SOC 300 Midterm Exam ( 40/40 Correct Answers )
Why is it so difficult for the poorest societies to get to a foothold on the development ladder?
Which of these numbers is the best approximation of how many people are currently living in ‘extreme poverty’?
What is meant by the term “income distribution”?
Which of the following regions has the greatest numbers of citizens within the global
Which of these numbers is the best approximation of how many people live on $2.50 a day or less?
What are development donors and development projects most likely to lose focus of?
Which of the following statements BEST summarizes development supporters’ views on the conflict between tradition and development?
According to development supporters, what is the usefulness of increasing wealth in poor countries?
Which of the following is a major obstacle facing development organizations (NGOs) in implementing projects such as building wells in rural villages? Choose the BEST answer.
What do critics of development mean by their assertion that development is an attempt to “impose a single cultural model on the whole world”? Choose the BEST answer.
What is the most likely safeguard against civil war?
Which of the following is NOT a cost of civil war?
By definition, natural resources come from the land, and therefore must be harvested, mined, drilled for, or extracted. This can increase the likelihood of civil war for which of the following reasons?
The typical recruit in a civil war is:
During a civil war, most deaths are due to:
Which of the following is necessary for slum residents to improve their lives?
All of the following are primary reasons people in developing nations move to cities EXCEPT:
Government policy toward slums in cities such as Lagos and Rio de Janeiro could BEST be described as:
Which of the following statements describes the employment situation in slums in developing nations such as India and Nigeria (i.e. nations with high economic growth rates)?
Which of the following developments is most responsible for the growth of cities throughout history?
China’s economic reversal of fortune can be attributed to?
Which of these numbers is the best approximation of how many people live on $1.25 a day or less?
What region of the world contained the highest number of the world’s extremely and moderately poor citizens in 2001?
Which of the following statements explains why decreasing fertility rates may help raise incomes in less developed countries?
Of the nearly one million Malawians infected with AIDS, how many people have been receiving a successful AIDS medication that’s available for just $1 per day?
Why is economic growth by itself, not a sufficient objective of development?
The eThekwini Declaration was?
Which of the following statements about the World Health Organization’s drinking-water and sanitation campaign is NOT true?
Which of the following statements about development is NOT expressed in the readings?
What is the difference between “culmination outcomes” and “comprehensive outcomes”?
Poor security in a nation does not typically lead to _______ in the development process?
Why do civil war combatants often not care about the costs of civil war?
Somalia has been at war for?
Why do international wars tend to be resolved so much more quickly than civil wars?
Somalia was affected by Black Hawk Down. How was it affected?
Plywood, plastic piping, prefab windows, and other construction materials are seen by the author as?
Scavenging work in the Lagos dump can be seen as ______ according to the course video? Choose the BEST answer.
London’s explosive growth in the mid-19th century was largely due to
What development does the author credit for being most responsible for the growth of cities throughout history?
Rocinharesidents main complaint about “asfaltização” has been that ______?