Rainfall has decreased and temperatures are cooler.
Heavy rains have led to widespread flooding in India.
There is an increase in the crops harvested, as they are not burned by the sun.
The Indian government has decided to reduce the number of cars allowed on India’s highways.
Few people in India feel that air pollution is a problem.
There are no government efforts to control air pollution.
There really is no effective way to control air pollution in the world today.
The rapidly growing population, heavy industry, and thousands of automobiles have caused the problem.
The dam would provide water for all of China’s desert areas.
China’s people needed a reliable source of hydroelectric power.
China needed to be able to store water because the Yangtze River often dried up in the summer.
Careful study showed that there would be no environmental problems associated with the dam.
The waste is from nuclear power plants.
The bodies of dead animals are thrown into the river.
The chemicals used in fertilizers run from the fields into the river.
The exhaust fumes are from the millions of cars driven in this area of Asia.
Most people in India do not feel the river is polluted so they are not worried about it.
The government of India has not made the cleaning up of the Ganges River one of its goals.
Few people have gotten sick from the water in the Ganges River, so it is hard to get money for clean-up operations.
India’s combination of growing population and run-off from farming makes it hard to see much progress in controlling pollution.
Factories along the river dump industrial waste and chemicals into the river every day.
No one is allowed to cremate dead bodies along the river since the large factories have been built.
Industries located along the river use so much water that the Ganges is almost dry by the time it reaches the sea.
Factory owners have refused to allow the Indians living along the river to bathe in the water or use the water for cooking.
The river is ignored by Indian religious rituals.
People do not drink the water because it is so polluted.
Many people use the river for transportation as well as a water supply.
Plant and animal life have not been affected by the poor quality of the river’s water.
Untreated sewage pours into it.
Animal carcasses are thrown into it.
Trash is thrown into it.
All choices apply
To have foreign money
To use American dollars to trade
To make more money by trading currencies
To buy and sell goods and services with other countries
Improve the economy
Sell more goods with the US
Control population growth
Great Leap Forward
The government provides services, such as telephones and television.
A person can start any legal business and charge any price.
The government provides food and housing to all workers.
Businesses are owned by the government.
It has few natural resources and little farmland.
It has a poorly educated population.
The money earned is used to support the military.
The country has little in the way of fishing.
There will always be a steady supply of goods on the market so trade is not needed.
Countries can produce what they make best and trade with others for what they need.
A country’s economy will never go through a difficult time if they specialize in a good.
The competition between countries will not exist.
A GDP that has not grown in many years
Lack of a strong middle class
Expense of maintaining a large military
Overpopulation and poverty found throughout the country
Some government control has never been successful.
Government control always makes a market economy more profitable.
Most consumers prefer government control to free market.
Most countries have found they need a mix of free market and government control to be successful.