If the population growth of less developed countries continues at its current rate, the population of these nations is expected to double in 40 years. What will be the mostly likely consequence of this rapid population growth?
A. The population will be rapidly aging, and these nations will require more healthcare facilities and trained healthcare workers.
B. Large numbers of people will be expected to emigrate from these countries, and nearby nations will bear the burden of the migrating population.
C. These countries will find a way to keep up with the demand for more schools, employment opportunities, and agricultural and industrial output.
D. Standards of living will fall because the country cannot raise per capita GDP faster than the population rate is growing.
D. Standards of living will fall because the country cannot raise capita GDP faster than the population rate is growing.Auto answered|Score 1|AwesomeGuy200|Points 1177|User:
After World War II, the U.S. government loaned and granted money to needy countries in Europe in the hopes of promoting democracy. This program was an example of
A. debt rescheduling.
B. foreign direct investment.
C. foreign portfolio investment.
D. foreign aid.
D. Foreign aidAuto answered|Score 1|AwesomeGuy200|Points 1177|User:
Why is it sometimes hard for LDCs to use their natural resources efficiently?
A. LDCs cannot afford to buy technology to develop their resources.
B. Natural resources are not evenly distributed throughout the world.
C. LDCs do not want to use technology to develop their resources.
D. The climate is often too harsh to allow them to develop their resources.
A. LDCs cannot afford to buy technology to develop their resources. Auto answered|Score .6|Controler|Points 2660|User:
What is the Group of 20?
A. a group of environmental scientists from 20 countries
B. a group of 20 multinational corporations
C. a group of finance ministers from growing countries, the United States, and the EU
D. a group of international aid organizations
The Group of 20 is: C. a group of finance ministers from growing countries, the United States, and the EUAuto answered|Score 1|debnjerry|Points 35466|User:
In 1999, India did not have shopping malls. It now has more than 100 malls. Which of the following explains this rapid development?
A. The largest economic growth has taken place in construction.
B. Uneducated people in rural areas are demanding malls.
C. The middle class is increasing demand for consumer goods.
D. The gap between rich and poor is shrinking.
C. The middle class is increasing demand for consumer goodsAuto answered|Score 1|dwight bonnie|Points 120|User:
The country of Lilvania has a low per capita GDP, a low literacy rate, and a high infant mortality rate. What is Lilvania?
A. a developed country
B. a less developed country
C. a newly industrialized country
D. a transitional country
B. less developed countryAuto answered|Score 1|cha97mw|Points 1146|User:
To alleviate negative externalities of deforestation and to secure economic growth, environmental scientists propose
A. sustainable development.
C. replacing forests with farmland.
D. using fertilizers.
A. sustainable development.Auto answered|Score 1|patmarone|Points 5987|User:
Which statement is true of development in both Nigeria and Venezuela?
A. It has completed a transition to a free-market economy.
B. It benefits from the sale of a valuable resource.
C. Its wealth is based on agriculture.
D. It has developed a service economy.
B. It benefits from the sale of a valuable resource.Auto answered|Score 1|Controler|Points 2660|User:
Which of the following is a negative externality of creating a hydroelectric dam on a major river?
A. lakes for tourists
B. energy creation
C. improved flood control
D. environmental impact
D. Environmental impactAuto answered|Score 1|AwesomeGuy200|Points 1177|User:
Which issue has led to conflict between developing nations and environmentalists?
B. Deforestation is a issue that has led to conflict among developing nations and environmentalists.Auto answered|Score 1|AwesomeGuy200|Points 1177|
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