Flashcards in Test 3 Deck (40):
A state with control over its internal affairs has
Attributes of a state include all of the following except
It must possess a military
For the United Nations to formally recognize a new country, it must meet which of the following conditions?
have an independent political system
The North and South Korea represent a good example of
ethnicity divided between more than one state
Which of the following best explains how the geopolitical history was one of the many underlying reasons for the struggle over Crimea?
Collapse of the former Soviet Union and created newly independent countries
The first states in ancient Mesopotamia were
Political unity in the ancient Mediterranean world reached its height in
the Roman Empire
Boundaries in much of Europe follow the
distribution of languages
A global organization created after WWII that provides a forum for discussion of international problems and peace promotion is called
the United Nations
The world's largest multinational state is
The attempt by one country to impose political control over another territory is
The motives of European states in establishing colonies can be summarized as all but which of the following
has a high degree of autonomy despite remaining part of Denmark
Angola is an example of a _____ state.
Zimbabwe is an example of a _____ state.
Elongated states may suffer from poor internal communication and difficulty defending its borders. Which of the following in NOT an elongated state?
Landlocked states need to have agreements with another country's seaport to send and receive sea-going goods. Which of the following is not a landlocked state?
The process of redrawing legislative boundaries to benefit the party in power is called
According to lecture, which of the following countries transitioned to a multiparty democracy in 1994 after fifty years of minority rule?
State-sponsored terrorism commonly includes all but
prohibiting women from attending school
The UN's Human Development Index (HDI) takes into account three factors. These are
a decent standard of living, access to knowledge, and a long and healthy life
The United Nations measures the average income in countries through a complex index called
annual gross national income per capita at purchasing power parity
Regarding access to knowledge measured in the HDI, which of the following statistical measures is most closely correlated to birth rates in a country?
Female literacy rate
Regarding empowerment as part of gender equality, which of the following countries has the highest percentage of women in national elected positions?
Which of the following is true of the international trade approach to development?
countries open themselves to foreign investment and international markets
Which of the following is required of corporations as part of the international trade development model?
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
This country receives 1/3 of the total FDI for all developing countries
none of the these countries
International trade agreements became common in the 20th century as a response to what global event?
The Great Depression
Which of the following is the main reason for the International Monetary Fund and World Bank to provide loans to developing countries?
They will enable new infrastructure that will lead more businesses to open and expand
Agriculture varies around the world because of ______ across space.
cultural and environmental factors
Which of the following areas is NOT an important primary agricultural hearth?
What people eat varies around the world because of which of the following factors?
all of the above
Undernourishment is most severe in
The most important distinction for dividing the world into commercial and subsistence agricultural regions is
whether the product is consumed on or off of the farm
While climate influences every agricultural practice, the form of agriculture most dependent on climate is
Which is NOT a form of agriculture found in developing regions?
mixed crop and livestock
Plantation agriculture differs from other types of agriculture found in developing regions because they are
owned by people in developed countries
Which of the following is NOT a factor that contributed to the Dust Bowl in the 1930s?
all of the above are contributing factors
A principle practice of sustainable agriculture is
all of the above