Development 1
The United Nations created the Human Development Index in order to measure development.

Development 1

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You will learn in your Geography lessons that economic development is the increase in the standard of living in a nation's population with sustained growth from a simple, low-income economy to a modern, high-income economy.

1.
Put simply, development is countries becoming what?
Larger
More peaceful
More populated
Richer
2.
Which organization's Development Program created the HDI in 1990?
Christian Aid
Oxfam
Save The Children Fund
United Nations
3.
Which former NIC is now an MEDC?
Canada
Luxembourg
New Zealand
Singapore
NIC stands for Newly Industrialized Country and MEDC means More Economically Developed Country
4.
Of these statements, which one is false?
1 in 5 of the world's population live in the 'rich north'
70% of the world's population can read
About 100 million people are homeless
About 900 million people have no education
Only approx. 30% of the world's population can read
5.
Which term means how well a person can live?
Fact of life
Life expectation
Living values
Quality of life
It includes things like health and education
6.
Which indicator is not used to measure HDI?
Adult literacy
Imports and exports
Income per person
Life expectancy
The 3 are added and a score given between 0 and 1; the closer to 1, the higher the level of development
7.
Used to measure development, what is the HDI?
Health and Development Initiative
High Dependency Indicator
Human Death Index
Human Development Index
8.
Poor countries developing quickly are called NICs, meaning what?
Nationally Integrated Countries
Newly Improving Countries
Newly Industrialized Countries
No Illiterate Children
South Korea in Asia is a good example of an NIC
9.
Poor farmers who just grow enough to eat are called what ?
Subnormal farmers
Subordinate farmers
Subsistence farmers
Sustenance farmers
They have no surplus to sell
10.
The percentage of adults who can read and write is called what?
Illiteracy rate
Legitimacy rate
Literacy rate
Paper rate
Author:  Jan Crompton

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