Explanation

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05-01 Which of the following will encompass the largest number
of speakers?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Language family
Language branch
Individual language
Dialect
Language group
05-01 Which of the following will encompass the largest number
of speakers?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Language family
Language branch
Individual language
Dialect
Language group
Explanation: The categories are organized hierarchically: family,
branch, group, language, and dialect.
05-02 Which of the following is not a Romance language?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
French
German
Italian
Portuguese
Spanish
05-02 Which of the following is not a Romance language?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
French
German
Italian
Portuguese
Spanish
Explanation: Germanic languages predominate in northern and
central Europe.
05-02
05-03 The oldest roots of the English language have been traced
back to present-day
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Belgium.
Canada.
Denmark.
Iceland.
Netherlands.
05-03 The oldest roots of the English language have been traced
back to present-day
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Belgium.
Canada.
Denmark.
Iceland.
Netherlands.
Explanation: Angles, Jutes, and Saxons invaded England from the
their homes on the Danish peninsula.
05-03
05-04 The relocation of the Nigerian capital from Lagos to Abuja
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
reflects tensions between rival groups.
reflects a cultural preference for inland sites.
was a direct order from the United Nations.
was undertaken to promote economic development.
The capital has not been relocated.
05-04 The relocation of the Nigerian capital from Lagos to Abuja
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
reflects tensions between rival groups.
reflects a cultural preference for inland sites.
was a direct order from the United Nations.
was undertaken to promote economic development.
The capital has not been relocated.
05-04
05-05 Complete the following analogy: Argentina is to Spanish
as
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Brazil is to Portuguese.
Belize is to Portuguese.
Guyana is to Spanish
Suriname is to French
Panama is to English
05-05 Complete the following analogy: Argentina is to Spanish
as
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Brazil is to Portuguese.
Belize is to Portuguese.
Guyana is to Spanish
Suriname is to French
Panama is to English
Explanation: Portuguese is the predominant language of Brazil
just as Spanish is spoken in Argentina.
05-06 A creolized language is a local language mixed with
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
another local language.
at least 20 percent slang.
the language of a colonial power.
English.
French.
05-06 A creolized language is a local language mixed with
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
another local language.
at least 20 percent slang.
the language of a colonial power.
English.
French.
Explanation: Creole languages develop due to the interchange of
indigenous language(s) and the colonizer’s language.
05-07 Complete the following analogy: southern Europe is to
Romance as
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
southwestern Europe is to Iberian.
eastern Europe is to West Germanic.
eastern Europe is to Balto-Slavic.
southeast Europe is to Greek.
northern Europe is to Celtic.
05-07 Complete the following analogy: southern Europe is to
Romance as
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
southwestern Europe is to Iberian.
eastern Europe is to West Germanic.
eastern Europe is to Balto-Slavic.
southeast Europe is to Greek.
northern Europe is to Celtic.
Explanation: Romance languages predominate in southern
Europe as Balto-Slavic languages do in eastern Europe.
05-08 In both the Kurgan and Anatolian theories of
Indo-European, the language family spread via
__________ diffusion.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
contagious
expansion
hierarchical
relocation
stimulus
05-08 In both the Kurgan and Anatolian theories of
Indo-European, the language family spread via
__________ diffusion.
A. contagious
B. expansion
C. hierarchical
D. relocation
E. stimulus
05-09 Globally, today’s predominant lingua franca is
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Swahili.
Pidgin.
Creole.
French.
English.
05-09 Globally, today’s predominant lingua franca is
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Swahili.
Pidgin.
Creole.
French.
English.
Explanation: In part due to Britain’s colonial legacy, English is the
world’s most popular lingua franca.
05-10 Complete the following analogy: Hindi is to India as
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Austrian is to Austria.
Celtic is to Denmark.
Mandarin is to China.
Russian is to Ukraine.
Spanish is to the Philippines.
05-10 Complete the following analogy: Hindi is to India as
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Austrian is to Austria.
Celtic is to Denmark.
