Economics Test 2 Review
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Which of the following is not an important river port in Mississippi?
What was the worst oil spill in history that extensively damaged the Gulf Coast?
A. Gulf War
B. Atlantic Empress
D. Deepwater Horizon
What hurricane caused the most economic damage in the state of Mississippi during this century?
A. Hurricane Katrina
B. Hurricane Camille
C. Hurricane Isaac
D. Hurricane Michael
What is tourism?
A. The business of providing services for people who travel for entertainment
B. A consumer
C. An agribusiness
D. An investor
The business of providing services for people who travel for entertainment
The busiest seaport in Mississippi is located in which city?
A. Long Beach
D. Pass Christian
The Stennis Space Center employs what type of workers?
A. Scientists who do rocket research
B. Factory workers
Scientists who do rocket research
Where do more people work at than at any other business in our state?
A. Stennis Space Center
B. Dupont DeLisle Plant
D. Ingalls Shipbuilding
What does Ingalls Shipbuilding make?
A. Cruise ships
C. Oil tankers
D. All of the above
All of the above
What is our state's third largest industry?
B. Health care
What are telecommunication companies?
A. Companies that send information long distances by telephone and television
B. Companies that provide Internet services
C. Both A and B
D. None of the Above
Both A and B
What percentage of workers in our state have a job in manufacturing?
Casinos provide about ______________ jobs in Mississippi.
What region of Mississippi raises more catfish than all of the rest of the United States?
A. Pine Hills
B. Coastal Meadows
C. Yazoo Delta
How does the Mississippi River help the global economy?
It provides a way to trade goods and products with other states and with the world.
Compare and contrast the resources of the Coastal Meadows region with the Yazoo Delta region of Mississippi.
The Coastal Meadows region produces shrimp, but the Yazoo Delta region produces corn, cotton, and soybeans. Both regions produce fish.