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Question number: 531

» Key Geography Concepts

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Which among the following characterizes the term Egocentrism?

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a.

Humans are the most important and dominant organism on the earth

b.

It ascribes primary importance to human interests

c.

All human history can be better understood by using ecology and geography

d.

It evaluates several environmental issues on the basis of how they attract human needs

e.

It does not privilege the interests of any one species such as, human beings, over any other in the biosphere

Question number: 532

» Industrialization and Economic Development

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Which of the followings is the major drawback of burning lignite coal?

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a.

It is unable to produce enough heat for many blast furnaces

b.

The health of the coal miners is adversely affected by working in the shaft mines

c.

Lignite coal produces a large amount of air pollution

d.

It costs very high to transport lignite coal from its source region in the Rocky Mountains to the industrial plants in the eastern United States

e.

Mining is not profitable enough to justify the investment and efforts

Question number: 533

» Industrialization and Economic Development

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Find out the incorrect statement regarding the maquiladoras?

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a.

Globalization has increased the competition for the maquiladoras in Mexico

b.

China’s special economic areas are a big threat to the maquiladoras because they provide comparatively cheaper labour in some areas

c.

Because of the North American Free Trade Agreement, the maquiladoras are not subject to any Mexican taxes

d.

The firms of the United States take advantage of more lenient Mexican labour laws and cheaper wages by using the maquiladoras

e.

The North American Free Trade Agreement spurred the growth of maquiladoras in Mexico

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