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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Eighteenth-century English intellectual who warned that population growth threatened future generations because, in his view, population growth would always outstrip increases in agricultural production.
  2. Rapidly growing, new industrial nations of the late twentieth century, including the Asian Tigers.
  3. War waged by the Argentine military (1976-1982) against leftist groups. Characterized by the use of illegal imprisonment, torture, and executions by the military.
  4. A change in the rates of population growth. Before the transition, both birth and death rates are high, resulting in a slowly growing population; then the death rate drops but the birth rate remains high, causing a population explosion.
  5. Collective name for South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore-nations that became economic powers in the 1970s and 1980s.

5 True/False questions

  1. Mikhail GorbachevEighteenth-century English intellectual who warned that population growth threatened future generations because, in his view, population growth would always outstrip increases in agricultural production.

          

  2. keiretsuAlliances of corporations and banks that dominate the Japanese economy.

          

  3. proxy warsDuring the Cold War, local or regional wars in which the superpowers armed, trained, and financed the combatants.

          

  4. Deng XiaopingCommunist Party leader who forced Chinese economic reforms after the death of Mao Zedong.

          

  5. perestroikaAlliances of corporations and banks that dominate the Japanese economy.

          

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