Mandarin is to China.
Russian is to Ukraine.
Spanish is to the Philippines.
Explanation: Hindi is the most spoken language in India as is
Mandarin in China.
06-01 Which of the following is not a universalizing religion?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Buddhism
Christianity
Judaism
Islam
Sikhism
06-01 Which of the following is not a universalizing religion?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Buddhism
Christianity
Judaism
Islam
Sikhism
Explanation: Whereas universalizing religions actively seek
converts, Judaism is an ethnic religion.
06-02 Roman Catholicism predominates in which of the
following areas?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Northern Europe
East Asia
Canada
South America
Australia
06-02 Roman Catholicism predominates in which of the
following areas?
A. Northern Europe
B. East Asia
C. Canada
D. South America
E. Australia
Explanation: South America’s colonization by Spain and Portugal
brought Roman Catholicism to the continent.
06-02
06-03 Which of the following is not one of the five pillars of
Islam?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Accept Allah as the one God
Donate to charities
Fast during the month of Ramadan
Make a pilgrimage to Jerusalem
Pray five times daily
06-03 Which of the following is not one of the five pillars of
Islam?
A. Accept Allah as the one God
B. Donate to charities
C. Fast during the month of Ramadan
D. Make a pilgrimage to Jerusalem
E. Pray five times daily
Explanation: Pilgrimages are to be made to Makkah, not
Jerusalem.
06-04 In which region are the largest number of adherents to
ethnic religions found?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Africa
East Asia
Eastern Europe
South America
North America
06-04 In which region are the largest number of adherents to
ethnic religions found?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Africa
East Asia
Eastern Europe
South America
North America
Explanation: Several hundred million people in East Asia practice
Confucianism, Daoism, and Shintoism.
06-05 Christianity initially spread from Palestine by
___________ diffusion.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
contagious
expansion
hierarchical
relocation
stimulus
06-05 Christianity initially spread from Palestine by
___________ diffusion.
A. contagious
B. expansion
C. hierarchical
D. relocation
E. stimulus
Explanation: Christianity initially diffused by the efforts of
missionaries.
06-06 Complete the following analogy: Lumbini is to Buddhists
as
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Beijing is to Confucianism.
Bethlehem is to Jews.
Delhi is to Sikhs.
Makkah is to Muslims.
Tokyo is to Shintoism.
06-06 Complete the following analogy: Lumbini is to Buddhists
as
A. Beijing is to Confucianism.
B. Bethlehem is to Jews.
C. Delhi is to Sikhs.
D. Makkah is to Muslims.
E. Tokyo is to Shintoism.
Explanation: Among universalizing religions, Buddhism and Islam
have the largest number of holy places.
06-07 Complete the following analogy: Christianity is to church
as
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Islam is to mosque.
Judaism is to synagogue.
Buddhism is to temple.
Baha’i is to House of Worship.
All of the above are correct.
06-07 Complete the following analogy: Christianity is to church
as
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Islam is to mosque.
Judaism is to synagogue.
Buddhism is to temple.
Baha’i is to House of Worship.
All of the above are correct.
Explanation: Religious buildings are important parts of the
cultural landscape. Christians alone consider their buildings to be
sacred.
06-08 As a result of the 1967 war, Israel captured which
strategically important territory?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
The coastal plain near Tel Aviv
The east bank of the Jordan River valley
The hills paralleling the coast and Jordan River
The desert oases of Saudi Arabia
None of the above is correct.
06-08 As a result of the 1967 war, Israel captured which
strategically important territory?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
The coastal plain near Tel Aviv
The east bank of the Jordan River valley
The hills paralleling the coast and Jordan River
The desert oases of Saudi Arabia
None of the above is correct.
Explanation: The land between the Mediterranean Sea and the
Jordan River is divided into three regions: coastal plain,
highlands, and river valley.
06-08
06-09 The caste system in India
A. places Shudras at the top of the hierarchy.
B. was created by the Aryan invaders of India.
C. does not affect how individual Hindus practice
the religion.
