The Ethical Dilemma When Buying Your Clothes (Demo)

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  • 1. 
    Lesson Plan Outline....Discussion Questions...Key words....References
  • 2. 
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  • 3. 
    What is a sweatshop?
    • A. 

      A factory that makes clothing to work out in.

    • B. 

      A shop where employees work long hours for low wages in unsafe conditions.

    • C. 

      A place that sells sweat pants.

    • D. 

      A and c

  • 4. 
    Sweatshops still exist in the United States.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is one of the reasons sweatshops are not as common in the United States as in other countries?
    • A. 

      Minimum wage laws

    • B. 

      Political Activism

    • C. 

      The organization of labor and labor unions

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    One reason why sweatshops exist in other countries is because of the high wages they pay employees.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 8. 
    Which of the following products is made overseas in sweatshops?
    • A. 

      Clothing

    • B. 

      Shoes

    • C. 

      Electronics/computers

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    According to the Apparel and Footware Association what percentage of clothing in the U.S. is made abroad?
    • A. 

      22%

    • B. 

      75%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      98%

  • 10. 
    Which country makes most of our clothing in the United States?
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Bangladesh

  • 11. 
    How many garments a year do most Americans buy?
    • A. 

      64

    • B. 

      33

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      5

  • 12. 
    Which country makes the second most clothes bought in America?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Bangladesh

    • D. 

      America

  • 13. 
    Bangladesh makes about 20 billion dollars a year from the garment industry. The U.S. portion of that is 26%. How much is that in real dollars?
    • A. 

      10 billion dollars

    • B. 

      5.2 billion dollars

    • C. 

      15 billions dollars

    • D. 

      6.4 billion dollars

  • 14. 
    One reason why clothing can be made so cheap in Bangladesh is due to cheap labor. The minimum wage in Bangladesh is $38.00 per month. If a worker works 160 hours a month how much is that an hour?
    • A. 

      1 dollar

    • B. 

      5 dollars

    • C. 

      $7.50

    • D. 

      23 cents

  • 15. 
    Bangladesh is fighting hard to rid the country of  the sweatshop operations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Poor working conditions in Bangladesh resulted in which of the following:
    • A. 

      Labor unions getting a raise for employees

    • B. 

      Bangladesh closing factories .

    • C. 

      A fire in a factory where over 1000 people were killed.

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 17. 
    Only small brands use the garment factories in Bangladesh. The big brands don't use labor from sweatshops.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    One argument in support of Americans buying clothes made from overseas sweatshops is that the clothes are cheap. This allows Americans to:
    • A. 

      Put more money in their savings accounts.

    • B. 

      Purchase goods that provide higher paying jobs in the U.S.

    • C. 

      Donate to causes in the country where the clothes are made.

    • D. 

      A and c

  • 19. 
    The fire in the Bangladesh factory was an isolated event. There have been no other events like this to occur in the country. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Companies have conducted audits to make sure that the conditions and the standards in these overseas factories are safe and fair. Which of the following describes the problem with these audits.
    • A. 

      The audits are performed by unqualified individuals.

    • B. 

      The audits are voluntary and are not part of a binding agreement to change conditions. The audits don't guarantee they will fix the problems.

    • C. 

      The never really do an audit.

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 21. 
    According to some research consumers  are not very concerned about where their clothing is made despite the working conditions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Buying ethically made clothing is one way you can stop supporting companies that use sweatshops to manufacture their garments. What percentage of the 3 trillion dollar clothing industry is considered ethically made clothing.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      32

  • 23. 
    Ethically made clothing is clothing that is made by specific ethnic groups.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False