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Those who don't learn to look back on his past will be deemed to repeat it. History has taught us a lot of lessons about bravery, survival, victory and redemption.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What do you call the tax on imported goods?

    • A.

      Account

    • B.

      Tariff

    • C.

      Debt

    • D.

      Discount

    Correct Answer
    B. Tariff
    Explanation
    A tariff is a tax imposed on imported goods. It is a form of trade barrier that increases the cost of foreign products, making them less competitive compared to domestically produced goods. Tariffs are usually implemented to protect domestic industries, generate revenue for the government, or address trade imbalances.

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  • 2. 

    An unfair treatment of a particular group.

    • A.

      Deposition

    • B.

      Castigation

    • C.

      Limitation

    • D.

      Discrimination

    Correct Answer
    D. Discrimination
    Explanation
    Discrimination refers to the unfair treatment of a particular group based on factors such as race, gender, religion, or nationality. It involves the unjust or prejudicial treatment of individuals or groups, denying them equal opportunities or rights. The other options do not directly relate to unfair treatment or bias towards a specific group, making discrimination the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

     A place that does not allow slavery.

    • A.

      Democratic

    • B.

      Free state

    • C.

      Peaceful state

    • D.

      Autocratic

    Correct Answer
    B. Free state
    Explanation
    A "free state" is a place that does not allow slavery. This term refers to a region or country that has abolished or never allowed the practice of owning and exploiting individuals as slaves. In a free state, all individuals are considered equal and have the right to freedom and basic human rights. This term is often associated with democratic and peaceful states that prioritize individual liberties and human rights.

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  • 4. 

    The action of forcing someone to leave.

    • A.

      Banish

    • B.

      Disperse

    • C.

      Disown

    • D.

      Exile

    Correct Answer
    A. Banish
    Explanation
    Banish is the correct answer because it means to force someone to leave or to exile them. It implies a deliberate action of removing someone from a place or group as a form of punishment or to get rid of them. Disperse means to scatter or spread out, disown means to refuse to acknowledge or accept someone, and exile means to be forced to live away from one's home or country. Out of these options, banish is the most fitting term for the action of forcing someone to leave.

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  • 5. 

     A person who does not believe in the beliefs of his leaders?

    • A.

      Opposition

    • B.

      Dissenter

    • C.

      Fighter

    • D.

      Demonstrator

    Correct Answer
    B. Dissenter
    Explanation
    A dissenter is someone who disagrees or refuses to accept the beliefs or opinions of their leaders. They may have their own differing beliefs or may simply choose not to align themselves with the beliefs of their leaders. This term is commonly used to describe individuals who challenge or dissent against established authority or prevailing ideologies.

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  • 6. 

    What do you call all the businesses that make one kind of product?

    • A.

      Manufacturing

    • B.

      Industry

    • C.

      Factory

    • D.

      Leasing

    Correct Answer
    B. Industry
    Explanation
    The term "industry" refers to a collection of businesses that are involved in the same type of production or manufacturing. It encompasses all the companies that produce a particular kind of product or provide related services. Therefore, "industry" is the correct answer as it accurately describes the category of businesses that make one kind of product.

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  • 7. 

    A product brought into one country from another country.

    • A.

      Import

    • B.

      Export

    • C.

      Promotion

    • D.

      Marketing

    Correct Answer
    A. Import
    Explanation
    An import refers to a product that is purchased or brought into one country from another country. It involves the process of bringing goods or services into a country for the purpose of selling them or using them domestically. Imports are an essential part of international trade and allow countries to access goods and resources that may not be available domestically.

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  • 8. 

    A product sent to another country and sold.

    • A.

      Import

    • B.

      Export

    • C.

      Promotion

    • D.

      Marketing

    Correct Answer
    B. Export
    Explanation
    Export refers to the process of sending a product to another country for the purpose of selling it. This involves shipping the product across international borders and making it available for purchase in a foreign market. Exporting allows businesses to expand their customer base and reach new markets, potentially increasing their sales and profits. It is an essential component of international trade and plays a significant role in the global economy.

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