D. is enforced by official government policies.
E. sees the “untouchables” as closest to
enlightenment.
06-09 The caste system in India
A. places Shudras at the top of the hierarchy.
B. was created by the Aryan invaders of India.
C. does not affect how individual Hindus practice
the religion.
D. is enforced by official government policies.
E. sees the “untouchables” as closest to
enlightenment.
Explanation: The caste system has relaxed over the past several
decades in the face of modernization.
06-10 Which three religions have holy places in Jerusalem?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Islam, Judaism, Sikhism
Christianity, Hinduism, Islam
Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism
Christianity, Islam, Judaism
Christianity, Jainism, Judaism
06-10 Which three religions have holy places in Jerusalem?
A. Islam, Judaism, Sikhism
B. Christianity, Hinduism, Islam
C. Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism
D. Christianity, Islam, Judaism
E. Christianity, Jainism, Judaism
Explanation: These three monotheistic religions each lay claim
to holy places in Jerusalem.
06-10
07-01 Which of the following states has the smallest percentage
of African American residents?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Alabama
Georgia
Mississippi
South Carolina
West Virginia
07-01 Which of the following states has the smallest percentage
of African American residents?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Alabama
Georgia
Mississippi
South Carolina
West Virginia
Explanation: African Americans are clustered in the South and in
northern cities.
07-01
07-02 Which of the following states has the smallest percentage
of Hispanic residents?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Arizona
California
Maine
New Mexico
Texas
07-02 Which of the following states has the smallest percentage
of Hispanic residents?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Arizona
California
Maine
New Mexico
Texas
Explanation: Hispanics are concentrated in the American
Southwest.
07-02
07-03 During the slavery era, the most likely destination for
Africans captured by the Portuguese was
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
North America.
South America.
Caribbean.
Arabia.
Turkey.
07-03 During the slavery era, the most likely destination for
Africans captured by the Portuguese was
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
North America.
South America.
Caribbean.
Arabia.
Turkey.
Explanation: The majority of Africans enslaved by the
Portuguese were sent to Brazil.
07-03
07-04 Which of the following is accurate about apartheid?
A. It included the creation of “homelands” for different
groups.
B. The system classified people in one of two races.
C. French settlers created it in the 1800s.
D. South Africa still has places governed by this policy.
E. The policy was supported by most European countries
in the 1980s.
07-04 Which of the following is accurate about apartheid?
A. It included the creation of “homelands” for different
groups.
B. The system classified people in one of two races.
C. French settlers created it in the 1800s.
D. South Africa still has places governed by this policy.
E. The policy was supported by most European countries
in the 1980s.
Explanation: Apartheid was instituted in the late 1940s and
classified South Africans as belonging to one of four groups.
07-04
07-05 In the 1920s, this region best exemplified the concept of
the nation-state:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
South America
Sub-Saharan Africa
Middle East
Europe
Southeast Asia
07-05 In the 1920s, this region best exemplified the concept of
the nation-state:
A. South America
B. Sub-Saharan Africa
C. Middle East
D. Europe
E. Southeast Asia
Explanation: Following the First World War, many European
boundaries were redrawn to reflect the principles of nationstates.
07-06 Which of the following is an example of a multinational
state?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
France
New York
Scotland
United Kingdom
Wales
07-06 Which of the following is an example of a multinational
state?
A. France
B. New York
C. Scotland
D. United Kingdom
E. Wales
Explanation: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern
Ireland includes Scotland and Wales.
07-07 Complete the following analogy: centripetal is to
centrifugal as
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
clustering is to spreading.
beginning is to ending.
rising is to falling.
shrinking is to growing.
None of the above is correct.
07-07 Complete the following analogy: centripetal is to
centrifugal as
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
clustering is to spreading.
beginning is to ending.
rising is to falling.
shrinking is to growing.
None of the above is correct.
Explanation: Nationalism is an important centripetal force.
Centripetal is the opposite of centrifugal.
