SOC 300 Midterm Exam
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: