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CMS6-Unit 6 Test Re

CMS6-Unit 6-Environmental and Economic Forces in LA/C Test

QuestionAnswer
The ecology of Brazil's rain forest is most threatened by which of these human activities? cutting down trees
Which poses the greatest threat to the rain forest in Brazil? logging in the rain forest
A leading cause of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is Cattle ranching
The economic system of communist countries is most closely related to which of the following? command
Which explanation would reflect a country with a mixed economy (i.e., between a pure market and pure command)? A combination of privately-owned industry and government control
In which economic system does a single authority decide what is produced? command
A market economy is very different from a command economy. Which of the following is found in a market economy? competition
Which term best describes an economic system in which the people—not the government—own land, factories, and businesses? market
Which of following best describes a market economy? A person can start any legal business and charge any price
In a traditional economic system people usually exchange goods or services rather than use money. Which of the following is an example of this exchange process? bartering with a seller
In which economic system are the production and distribution of goods owned by private individuals or corporations? market
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was designed to promote free trade between the United States, Canada, and Mexico
How did the agreement of NAFTA affect Canada? It eliminated trade barriers with the U.S. and Mexico
NAFTA is an example of which pattern of behavior among or between countries? Forming trade agreements
What is the purpose of a tariff, such as a protective tariff? to increase the prices of imported goods and protect a country's own industries from foreign competition
Which trade barrier discourages trade by placing a tax on foreign goods? Tariff
Which word has the same meaning as the economic term "tariff"? tax
A country's parliament votes to increase tariffs upon goods from another country. This is an example of a representative democracy restricting trade
Canada and Mexico are SIMILAR in that lowering trade barriers between these two nations has resulted in both nations experiencing growth in their economies
What is the purpose of free trade partnerships like the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Canada, and Mexico? to increase trade by doing away with tariffs
Jose is an auto mechanic in a nearby larger town. He has decided his own small town needs its own car repair shop. Jose bought the building and opened his shop. Jose is an example of Entrepreneur
Why is entrepreneurship important to a country’s economy? Invest in capital goods
The four factors of production are —natural resources (land), human resources (labor), capital resources (buildings and machinery), and entrepreneurship (organization). A popcorn stand and the popcorn popper are examples of? capital resources
The literacy rate for the region of Latin America is 90%. In the country of Haiti, the literacy rate is 51%. Which statement best reflects these factors of economic growth in Haiti? Haiti’s low investment in human capital lowers the GDP per capita
Brazil is building new factories and using newer technology. These are examples of Investment in capital goods
The relationship between the literacy rate and standard of living in Latin America is The higher the literacy rate the higher the standard of living
.Latin America and the Caribbean are very diverse, culturally blended areas. One reason for this diversity is the intermarriage of European settlers and indigenous peoples.
Latin America is ethnically diverse because of a blending of Indigenous Americans, Europeans, and Africans
Choose one of the following questions to answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. What is the impact of development and trade on the environment (air pollution in Mexico City destruction of rain forests in Brazil, and oil-related pollution in Venezuela)?
Choose one of the following questions to answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. How do the trade agreements made between countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (i.e. NAFTA) overcome trade barriers and encourage voluntary trade in the region?
Choose one of the following questions to answer. Be sure to give a complete answer with examples and details from the unit. Be sure to write in complete sentences. How does having or not having the 4 factors of production affect the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean? (Cuba and Brazil)
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