IMMIGRATION
1. What is migration?
A) Migration is a bad headache.
B) Migration is when people travel
to a place for leisure purposes.
...
•D) Migration is the
movement of people
from one place to
another.
2. What do you call it when
someone is leaving a country
to find work/live elsewhere?
A)Inflammation
B)Emigration
C)Immigr...
•B)Emigration
3. Moving away from an area to be
closer to friends and family is a:
a)Social factor
b)Economic factor
c)Political factor
...
A) SOCIAL FACTOR
4. Moving to a new location to find
employment is an:
a) Social factor
b) Economic factor
c) Political factor
d) Environme...
B) ECONOMIC FACTOR
5. What is a pull factor?
A) A factor in their own country, such as
unemployment, that persuades someone away from
where t...
C) A factor in another country, such as
quality of life, that encourages
someone to move away from where
they are currentl...
6. What do we call a person who has
been forced to leave their home,
perhaps by war or a natural disaster
(such as drought...
B) Refugee
7. Most immigrants come to the
United States from where?
A) The Middle East
B) Africa
C) Asia
D) Latin America
E) The Midd...
F) Asia and Latin America
Most immigrants come to the United
States from Asia and Latin America.
From 1900 to 2000, the pr...
8. What percentage of the world's
immigrants come to the United States?
A) More than 35 percent
B) 22 percent
C) 15 percen...
D) Less than one percent
Of the 175 million migrants in the
world, the U.S. admitted 1,063,732
documented immigrants in 20...
9. What is the most common reason
people from other countries come to the
U.S. to live?
A) To join a close family member
B...
A) To join a close family member
Most legal immigrants (about 75
percent) come to the U.S. to join close
family members, a...
10. Most immigrants come into the
United States illegally.
A)TRUE
B)FALSE
B) FALSE
Of the approximately 1.4 million immigrants
who entered the U.S. in 2002, only about 25
percent came illegally. A...
11. Recent immigrants tend to speak a
language other than English in the
home.
A)TRUE
B) FALSE
A) TRUE
About 83 percent of the
immigrants who live in the U.S. do
not speak English at home.
12. Which of the following
personalities was born in the United
States?
A) Madeleine Albright,
B) Andrew Grove
C) Jennifer...
C) Jennifer Lopez, actress, musician
With parents hailing from the
U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto
Rico, J. Lo was born in the...
Jennifer Lopez
• In the Bronx
• Actress/Musician
Madeleine Albright
• Czechoslovakia
• Former U.S. Secretary of State
Andrew Grove
• Hungary
• Founder of Intel Corporation
Gene Simmons
• Israel
• Rock musician (KISS)
Patrick Ewing
• Jamaica
• NBA player – New York
Nicks
CHINA
• Never refuse food they
offer you. It is a real
insult. If you can not
disguise, just eat a
little and spread the
r...
USA
• Do not greet someone
with kisses and hugs,
unless that person is
already familiar with
this Brazilian habit.
Normall...
JAPAN
• The soup is taken
directly into bowl, no
spoon is required.
CANADA
• Canadians do not
like to be compared
with Americans.
FRANCE
• Never use a toothpick
in public.
SPAIN
• Do not be surprised if
the stores are closed
after lunch, Spanish
people tend to take a
nap (“ciesta”) for a few
h...
THAILAND
• It is very impolite to
talk with someone
with your hands in
pockets.
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Immigration quiz

  1. 1. IMMIGRATION
  2. 2. 1. What is migration? A) Migration is a bad headache. B) Migration is when people travel to a place for leisure purposes. C) Migration is when people don't like to travel. D) Migration is the movement of people from one place to another.
  3. 3. •D) Migration is the movement of people from one place to another.
