Quiz: Trivia Questions On Globalization

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Quiz: Trivia Questions On Globalization

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  • 1. 
    Globalization represents an increasing integration of all of the following except 
    • A. 

      Economics

    • B. 

      Culture

    • C. 

      Communications

    • D. 

      Morals

  • 2. 
    Globalization could not exist without
    • A. 

      Increased trade

    • B. 

      A common religion

    • C. 

      Global transportation

    • D. 

      A common currency

  • 3. 
    The growth in global communication has
    • A. 

      Been limited to international phone calls

    • B. 

      Meant people now rely on different sources for the news

    • C. 

      Brought information to more people from the same sources

    • D. 

      Decreased the need for the internet

  • 4. 
    Economic interchange and interdependence is 
    • A. 

      A decreasing trend in world politics.

    • B. 

      A phenomenon that affects individuals in everyday life.

    • C. 

      A barrier for cultural amalgamation.

    • D. 

      Limited to issues of trade.

  • 5. 
    ____________ is the process of expanding globalism and refers to the increasing integration of economics, communications and culture across national boundries.
  • 6. 
    Thomas Friedman divides the history of globalization in how many periods
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 7. 
    Globalization 1 involved the globalization of _________________
  • 8. 
    Globalization 2 involved the globalization of __________________
  • 9. 
    Advances in what have rapidly expanded the speed with which merchandise, money, people, information and ideas move over long distances?
    • A. 

      Politics

    • B. 

      Technology

    • C. 

      Legal system

    • D. 

      Education

  • 10. 
    The Bretton Woods Institutions include
    • A. 

      The United Nations

    • B. 

      The World Bank

    • C. 

      The European Union

    • D. 

      The International Monetary Fund

  • 11. 
    All of the following are examples of the benefits of globaliztion EXCEPT
    • A. 

      A rapid economic transformation made the world more interdependent

    • B. 

      There is now a global culture with urbanization and resemblance

    • C. 

      Globalization is the latest stage of Western Imperialism

    • D. 

      The world is becoming more homogenous, a cosmopolitan culture is developing in which people think globally

  • 12. 
    Resistance to the adoption of a common culture is 
    • A. 

      Directed only at the United States.

    • B. 

      Widespread.

    • C. 

      Limited to France.

    • D. 

      Limited mainly to the Chinese.

  • 13. 
    Transnationalism results from all of the following except 
    • A. 

      increased economic interdependence.

    • B. 

      Increased global communication.

    • C. 

      increased state sovereignty.

    • D. 

      increased abstract thinking.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following concepts is used to describe individuals who adopt a political identification that does not focus on the nation-state?
    • A. 

      Nationalism

    • B. 

      Patriotism

    • C. 

      Transnationalism

    • D. 

      Micronationalism

  • 15. 
    Liberalists believe that a transition from a state-centric system to an interdependent system is 
    • A. 

      Not likely under current international conditions.

    • B. 

      Likely to lead to greater instability.

    • C. 

      An impossible goal.

    • D. 

      Both under way and desirable.

  • 16. 
    Organizations that operate across national boundaries and whose membership is composed of individuals is known as a 
    • A. 

      IGO

    • B. 

      NGO

    • C. 

      LDC

    • D. 

      MNC

  • 17. 
    The level of global interconnectiveness is in large part due to advancements in communications and transportation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The media has had an insignificant role in promoting a common culture. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    NGOs have little effect on governmental policies. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Transnational interaction is decreasing. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A major source of conflict within Islam is between the two major sects of Islam, the 
    • A. 

      Sunnis and the Sufis.

    • B. 

      Sufis and the Sikhs.

    • C. 

      Kurds and the Sunnis.

    • D. 

      Sunnis and the Shiites.

  • 22. 
    What best describes the current trend of transnationalism? 
    • A. 

      Transnationalism has failed to affect international relations.

    • B. 

      Transnationalism has already reached its peak but is waning.

    • C. 

      Transnationalism continues to progress, but it is difficult to determine how long it will continue to grow.

    • D. 

      Transnationalism has already brought countries under a common government through the UN and continues to be a strong force.

  • 23. 
    The term McWorld is used to describe a transnational path toward greater conflict. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    All of the following trends support Huntington's "clash of civilizations" except 
    • A. 

      Religious fundamentalism.

    • B. 

      Persistent racism.

    • C. 

      Economic interdependence.

    • D. 

      Cultural clashes.

  • 25. 
    Which one of the following is a goal of fundamentalist Muslims? 
    • A. 

      A political structure dominated by religious law

    • B. 

      Preserving majority rule

    • C. 

      The Islamic domination of all international political units

    • D. 

      The inclusion of women in politics