Test Your Knowledge About Immigration And American Workforce Quiz

12 Questions | Total Attempts: 20

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Immigration Quizzes & Trivia

When people cross national borders during their migration, they are called migrants or immigrants. Immigration has been a major source of population growth and cultural change throughout the United States. This quiz has been made to test your knowledge about immigration laws and procedures. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hourglass is a glass container for measuring time, in which ________ moves from the top half through a narrow middle part to the bottom half in exactly one hour.
    • A. 

      Salt

    • B. 

      Sand

    • C. 

      Powder

  • 2. 
    A metaphor is a way of describing something by comparing it to something else that has ________ qualities, without using the words “like” or “as.”
    • A. 

      Different

    • B. 

      Various

    • C. 

      Similar

  • 3. 
    While the immigrant labour force that’s coming into the United States looks like an hourglass, the American workforce is more like a ___________, where there’s very few at the top and very few at the bottom.
    • A. 

      Triangle

    • B. 

      Pyramid

    • C. 

      Diamond

  • 4. 
    The reason there are openings in the ____________ labour market is that for many Americans, they’ve moved up from a poverty-level job to a middle-level job.
    • A. 

      Low wage

    • B. 

      Middle wage

    • C. 

      High wage

  • 5. 
    Immigrants from around the world have historically contributed to the national economy and the regional economy ________________.
    • A. 

      In some ways

    • B. 

      In all sorts of ways

    • C. 

      In a few ways

  • 6. 
    Immigrants form many parts of the California workforce and have ____________________ impacts on the economy.
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Negative

    • C. 

      Both positive and negative

  • 7. 
    On the ________ side, the debate often centres on their use of public services/state resources, (such as school system, the health system.) some people spill costs of their existence over onto other people.
    • A. 

      Benefit

    • B. 

      Cost

    • C. 

      Both

  • 8. 
    In the filed where we compete for jobs, which is _________ end of the service and the knowledge economy, there are simply not enough U.S. citizens for these jobs. The pool is simply not there.
    • A. 

      The highest

    • B. 

      The middle

    • C. 

      The lowest

  • 9. 
    A skilled worker who has skills that are in demand in the United States is allowed in on a visa called ____________. These visas are becoming increasingly hard to get.
    • A. 

      B-1 visa

    • B. 

      F-1 visa

    • C. 

      H-1B visa

    • D. 

      J-1 visa

    • E. 

      L-1 visa

  • 10. 
    Every year, some 200,000 immigrants come to California in search of freedom and opportunity. Bringing _________ levels of education and skills, they create opportunities and benefits for our economy and society. But they also present us with challenges and costs.
    • A. 

      The same

    • B. 

      Diverse

  • 11. 
    As a wealthy economy, the U.S. draws large numbers of low skilled immigrants. At the same time, the U.S. is drawing in the best and the brightest from other parts of the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    On a more standard ____________ level, the Bay Area is very well-connected to the rest of the world, through trade flow, through migration flows. That is due almost exclusively to the presence of such a large number of immigrants who are able to build bridges to other dynamic parts of the world economy.
    • A. 

      Cultural

    • B. 

      Economic

    • C. 

      Academic

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