Vocabulary: Interesting Quiz! Trivia

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Vocabulary: Interesting Quiz! Trivia

Do you have an extensive vocabulary and vast knowledge of words? There are many advantages to having a useful vocabulary. Vocabulary improves reading comprehension. Research has demonstrated that kids need to understand 98 percent of words they read to understand what they are reading. Developing one’s vocabulary skills will help with understanding novels and textbooks. It is also essential for adequate language development. Take this quiz and put your knowledge of vocabulary to the test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Money migrants send back to family and friends in their home countries, often in cash, forming an important part of the economy in many poorer countries.
    • A. 

      Cyclical movements

    • B. 

      Remittances

    • C. 

      Activity spaces

    • D. 

      Nomadisms

  • 2. 
    Movement - for example, nomadic migration - that has closed route and is repeated annually or seasonally.
    • A. 

      Military Service

    • B. 

      Periodic movements

    • C. 

      Forced migration

    • D. 

      Cyclical movements

  • 3. 
    Movement among a definite set of places- often a form of cyclic movement.
    • A. 

      Nomadism

    • B. 

      Transhumance

    • C. 

      Forced migration

    • D. 

      Push factors

  • 4. 
    A common type of periodic movement involving millions of workers in the United States and tens of millions of workers worldwide who cross international borders in search of employment and become immigrants, in many instances.
    • A. 

      Forced migration

    • B. 

      Military service

    • C. 

      Migrant labor

    • D. 

      Activity spaces

  • 5. 
    A seasonal periodic movement of pastoralists and their livestock between highland and lowland pastures.
    • A. 

      Transhumance

    • B. 

      Periodic movement

    • C. 

      Remittances

    • D. 

      Migration

  • 6. 
    A change in residence intended to be permanent.
    • A. 

      Forced migration

    • B. 

      Push factors

    • C. 

      Pull factors

    • D. 

      Migration

  • 7. 
    Human migration flows in which the movers have not a choice but to relocate.
    • A. 

      Internal migration

    • B. 

      Forced migration

    • C. 

      Push factors

    • D. 

      Pull factors

  • 8. 
    Movement in which people relocate in response to perceived opportunity; not forced.
    • A. 

      Forced migration

    • B. 

      Voluntary migration

    • C. 

      Pull factors

    • D. 

      Push factors

  • 9. 
    A mathematical prediction to the interaction of places, the interaction between being a function of the population size of the respective places, and the distance between them.
    • A. 

      Pull factors

    • B. 

      Internal migration

    • C. 

      Laws of migration

    • D. 

      Gravity model

  • 10. 
    Negative conditions and perceptions that induce people to leave their abode and migrate to a new locale.
    • A. 

      Push factors

    • B. 

      Pull factors

    • C. 

      Migration

    • D. 

      Military service

  • 11. 
    Positive conditions and perceptions that effectively attract people to new locales from other areas.
    • A. 

      Push factors

    • B. 

      Pull factors

    • C. 

      Gravity model

    • D. 

      Chain migration

  • 12. 
    The effects of distance on interaction, generally the greater the distance the less interaction.
    • A. 

      Pull factors

    • B. 

      Push factors

    • C. 

      Distance decay

    • D. 

      Chain migration

  • 13. 
    Migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages, for example, from farm to a nearby village and later to a town and city.
    • A. 

      Kinship links

    • B. 

      Gravity model

    • C. 

      Laws of migration

    • D. 

      Step migration

  • 14. 
    The presence of a nearer opportunity that greatly diminishes the attractiveness of sites farther away.
    • A. 

      Distance decay

    • B. 

      Voluntary migration

    • C. 

      Intervening opportunity

    • D. 

      Immigration wave

  • 15. 
    A legal immigrant who has work visa, usually short term.
    • A. 

      Guest worker

    • B. 

      Explorers

    • C. 

      Internal refugees

    • D. 

      Chain migration

  • 16. 
    People who have been displaced within their own countries and do not cross international borders as they flee.
    • A. 

      Internal refugees

    • B. 

      International refugees

    • C. 

      Quotas

    • D. 

      Asylum

  • 17. 
    Shelter and protection in one state for refugees from another state.
    • A. 

      Refugees

    • B. 

      Quotas

    • C. 

      Asylum

    • D. 

      Guest workers

  • 18. 
    Laws and regulations of a state designed specifically to control immigration into that state.
    • A. 

      Immigration laws

    • B. 

      Laws of migration

    • C. 

      International refugees

    • D. 

      Selective immigration

  • 19. 
    Established limits by governments on the number of immigrants who can enter a country each year.
    • A. 

      Quotas

    • B. 

      Laws of migration

    • C. 

      Chain of migration

    • D. 

      Guest workers

  • 20. 
    The process to control immigration in which individuals with certain backgrounds are barred from immigrating.
    • A. 

      Asylum

    • B. 

      Guest workers

    • C. 

      Gravity model

    • D. 

      Selective immigration