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  • 1. Week 2 Quiz
    Topics:
    The Caribbean Islands
    Food Production and Consumption
    Great decisions
    Sultanate of Oman
    International Migration Trends
  • 2. Caribbean Islands
  • 3. Sugar cane
    Rum
    Tourism
    Electronics
    1. What is the islands’ most profitable industry?
  • 4. 2. Which group of people has arguably preserved most the Caribbean culture?
    The Europeans
    Intuitive scholars
    The Arawaks
    The Africans
  • 5. 3. Which former British colony retains enough British traditions to be called “Little England”?
    Antigua
    Jamaica
    Barbados
    Haiti
  • 6. 4. Which old culture and customs influence much of the religious worship in the Caribbean?
    The Europeans
    Intuitive scholars
    The Arawaks
    The Africans
  • 7. 5. The earliest inhabitants of the Caribbean islands were which group of people?
    Tainos
    Caribs
    Ciboneys
    Arawaks
  • 8. Food Production and Consumption
  • 9. 6. According to the World Bank the volume of global trade will decline for the first time since
    1970
    1982
    1990
    2001
  • 10. 7. China is likely to emerge from this crisis in a relatively strong position, which of the following is not one of the reasons behind this?
    They started out with a strong economic growth
    They have a low per capita income
    They have a growing GDP
    They have a weak currency
  • 11. 8. Global import growth remains strong from 2011 to 2017, in the reference scenario; with corn being the exception why is this?
    Corn prices are too high
    Countries are planting more corn
    Developing countries are buy more meat
    Diversion of corn for the production of ethanol in the US during this period
  • 12. 9. The China trade surplus with the US will lead to all of the following except what?
    Low interest rate in the US
    Depreciation of the $
    US economic growth
    US capital formation
  • 13. 10. Current information indicates that the decline in the value of merchandise trade in the first quarter of 2009 is nearly 7 times higher than the IMF projections, what is the reason for this big discrepancy?
    The IMF was using biased stats
    A substantial part of the decline in value is due to falling prices
    The recession
    The IMF values are measured in relative terms
  • 14. Great Decisions
  • 15. 11. Political scientist Kenneth Waltz suggested a set of five different measures to assess a state’s power, which of the following is not one of these five?
    Natural resources
    Population
    Political stability
    History
  • 16. 12. For over a decade, China’s economy has grown annually at a
    20 % clip
    3 % clip
    10 % clip
    5 % clip
  • 17. 13. Which country disavowed both nuclear weapons and offensive military power under its Peace Constitution?
    U.S.A
    India
    South Korea
    Japan
  • 18. Sultanate of Oman
  • 19. 14. The continual stream of caravans made what city the most important global trade center of its time?
    Nejran
    Qana
    Marabat
    Medina
  • 20. 15. Which city was the center of the Oceanic frankincense trade?
    Qana
    Medina
    Mecca
    Nejran
  • 21. 16. Which of the following was not one of the innovations that came out of the frankincense trade?
    The use of the camel as a pack animal
    Early adoption of money
    Early adoption of a written language
    Rapid advances in ship building
  • 22. 17. The trip from Shabwah to the Mediterranean was described by Pliny as taking how many stages
    11
    15
    17
    19
  • 23. 19. After continuing tapping for what period of time are the trees rested?
    6 months
    1 year
    5 years
    10 years
  • 24. International Migration Trends
  • 25. 20. The proportion of women and girls among all international migrants was nearly 50 per cent in 2005, up from 49 per cent in 1990. In which of the following areas were females underrepresented among migrant populations?
    Latin America
    Europe
    Asia
    Caribbean
  • 26. 21. In 2004, official migrant remittances, worldwide, amounted to how much?
    100 million
    145 million
    226 million
    300 million
  • 27. 22. In 2005 what fraction of developed countries had integration policies?
    1/4
    1/3
    1/2
    3/4
  • 28. 23. Working holiday maker program is a program to facilitate the admission of:
    Travel agency workers
    Travelers
    High skilled workers
    Young citizens
  • 29. Revision
  • 30. 24. Who was Jamaica’s largest planter and wealthiest landowner?
    Leslie Taylor
    Mark Taylor
    Simon Taylor
    None of the above
  • 31. 25. When was the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act passed?
    1809
    1909
    1807
    1707
  • 32. 26. The West India Committee was a pressure group that supported
    Abolition of slaves
    National labor
    Keeping slaves
    None of the above
  • 33. 27. Which of these is not one of the articles of the Genocide Convention?
    Genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethical or racial or religious group
    Persons commiting genocide should be punished
    The present convention shall remain in effect for a period of 10 years then for successive periods of five years
  • 34. 28. Which of these acts is not punishable under the genocide convention?
    Attempt to commit genocide
    Killing a president
    Conspiracy to commit crimes against a specific racial group
    Complicity in genocide
  • 35. 29. Which Resolution and in which year made by the UN recognized that Genocide is a crime under International Law?
    Resolution 242 in the year 1948
    Resolution 96 in the year 1946
    Resolution 151 in the year 1950
    Resolution 70 in the year 1967
  • 36. 30. The Strait of Hormuz connects which two bodies of water
    The Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean
    The Red Sea and the Arabian Sea
    The Mediterranean Sea and the Sea of Marmara
    The Indian Ocean and the Arabian Gulf
  • 37. 31. What was the city of Ubar known for?
    Incense
    Lead
    Oil
    Coal
  • 38. 32. What was the Kamal
    A navigational tool
    A man who lived during the classical age in the city of Ubar
    A star that the traders followed for navigational purposes
    None of the above
  • 39. 33. What is the meaning of the name Periplus
    The great
    The honored
    Sailing around
    Expeditions
  • 40. 34. Who sacked the city of Muscat
    The French
    The Portuguese
    The Italians
    None of the above