Trivia Quiz On Refugees And Migrants!

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This s a trivia quiz on refugees and immigrants. With the change in political and economic condition, people are trying to seek different ways in which they can secure a future in a more stable country sometimes for them or their dependents. What do you know about some of the ways and laws protecting these moves? Take the test to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are refugees?
    • A. 

      People who make a permanent move to a new location

    • B. 

      People who have been forced to migrate from their homes and cannot return for fear of persecution because of their race, religion, nationality, membership in a social group, or political opinion

    • C. 

      People who make a permanent movement from one country to another

    • D. 

      Individuals who are uprooted within the boundaries of their own country because of conflict or human rights abuse

  • 2. 
    What are migrants?
    • A. 

      People who make a permanent movement within one region

    • B. 

      People who make a permanent movement from one country to another

    • C. 

      People who make a permanent movement within the same country

    • D. 

      People who make a permanent move to a new location

  • 3. 
    What is mobility?
    • A. 

      A more general term covering all types of movements from one place to another

    • B. 

      Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a regular basis

    • C. 

      Permanent movement from one location to anywhere

    • D. 

      Voluntary movement for economic improvements

  • 4. 
    Which is an example of a pull factor?
    • A. 

      Polluted air and congestion

    • B. 

      Isolation from employment, shopping, and entertainment oppurtunities

    • C. 

      More available jobs and demand for additional services and facilities

    • D. 

      A quarter-century-long civil war between rebel armies and government forces

  • 5. 
    Why do both push and pull factors typically play a role in migration? 
    • A. 

      Because you can't have push factors without pull factors

    • B. 

      People view their current place of residence so negatively that they might feel pushed away, and they view another place so attractively that they feel pulled toward it

    • C. 

      Migration requires both push and pull factor because without both it's not migration

    • D. 

      Most people have economic reasons for migration; therefore, they need both economic push and pull factors for them to migrate

  • 6. 
    Why are Western Europeans ambivalent toward immigration? 
    • A. 

      Because immigration might bring unwanted people such as terrorists into their countries

    • B. 

      Because immigration is bad for the native people due to jobs being taken by the new immigrants

    • C. 

      On one hand, immigrants perform jobs that local residents in wealthier countries don't want, but on the other hand, Europeans want secure borders, and fear the loss of language, religion, and other cultural traditions.

    • D. 

      Because the immigrants take jobs that are unwanted

  • 7. 
    Emigration to immigration is like...
    • A. 

      Exiting to entering

    • B. 

      Flying to driving

    • C. 

      Globalization to isolation

    • D. 

      Economic to cultural

  • 8. 
    One example of  a push factors that comes with living on a floodplain is...
    • A. 

      The risk of flooding

    • B. 

      Lack of water for agricultural uses

    • C. 

      Lack of transportation

    • D. 

      The risk of criminal activities

  • 9. 
    One third of all elderly people who migrate from one U.S. state to another select...
    • A. 

      Arizona

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Florida

    • D. 

      Tennessee

  • 10. 
    What is a modern intervening obstacle created by the government and politics?
    • A. 

      Hostile features such as mountains and deserts

    • B. 

      Bodies of water such as oceans and seas

    • C. 

      Lack of knowledge, illiteracy

    • D. 

      A migrant needs a passport to legally emigrate from a country and a visa to legally immigrate to a new country.

  • 11. 
    Who identified the migration transition?
    • A. 

      Lesya Kolosova

    • B. 

      E. G. Ravenstein

    • C. 

      John Steinbeck

    • D. 

      Wilbur Zelinsky

  • 12. 
    Why is a society in stage 1 of the demographic transition unlikely to migrate permanently to a new location according to migration transition?
    • A. 

      Due to its lack of development, as shown by the high birth and death rates, migration would be difficult, but there is a high daily or seasonal mobility in search of food.

    • B. 

      With less people, there is less migration.

    • C. 

      Stage 1 means the people will be illiterate; thus, unable to obtain a passport to migrate.

    • D. 

      There is a low natural increase rate so there should be a lower migration rate.

  • 13. 
    Why would international and interregional migration happen in Stage 2 countries?
    • A. 

      Rural areas are shrinking in Stage 2.

    • B. 

      Technological changes cause Stage 2 and also its migration pattern. Improvements in agricultural practices reduce the number of people needed in rural areas, while jobs in factories attract migrants to the cities in another region of the same country or in another country.

    • C. 

      The cities would become overpopulated, and with the advances in transportation, people will choose to live in suburbs instead of cities.

    • D. 

      The increase in natural increase rate will cause the migration rate to increase too.

  • 14. 
    Ravenstein theorized that males were more likely to migrate long-distances, but now women are starting to migrate more. What does this show? 
    • A. 

      Men are becoming inferior to women due to increased equality in education.

    • B. 

      Technological advances has created more jobs that only women can do.

    • C. 

      Women's role in society is changing from just marrying and taking care of children to having their own jobs in order to earn money.

    • D. 

      There is a change from rural to urban living so there are more job positions for women.

  • 15. 
    Why are young adults more likely to migrate long-distances than children and elderly? 
    • A. 

      Children are too small to migrate efficiently.

    • B. 

      The elderly usually are too attached to their homes.

    • C. 

      Young adults are seeking work, which is an economic reason.

    • D. 

      Young adults are more adventurous.

  • 16. 
    Why do most undocumented residents have no difficulty finding jobs in the United States?
    • A. 

      They don't have to go through documentation that might get in the way of them obtaining a job.

    • B. 

      Some employees like to hire immigrants who do not have visas that permit them to work in the United States, because they can pay lower wages and do not have to provide health care, retirement plans, and other benefits.

    • C. 

      They are usually illiterate so there are more jobs for them.

    • D. 

      They wouldn't know about which jobs they should take so they would take any.

  • 17. 
    The flow of immigrants varies throughout the year because of...
    • A. 

      Natural disasters

    • B. 

      War refugees

    • C. 

      Epidemics

    • D. 

      Seasonal farm work

  • 18. 
    Ravenstein's "laws" can be organized into three groups...
    • A. 

      How they move, the distance they typically move, and their characteristics

    • B. 

      The reasons why migrants move, the distance they typically move, and their characteristics

    • C. 

      The reasons why migrants move, the distance they typically move, and what they bring

    • D. 

      The reasons why migrants move, where they go, and their characteristics

  • 19. 
    Why are geographers interested in why people migrate, even though migration occurs much less frequently than other forms of mobility?
    • A. 

      Because it produces profound changes for individuals and entire cultures

    • B. 

      Because migration is more official compared to other forms of mobility

    • C. 

      Because migration can be more accurately recorded

    • D. 

      Because people care more about migration

  • 20. 
    The difference between voluntary migration and forced migration is...
    • A. 

      One is done by volunteers, but one is forced by the government

    • B. 

      One is chosen, but one is compelled

    • C. 

      One is by people looking to help others, but one is by people who have to

    • D. 

      One is because of lack of basic needs, but one is because of the lack of people

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