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SOC 300 MIDTERM EXAMS PART 1 AND 2 STRAYER

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SOC 300 MIDTERM EXAMS PART 1 AND 2 STRAYER


Question 1
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Which of these numbers is the best approximation of how many people are currently living in
"extreme poverty"?
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Question 2
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Which of the following most likely describes a family living in extreme poverty?
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Question 3
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Which of the following statements about defining "developing" countries is true? Choose the BEST
answer.

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Question 4
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What is meant by the term income distribution?
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Question 5
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Which of these numbers is the best approximation of how many people live on $2.50 a day or less?
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Question 6
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Which of the following statements BEST summarizes development supporters views on the conflict
between tradition and development?
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Question 7
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Which of the following may have to be sacrificed in order for successful development to be achieved
in a society? Choose the BEST answer.
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Question 8
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Why do development critics find the concept of development so troublesome? Choose the BEST
answer.
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Question 9
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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.
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Question 10
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According to development supporters, what is the usefulness of increasing wealth in poor countries?

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Question 11
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During a civil war, most deaths are due to:
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Selected Answer:
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Which of the following BEST explains why young men are often attracted to rebel groups (and also
drug gangs)?
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Question 13
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Valuable natural resources such as oil and diamonds should enable the development of a countrys
economy, but often dont. Why?
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Question 14
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What is the most likely safeguard against civil war?


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Question 15
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Which of the following BEST explains why conflict is sometimes characterized as a trap?
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Question 16
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Which of the following developments is most responsible for the growth of cities throughout history?
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Question 17
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Which of the following groups are most likely to find more economic and/or personal freedom in
cities, as opposed to rural areas?
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Question 18
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All of the following are primary reasons people in developing nations move to cities EXCEPT:
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Question 19
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Life in booming cities in the developing world is in many ways comparable to life in which of the
following places?
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Question 20
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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)?
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Midterm part 2
Question 1
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Which of the following statements explains why decreasing fertility rates may help raise incomes in
less developed countries?

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Question 2
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Why is it so difficult for the poorest societies to get to a foothold on the development ladder?
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Question 3
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What region of the world contained the highest number of the worlds extremely and moderately poor
citizens in 2001?
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Selected Answer:
Question 4
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Of the nearly one million Malawians infected with AIDS, how many people have been receiving a
successful AIDS medication thats available for just $1 per day?
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Question 5
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Correct
Chinas economic reversal of fortune can be attributed to?
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Question 6
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Which of the following statements about the World Health Organizations drinking-water and
sanitation campaign is NOT true?
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Question 7
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Why is economic growth by itself, not a sufficient objective of development?
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Question 8
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What is the difference between culmination outcomes and comprehensive outcomes?
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Question 9
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The eThekwini Declaration was?
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Question 10
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Which of the following statements about development is NOT expressed in the readings?
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Question 11
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Poor security in a nation does not typically lead to _______ in the development process?
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Question 12
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Somalia was affected by Black Hawk Down. How was it affected?
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Question 13

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Why do civil war combatants often not care about the costs of civil war?
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Question 14
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Somalia has been at war for?
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Question 15
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Why do international wars tend to be resolved so much more quickly than civil wars?
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The international community is much more likely to intervene during a conflict involving two
countries.
Question 16
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Londons explosive growth in the mid-19th century was largely due to:
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Question 17
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Scavenging work in the Lagos dump can be seen as ______ according to the course video? Choose
the BEST answer.
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Question 18
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What development does the author credit for being most responsible for the growth of cities
throughout history?
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the ability to combine human efforts and engage in commerce to increase wealth
Question 19
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Plywood, plastic piping, prefab windows, and other construction materials are seen by the author
as?
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Question 20
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Rocinha residents main complaint about asfaltizao has been that ______?
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SOC 300 Midterm Exams Part 1 And 2