07-08 Which of the following ethnic groups has the least
representation in Lebanon?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Jews
Christians
Druze
Shiites
Sunnis
07-08 Which of the following ethnic groups has the least
representation in Lebanon?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Jews
Christians
Druze
Shiites
Sunnis
Explanation: Lebanon is divided among Christians, Sunni
Muslims, Shiite Muslims, and Druze.
07-08
07-09 The conflict in Jammu and Kashmir pits
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
East Pakistan against West Pakistan.
India against Bangladesh.
India against Pakistan.
Sikhs against Hindus.
Sinhalese against Tamils.
07-09 The conflict in Jammu and Kashmir pits
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
East Pakistan against West Pakistan.
India against Bangladesh.
India against Pakistan.
Sikhs against Hindus.
Sinhalese against Tamils.
Explanation: Jammu and Kashmir is partitioned along the “Line
of Control” by Pakistan and India.
07-09
07-10 Since 1991 in the Balkans, the most severe ethnic
cleansing has been committed by
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Bosnians.
Croats.
Macedonians.
Serbs.
Slovenes.
07-10 Since 1991 in the Balkans, the most severe ethnic
cleansing has been committed by
A. Bosnians.
B. Croats.
C. Macedonians.
D. Serbs.
E. Slovenes.
Explanation: Serbs aggressively pushed other groups out of
territory in Bosnia and Kosovo.
07-10
08-01 Which country controlled the most colonial territory in
1914?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
United States
Japan
Germany
France
United Kingdom
08-01 Which country controlled the most colonial territory in
1914?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
United States
Japan
Germany
France
United Kingdom
Explanation: On the eve of the first World War, Britain controlled
an empire that stretched across the Caribbean, Africa, and Asia.
08-01
08-02 Complete the following analogy: a compact state is to
circular as
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
a prorupted state is to extended.
a perforated state is to pierced.
an elongated state is to narrow
fragmented state is to pieces.
All of the above are correct.
08-02 Complete the following analogy: a compact state is to
circular as
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
a prorupted state is to extended.
a perforated state is to pierced.
an elongated state is to narrow
fragmented state is to pieces.
All of the above are correct.
Explanation: The world’s states can be classed into five basic
shapes, each with its own characteristics.
08-03 In terms of the classification of state shapes, Chile can
best be described as a(n)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
compact state.
elongated state.
fragmented state.
prorupted state.
rectangular state.
08-03 In terms of the classification of state shapes, Chile can
best be described as a(n)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
compact state.
elongated state.
fragmented state.
prorupted state.
rectangular state.
Explanation: Chile occupies the long, thin portion of land
between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes Mountains.
08-04 The largest number of landlocked states are found in
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Africa.
East Asia.
the Middle East.
Southeast Asia.
South America.
08-04 The largest number of landlocked states are found in
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Africa.
East Asia.
the Middle East.
Southeast Asia.
South America.
Explanation: Africa’s landlocked states are a colonial legacy.
International trade is hindered when a country does not have
access to the ocean.
08-05 Libya and Egypt are separated by a
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
desert boundary.
language boundary.
mountain boundary.
religious boundary.
river boundary.
08-05 Libya and Egypt are separated by a
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
desert boundary.
language boundary.
mountain boundary.
religious boundary.
river boundary.
Explanation: Desert boundaries are found throughout Africa and
Asia. Most desert frontiers have been converted to boundaries
because of the potential for valuable minerals deposits.
08-06 A federal system of government
A. is most common in small countries.
B. places nearly all power with a central government.
C. was rejected by the writers of the United States
Constitution.
D. divides power among units of governance.
E. is practiced in China.
08-06 A federal system of government
A. is most common in small countries.
B. places nearly all power with a central government.
C. was rejected by the writers of the United States
Constitution.
D. divides power among units of governance.
E. is practiced in China.
Explanation: The number of federal states is growing, in part
because the system is more flexible than a unitary state.