  4. 4. 2. What do you call it when someone is leaving a country to find work/live elsewhere? A)Inflammation B)Emigration C)Immigration D)Internal migration
  5. 5. •B)Emigration
  6. 6. 3. Moving away from an area to be closer to friends and family is a: a)Social factor b)Economic factor c)Political factor d)Environmental factor
  7. 7. A) SOCIAL FACTOR
  8. 8. 4. Moving to a new location to find employment is an: a) Social factor b) Economic factor c) Political factor d) Environmental factor
  9. 9. B) ECONOMIC FACTOR
  10. 10. 5. What is a pull factor? A) A factor in their own country, such as unemployment, that persuades someone away from where they are currently living. B) A factor in their own country, such as high quality of life, that persuades someone away from where they are currently living. C) A factor in another country, such as quality of life, that encourages someone to move away from where they are currently living. D) A factor in another country, such as high unemployment, which encourages someone to move away from where they are currently living E) When people are forced out of their homes and have to set up home in a new country or new location.
  11. 11. C) A factor in another country, such as quality of life, that encourages someone to move away from where they are currently living.
  12. 12. 6. What do we call a person who has been forced to leave their home, perhaps by war or a natural disaster (such as drought), and move away without having another home to go to? A) Immigrant B) Refugee C) Migrant D) Traveller
  13. 13. B) Refugee
  14. 14. 7. Most immigrants come to the United States from where? A) The Middle East B) Africa C) Asia D) Latin America E) The Middle East and Africa F) Asia and Latin America G) All of the above
  15. 15. F) Asia and Latin America Most immigrants come to the United States from Asia and Latin America. From 1900 to 2000, the proportion of immigrants from Asia and Latin America increased from less then 1.5 percent to 26 percent and 52 percent, respectively.
  16. 16. 8. What percentage of the world's immigrants come to the United States? A) More than 35 percent B) 22 percent C) 15 percent D) Less than one percent
  17. 17. D) Less than one percent Of the 175 million migrants in the world, the U.S. admitted 1,063,732 documented immigrants in 2002. Undocumented immigration adds approximately 350,000 people per year by INS estimates.
  18. 18. 9. What is the most common reason people from other countries come to the U.S. to live? A) To join a close family member B) For employment C) To escape persecution (as a refugee) D) All of the above
  19. 19. A) To join a close family member Most legal immigrants (about 75 percent) come to the U.S. to join close family members, although employment and escaping persecution are two of the other main reasons people come to the U.S.
  20. 20. 10. Most immigrants come into the United States illegally. A)TRUE B)FALSE
  21. 21. B) FALSE Of the approximately 1.4 million immigrants who entered the U.S. in 2002, only about 25 percent came illegally. Although these figures do not account for some homeless immigrants and undocumented migrant workers who return to their native countries when their seasonal work is over, the proportion of illegal immigrants to legal immigrants is still quite small.
  22. 22. 11. Recent immigrants tend to speak a language other than English in the home. A)TRUE B) FALSE
  23. 23. A) TRUE About 83 percent of the immigrants who live in the U.S. do not speak English at home.
  24. 24. 12. Which of the following personalities was born in the United States? A) Madeleine Albright, B) Andrew Grove C) Jennifer Lopez D) Gene Simmons, E) Patrick Ewing
  25. 25. C) Jennifer Lopez, actress, musician With parents hailing from the U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, J. Lo was born in the Bronx, New York. All of the others are first-generation immigrants to the United States:
  26. 26. Jennifer Lopez • In the Bronx • Actress/Musician
  27. 27. Madeleine Albright • Czechoslovakia • Former U.S. Secretary of State
  28. 28. Andrew Grove • Hungary • Founder of Intel Corporation
  29. 29. Gene Simmons • Israel • Rock musician (KISS)
  30. 30. Patrick Ewing • Jamaica • NBA player – New York Nicks
  31. 31. CHINA • Never refuse food they offer you. It is a real insult. If you can not disguise, just eat a little and spread the rest of the dish.
  32. 32. USA • Do not greet someone with kisses and hugs, unless that person is already familiar with this Brazilian habit. Normally the U.S. people reaches out the hand to greet people.
  33. 33. JAPAN • The soup is taken directly into bowl, no spoon is required.
  34. 34. CANADA • Canadians do not like to be compared with Americans.
  35. 35. FRANCE • Never use a toothpick in public.
  36. 36. SPAIN • Do not be surprised if the stores are closed after lunch, Spanish people tend to take a nap (“ciesta”) for a few hours.
  37. 37. THAILAND • It is very impolite to talk with someone with your hands in pockets.

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