8th Grade Geography: Globalisation Quiz!

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8th Grade Geography: Globalisation Quiz! - Quiz

This quiz is to heap yr 8 students with the concept of globalisation. Globalisation is an important part of our history.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is globalisation?

    • A.

      The break down of barriers.

    • B.

      The break down of nations so we can be more interconnected.

    • C.

      The break down of barriers between different nations so that the world can become more interconnected.

    Correct Answer
    C. The break down of barriers between different nations so that the world can become more interconnected.
    Explanation
    Globalisation refers to the process of breaking down barriers between different nations, allowing for increased interconnectedness and integration on a global scale. This involves the removal of obstacles such as trade barriers, restrictions on the movement of goods and services, and cultural barriers. Through globalisation, nations can engage in international trade, share ideas and technology, and foster cultural exchange. The ultimate goal is to create a more interconnected world where nations can collaborate and benefit from each other's resources, expertise, and markets.

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  • 2. 

    What does WTO stand for?

    • A.

      World transport organization.

    • B.

      World Trade Organization.

    • C.

      World Traffic Operations.

    Correct Answer
    B. World Trade Organization.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is World Trade Organization. The WTO is an international organization that deals with the global rules of trade between nations. It aims to ensure that trade flows as smoothly, predictably, and freely as possible. The organization provides a platform for negotiations, handles trade disputes, and monitors the implementation of trade agreements. It promotes fair and transparent trade practices, helps developing countries integrate into the global economy, and supports economic growth and development worldwide.

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  • 3. 

    What does TNC stand for?

    • A.

      Trade Nation Corporation.

    • B.

      Trade National Corporation.

    • C.

      Transnational Corporation.

    Correct Answer
    C. Transnational Corporation.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Transnational Corporation. TNC stands for Transnational Corporation, which refers to a large company that operates in multiple countries and has a significant presence in each. These corporations have a globalized approach to business, with operations, production, and distribution networks spanning across different nations. They often have a central headquarters but operate subsidiaries or branches in various countries. TNCs play a crucial role in the global economy, contributing to international trade and investment flows.

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  • 4. 

    Conflict diamonds are good.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Conflict diamonds, also known as blood diamonds, are diamonds that are mined in war zones and sold to finance armed conflict against governments. These diamonds are associated with human rights abuses and have caused immense suffering in countries such as Sierra Leone and Angola. Therefore, it is incorrect to say that conflict diamonds are good.

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  • 5. 

    What does UN stand for?

    • A.

      United Nations

    • B.

      Untitled Numbers

    • C.

      United Notions

    Correct Answer
    A. United Nations
    Explanation
    The correct answer is United Nations. The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after World War II. It is composed of 193 member states and aims to maintain international peace and security, promote social progress, and address global issues such as poverty, climate change, and human rights.

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  • 6. 

    What are natural resources?

  • 7. 

    What are renewable resources?

  • 8. 

    What are 2 renewable resources?

    • A.

      Coal

    • B.

      Water

    • C.

      Forests

    • D.

      Diamonds

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Water
    C. Forests
    Explanation
    Water is considered a renewable resource because it is naturally replenished through the water cycle. It is constantly recycled through evaporation, condensation, and precipitation. This means that even if water is used or consumed, it can be replenished over time. In contrast, coal and diamonds are non-renewable resources as they take millions of years to form and cannot be replenished within a human lifespan. Forests can be renewable resources if they are managed sustainably.

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  • 9. 

    What are ten geographical issues? Explain in one or two sentences, what each of them are?

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