08-07 In the United States, congressional district boundaries are
usually drawn by
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Congress.
an independent non-partisan commission.
the Federal Election Commission.
the Supreme Court.
state legislatures.
08-07 In the United States, congressional district boundaries are
usually drawn by
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Congress.
an independent non-partisan commission.
the Federal Election Commission.
the Supreme Court.
state legislatures.
Explanation: Unlike many countries, electoral district boundaries
are redrawn every ten years to favor the political party in control
of the state legislature.
08-08 The United Nations
A.
B.
C.
D.
was founded in 1925.
currently has nearly 300 members.
has been less effective than the League of Nations.
places nearly all world power in the hands of the
UN Secretary General.
E. has deployed troops around the world on
peace-keeping missions.
08-08 The United Nations
A.
B.
C.
D.
was founded in 1925.
currently has nearly 300 members.
has been less effective than the League of Nations.
places nearly all world power in the hands of the
UN Secretary General.
E. has deployed troops around the world on
peace-keeping missions.
Explanation: The UN relies on member states to volunteer
troops for peace-keeping missions. UN missions are underway in
Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
08-09 At the end of the Cold War, several new countries
emerged in
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Eastern Europe.
Latin America.
Northern Europe.
North Africa.
Western Europe.
08-09 At the end of the Cold War, several new countries
emerged in
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Eastern Europe.
Latin America.
Northern Europe.
North Africa.
Western Europe.
Explanation: The demise of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia
resulted in over a dozen new countries.
08-09
08-10 This group predominates in the far north of Iraq:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Kurds
Persians
Shiites
Sunnis
Turkmen
08-10 This group predominates in the far north of Iraq:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Kurds
Persians
Shiites
Sunnis
Turkmen
Explanation: The Kurds are among the world’s largest nations
without a state of their own.
08-10
09-01 Regarding sector employment in MDCs and LDCs over the
last 100 years, it is true that:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
the primary sector has increased in MDCs.
the tertiary sector has decreased in MDCs.
the primary sector has trended slightly lower in LDCs.
the tertiary sector has increased in LDCs.
the secondary sector has decreased in LDCs.
09-01 Regarding sector employment in MDCs and LDCs
over the last 100 years, it is true that:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
the primary sector has increased in MDCs.
the tertiary sector has decreased in MDCs.
the primary sector has trended slightly lower in LDCs.
the tertiary sector has increased in LDCs.
the secondary sector has decreased in LDCs.
Explanation: Changes in agriculture and mining, e.g., engineered
seeds, machinery, and irrigation, have begun to displace LDC
workers from the primary sector.
09-01
09-02 According to Rostow’s development model, a country
with a lot of heavy industry that uses modern technology is in
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
stage 1, traditional society.
stage 2, preconditions to takeoff.
stage 3, takeoff.
stage 4, drive to maturity.
stage 5, age of mass consumption.
09-02 According to Rostow’s development model, a country
with a lot of heavy industry that uses modern technology is in
A. stage 1, traditional society.
B. stage 2, preconditions to takeoff.
C. stage 3, takeoff.
D. stage 4, drive to maturity.
E. stage 5, age of mass consumption.
Explanation: Heavy industry is the hallmark of Rostow’s fourth
stage.
09-03 The self-sufficiency approach to development
A. has been supported by the United States.
B. relies on free trade with more developed countries.
C. has been the preferred approach for economic
development over the last two decades.
D. frequently suffers from inefficiency.
E. relies on market forces with little guidance from
government.
09-03 The self-sufficiency approach to development
A. has been supported by the United States.
B. relies on free trade with more developed countries.
C. has been the preferred approach for economic
development over the last two decades.
D. frequently suffers from inefficiency.
E. relies on market forces with little guidance from
government.
Explanation: Economies seeking self-sufficiency often suffer
from the related problems of large bureaucracies and
inefficiency.
