Globalisation

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GCSE Geography Quiz on Globalisation, created by Mr D Bishop on 03/29/2014.
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Question 1

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Globalisation is best defined as...
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  • Globalisation is the process by which the world is becoming increasingly interconnected as a result of massively increased trade and cultural exchange
  • Everyone living closer together to make us a more connected global society
  • People starting to live al over the world, meaning we have human contact with the rest of the world.

Question 2

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What do we mean when we discuss the idea of a 'shrinking world'?
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  • Pressure on the Earth causing it to begin to contract and get smaller
  • Idea of everything seeming like it is closer together as it is easier to communicate with people all over the world
  • Disctances getting smaller as we travel faster

Question 3

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What does this image represent?
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  • Homogenisation
  • A shrinking world
  • Shopping patterns

Question 4

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The UK imports some butter from New Zealand
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  • True
  • False

Question 5

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What are trade blocks?
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  • Lego bricks which are regularly exchanged between countries
  • Processes which prevent two nations from trading with each other (blocking them)
  • A group of nations trading together with reduced barriers to trade (e.g. no import taxes)

Question 6

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Containerisation is the process of containing issues and stopping markets from hearing about them to prevent a global economic issue
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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In what year was the first trans Atlantic flight?
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  • 1945
  • 1912
  • 1919

Question 8

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Why has longhaul flight been important for globalisation?
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  • It allows very rapid connections to distant parts of the world, making trade and communication far simpler
  • It has increased air pollution a key issue for discussion
  • It allows families to stay conected more easily, making people more willing to work overseas
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