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Latin America Government and Economics Review

Quiz by Eran Bowers

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28 questions
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  • Q1
    All the people participate in the government and there are many personal freedoms.
    autocratic
    oligarchic
    democratic
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  • Q2
    One strong leader, or dictator, controls the government and personal freedoms are very limited.
    autocratic
    oligarchic
    democratic
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  • Q3
    Which one of the following is NOT a "market reform" Cuba made recently so it would be more free market?
    Cuba now has a government controlled newspaper.
    Cuba now allows people to buy and sell houses.
    Cuba now allows individuals to own small businesses.
    Cuba now allows people to buy and sell cars.
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  • Q4
    What trade barrier does the United States currently use against Cuba?
    quota
    embargo
    tariff
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  • Q5
    What type trade barrier does NAFTA attempt to end?
    tariffs
    quotas
    embargoes
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  • Q6
    Which of the following is NOT one of the basic questions that all economies must answer?
    What do we make with the resources we have?
    Who gets the products that we make?
    What age should citizens be allowed to vote?
    How do we make the products that we decide to make?
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  • Q7
    Type of democracy in which the people elect the leader directly
    parliamentary
    presidential
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  • Q8
    Type of democracy in which the legislature chooses the leader
    presidential
    parliamentary
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  • Q9
    Which of the following countries in Latin America has a communist government?
    Cuba
    North Korea
    Mexico
    Brazil
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  • Q10
    Citizens of Mexico older than 18 vote for the leader of their country. What type of government does Mexico have?
    Presidential Democracy
    Oligarchic
    Autocratic
    Parliamentary Democracy
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  • Q11
    What word describes a type of government that does not allow citizens the right to participate in fair elections or disagree with the government?
    Democracy
    Monarchy
    Federal
    Autocratic
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  • Q12
    In Brazil, the Federal Senate and House of Deputies make up the national legislature. Based on this description, what type of legislature does Brazil have?
    Parliamentary Democracy
    Unicameral Legislature
    Bicameral Legislature
    Presidential Democracy
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  • Q13
    What three countries are part of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?
    USA, Mexico, Brazil
    USA, Mexico, Canada
    USA, UK, USSR
    USA, Canada, Great Britain
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  • Q14
    President Trump opposes NAFTA. Which of the following arguments would help him convince people that NAFTA needs to be changed?
    Americans are paying lower prices for Mexican tomatoes and Canadian beef.
    Too many factory jobs in the USA have been lost because of cheaper wages in Mexico.
    Too much American corn is being sold to Mexico.
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  • Q15
    Name the trade barrier in which nations charge a tax or fee on imports.
    quota
    embargo
    tariff
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  • Q16
    Name the trade barrier in which nations place a limit on the number of imports from a country.
    tariff
    embargo
    quota
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  • Q17
    Name the economic system based on private ownership with individual buyers and sellers making choices.
    command
    market
    mixed
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  • Q18
    Name the economic system in which the government decides the answers to the basic economic questions.
    mixed
    command
    market
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  • Q19
    What factor of production are the knowledge and skills that allow workers to produce goods and services to earn income?
    natural resources
    entrepreneurs
    capital
    human capital
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  • Q20
    What factor of production are the machines, factories, money, and tools that are used to make other products?
    Capital
    Natural Resources
    Entrepreneurs
    Human Capital
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