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