Benchmark Test 2

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Benchmark Test 2

Benchmark Test 2.


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  • 1. 
    Which country depends most on nuclear power as a source of energy?
    • A. 

      Sweden

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Poland

    • D. 

      France

  • 2. 
    An example of economic cooperation among European nations that occurred in the late 1900s was the
    • A. 

      Creation of the League of Nations

    • B. 

      Signing of the Treaty of Versailles.

    • C. 

      Introduction of the Eurodollar.

    • D. 

      Creation of the United Nations.

  • 3. 
    What is the importance of the European Union (EU), which was established in the 1990s?
    • A. 

      It is a special stock market for European businesses.

    • B. 

      It provides better training for people wanting to run businesses.

    • C. 

      It provides its members with military protection from foreign attack.

    • D. 

      It is a system to remove tariff barriers and open trade between countries.

  • 4. 
    In which system of government does the legislature elect the executive leader?
    • A. 

      Democratic

    • B. 

      Communist

    • C. 

      Parliamentary

    • D. 

      Totalitarian

  • 5. 
    Which of the following traits may be found in a socialist economy?
    • A. 

      The government owns half of the land and industry while the people own the other half.

    • B. 

      The government sets economic goals, owns some businesses, and generally has a major role in the economy.

    • C. 

      Individuals and private companies own land and industry and there is little government control.

    • D. 

      The government owns most of the land and industry with just a few individuals and private companies owning land.

  • 6. 
    A sixth-grade class decides to open a popcorn stand.  The stand and the popcorn popper are examples of which factor of production?
    • A. 

      Capital resources.

    • B. 

      Human resources.

    • C. 

      Natural resources.

    • D. 

      Entrepreneurship.