Geography: Development Practice Test Questions! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    According to the international trade approach to development, a country should identify all but which of its following assets?
    • A. 

      Abundant agricultural products

    • B. 

      High quality manufactured goods

    • C. 

      Imports that it should limit

    • D. 

      International consumer preferences

    • E. 

      Abundant mineral resources

  • 2. 
    The biggest problem in promoting development through the international trade alternative is
    • A. 

      Increased demand for many goods.

    • B. 

      Increased price of petroleum.

    • C. 

      Regional cooperation.

    • D. 

      Unequal distribution of resources.

    • E. 

      Consumer demand expanding faster than manufacturing can increase.

  • 3. 
    The principal benefit of the self-sufficiency approach is to promote
    • A. 

      Balanced growth of all economic sectors.

    • B. 

      Global competitiveness for local industries.

    • C. 

      The maintenance of a large bureaucracy.

    • D. 

      Unequal distribution of resources.

    • E. 

      International trade.

  • 4. 
    In contrast to the international trade approach, the self-sufficiency approach to development
    • A. 

      Begins when an elite group initiates innovative activities.

    • B. 

      Attempts to result in uneven resource development. and market correction indices.

    • C. 

      Suffers from market stagnation.

    • D. 

      Attempts to spread investment through all sectors of the economy.

    • E. 

      Attempts to identify appropriate developmental stages.

  • 5. 
    Traditional barriers to international trade have included
    • A. 

      Low taxes on imports.

    • B. 

      Making domestic goods more expensive.

    • C. 

      Eliminating quotas on imports.

    • D. 

      Requiring licenses for importers.

    • E. 

      Strong domestic and international demand.

  • 6. 
    The biggest problem faced by less developed countries in financing development is
    • A. 

      Trade negotiations with more developed countries.

    • B. 

      Identifying unique economic assets.

    • C. 

      Inability to repay loans.

    • D. 

      Promoting dependency.

    • E. 

      Currency inflation.

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