Push Or Pull?

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Push Or Pull? - Quiz

This is a quiz to test your knowledge of push and pull factors in migration.
Remember: A push factor is something that would compel someone to leave their homeland. A pull factor is something that would attract someone to move to a particular country.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Extreme weather

    • A.

      Pull Factor

    • B.

      Push Factor

    Correct Answer
    B. Push Factor
  • 2. 

    Abundance of jobs

    • A.

      Pull Factor

    • B.

      Push Factor

    Correct Answer
    A. Pull Factor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Pull Factor." Pull factors refer to the positive aspects or attractions of a particular place that encourage individuals to migrate or move there. In the context of the given information, the abundance of jobs can be seen as a pull factor. It implies that there are numerous employment opportunities available, which can be appealing to individuals seeking better job prospects or economic stability. This factor can entice people to relocate to a specific location in search of employment and a higher standard of living.

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  • 3. 

    Lack of fresh water

    • A.

      Pull Factor

    • B.

      Push Factor

    Correct Answer
    B. Push Factor
    Explanation
    Many countries do not have adequate water supplies. One would be pulled to live in a country with abundant fresh water.

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  • 4. 

    Political Persecution

    • A.

      Pull Factor

    • B.

      Push Factor

    Correct Answer
    B. Push Factor
    Explanation
    Nobody wants to live in fear of genocide or political persecution.

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  • 5. 

    Security

    • A.

      Pull Factor

    • B.

      Push Factor

    Correct Answer
    A. Pull Factor
  • 6. 

    Family

    • A.

      Pull factor

    • B.

      Push factor

    Correct Answer
    A. Pull factor
    Explanation
    People are generally pulled to live in the country their family already lives in.

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  • 7. 

    Drought

    • A.

      Pull Factor

    • B.

      Push Factor

    Correct Answer
    B. Push Factor
    Explanation
    A push factor refers to a factor or condition that drives or compels individuals to leave their current location or situation and migrate to another place. In the context of drought, a push factor could be the scarcity of water and resources, which forces people to leave their homes and search for better living conditions elsewhere. This answer suggests that drought is a push factor, meaning it is a condition that pushes people to migrate.

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