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Unresolved Problems of the Modern World (Print Quiz)

1.

Over the last two centuries, the demand for energy and natural resources has increased because of

 

(A)

pollution and pesticides

 

(B)

sustainable development

 

(C)

industrialization

 

(D)

increased food production

  

2.

Two of the major causes of famine in the 21st century are

 

(A)

overpopulation and war

 

(B)

air and water pollution

 

(C)

industry and technology

 

(D)

grassroots development and the Green Revolution

  

3.

A key role of the United Nations is

 

(A)

to punish terrorist attacks

 

(B)

to prevent war

 

(C)

to enforce free trade agreements

 

(D)

to support economic development

  

4.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) helps less-developed countries by

 

(A)

providing loans for large-scale development projects

 

(B)

supporting microcredit programs

 

(C)

creating jobs and economic infrastructure

 

(D)

offering emergency loans to nations in financial crisis

  

5.

Since 1989, the greatest human rights success have been in the area of

 

(A)

women’s rights

 

(B)

child labor reform

 

(C)

political rights and freedoms

 

(D)

ethnic and racial conflict

  
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