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Question number: 566

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Which of the following countries of Africa is not included in the periphery in the Core-Periphery Model of Global Economic Patterns?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

South Africa

b.

Liberia

c.

Zimbabwe

d.

Egypt

e.

Morocco

Question number: 567

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Which among the following factors is not considered in the Least Cost Theory developed by Weber?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

The transportation costs

b.

The weight of the raw materials

c.

The consumer demand for the finished product

d.

The agglomeration costs

e.

The location of market close to the source materials

Question number: 568

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The Gini coefficient measures the income disparity between which of following indicators?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

The wealthiest and poorest population groups in a country

b.

Men and women throughout third world countries

c.

Residents of urban and rural areas in the country

d.

Workers in different sections of the society in the country

e.

Workers in different industries in the country

Question number: 569

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Which of the following characterizes the term Brain Drain?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

The teachers are underpaid and leave education to work in other industries

b.

Girls and women do not have the same access to education as boys and men

c.

The workforce is undereducated and can only perform low skill jobs

d.

The educational facilities close due to the lack of funding and support from the government

e.

The young people leave their home country for education and will not return

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