Arq 3.4

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Immigration Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which factor most often causes voluntary migration?
    • A. 

      Economic

    • B. 

      Environmental

    • C. 

      International

    • D. 

      Political

    • E. 

      A regional conflict

  • 2. 
    Brain drain is
    • A. 

      The large-scale emigration of talented people.

    • B. 

      The process by which people are given reference for migration.

    • C. 

      People forced to migrate for political reasons.

    • D. 

      A cultural feature that hinders migration.

    • E. 

      A net decline in literacy.

  • 3. 
    Ellis Island
    • A. 

      Was the subject of a territorial dispute between New York and New Jersey.

    • B. 

      Was originally claimed by France but given to the United States along with the Statue of Liberty.

    • C. 

      Is still in use today as an immigration gateway to the United States.

    • D. 

      Is not truly an island because it is joined to the mainland by a narrow strip of land.

    • E. 

      Is the actual location of the Statue of Liberty.

  • 4. 
    A physical feature, such as a body of water, might actually aid transportation and migration because ocean travel may be easier than overland travel. However, if that physical feature hinders migration it is an example of
    • A. 

      An environmental push factor.

    • B. 

      A forced migration.

    • C. 

      An intervening obstacle.

    • D. 

      A cultural pull factor.

    • E. 

      An environmental incentive.

  • 5. 
    Migration to the United States declined during the 1920s primarily because of
    • A. 

      Economic depression in the United States.

    • B. 

      Forced migration after World War I.

    • C. 

      Imposition of quota laws.

    • D. 

      Declining demand for industrial workers.

    • E. 

      Declining demand for domestic workers.

  • 6. 
    Given the textbook's description of Asian migration to the United States, we might conclude that most Asians today are migrating to the U.S. through the process of
    • A. 

      Expansion diffusion.

    • B. 

      Brain drain.

    • C. 

      Chain migration.

    • D. 

      Undocumented immigration.

    • E. 

      Global circulation.

  • 7. 
    Judging from the chapter's discussions of the types of migration from various parts of the world to the United States, one might assume that the largest numbers of recent immigrants to the United States are
    • A. 

      Unauthorized immigrants.

    • B. 

      Political refugees.

    • C. 

      Relatives of U.S. residents.

    • D. 

      Talented professionals.

    • E. 

      Guest workers.

  • 8. 
    Mexico's immigration policy
    • A. 

      Is complicated because Mexico favors migration to the U.S. but opposes migration from its south.

    • B. 

      Is opposed to Mexicans migrating to the U.S. because they otherwise would contribute to the economy at home.

    • C. 

      Welcomes migrants from other countries.

    • D. 

      Is flexible for most countries of origin but does not generally allow immigration from the United States.

    • E. 

      Attempts to prevent any money from leaving the country.