09-04 Which of the following is among the factors considered
when calculating a country’s Human Development Index score?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
average affluence rate
crude birth rate
literacy rate
sulfate emissions per capita
telephones per capita
09-04 Which of the following is among the factors considered
when calculating a country’s Human Development Index score?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
average affluence rate
crude birth rate
literacy rate
sulfate emissions per capita
telephones per capita
Explanation: A country’s HDI score is based on four factors: GDP,
literacy, education, and life expectancy.
09-04
09-05 Foreign debt as a percentage of income is highest in
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Africa.
East Asia.
Eastern Europe.
Middle East.
South America.
09-05 Foreign debt as a percentage of income is highest in
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Africa.
East Asia.
Eastern Europe.
Middle East.
South America.
Explanation: While South American countries have accumulated
the largest debts, the ratio of debt to annual income is highest in
Africa.
09-05
09-06 Which of the following is among the factors considered
when calculating a country’s Gender Empowerment Measure?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
number of women in elite professional sports
balance of women to men working as real estate agents
media image fairness
number of women elected to government
access to family planning and abortion
09-06 Which of the following is among the factors considered
when calculating a country’s Gender Empowerment Measure?
A. number of women in elite professional sports
B. balance of women to men working as real estate agents
C. media image fairness
D. number of women elected to government
E. access to family planning and abortion
Explanation: GEM reflects women’s access to power and
decision making.
09-06
09-07 Structural adjustment programs
A. promote greater transparency in government
development planning and spending.
B. arrange for structural engineers to consult in LDCs.
C. are designed and implemented by community focus
groups.
D. have been criticized for spending scarce development
funds inefficient industries.
E. seek to align the interests of farmers and consumers
through fair trade labeling.
09-07 Structural adjustment programs
A. promote greater transparency in government
development planning and spending.
B. arrange for structural engineers to consult in LDCs.
C. are designed and implemented by community focus
groups.
D. have been criticized for spending scarce development
funds inefficient industries.
E. seek to align the interests of farmers and consumers
through fair trade labeling.
Explanation: The IMF, World Bank, and MDCs commonly require
structural adjustment programs before making or adjusting
loans.
09-08 In terms of economic sectors, Wal-Mart has an effect on
the
A. primary sector as one of the largest purchasers of
agricultural goods.
B. secondary sector because of the factories it owns
around the world.
C. secondary sector because of the way it manages its
farms, forests, and mines.
D. tertiary sector because of its recent expansion into steel
and auto production.
E. tertiary sector because it pays higher wages than other
service sector employers.
09-08 In terms of economic sectors, Wal-Mart has an effect on
the
A. primary sector as one of the largest purchasers of
agricultural goods.
B. secondary sector because of the factories it owns
around the world.
C. secondary sector because of the way it manages its
farms, forests, and mines.
D. tertiary sector because of its recent expansion into steel
and auto production.
E. tertiary sector because it pays higher wages than other
service sector employers.
Explanation: Wal-Mart, the second largest grocer in the U.S., has
an effect on all three economic sectors.
09-09 The Gender-Related Development Index is lowest in
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
East Asia.
Eastern Europe.
North America.
South America.
Sub-Saharan Africa.
09-09 The Gender-Related Development Index is lowest in
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
East Asia.
Eastern Europe.
North America.
South America.
Sub-Saharan Africa.
Explanation: Like HDI, GDI combines measures of income,
literacy, education, and life expectancy in order to discern where
women are treated as well as men.
09-09
09-10 All of the following statements about the World Trade
Organization are true, except
A. it promotes capitalist economic development.
B. its member states account for roughly 70 percent of
world trade.
C. it seeks to lower tariffs.
D. it adjudicates accusations of unfair trade practices.
E. critics charge it is anti-democratic and compromises
sovereignty.
09-10 All of the following statements about the World Trade
Organization are true, except
A. it promotes capitalist economic development.
B. its member states account for roughly 70 percent of
world trade.
C. it seeks to lower tariffs.
D. it adjudicates accusations of unfair trade practices.
E. critics charge it is anti-democratic and compromises
sovereignty.
Explanation: WTO members account for nearly 100% of world
trade.

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