are reliant on locally available resources and knowledge for repair and service

Appropriate

25

Tractors and diesel-powered water pumps are often (?) technologies for developing nations

Inappropriate

26

(?) box cookers are suitable in regions where firewood is scare and sunlight abundant

Solar

27

(?) are far cheaper than centralized, coal-fired power plants in rural regions of developing countries

Photovoltaics

28

Ghandi summed up the challenge of development when he said "the poor if the world canning be helped by the mass production, only by (?) of the masses"

Production

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Western style development has been driven by (?) ethics

Frontier