The Contemporary World

The Contemporary World


It is a political and economic alliance of six countries in the Arabian Peninsula: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates:

Gulf Cooperation Council



Which of the following statements is not true?

Global media cultures create a continuous cultural exchange, in which crucial aspects such as identity, nationality, religion, behavioral norms and way of life are continuously questioned and challenged. (wrong)

Dividing the countries in two hemispheres originated in which period?

Cold War

These regions are also called perceptual regions which are often based around a common cultural characteristic:

Nodal regions (Wrong)

ASEAN +3 is a forum that functions as a coordinator of co-operation between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and three other nations namely:

China, Korea, Japan

It is a monotheistic religion developed among the ancient Hebrews:

Judaism

These organizations were established to link together geographically and ideologically related states:

Regional organizations

Which of the following statements is not true?

Formed as a "club" of nation states, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization took some time to find out that cooperation with regional organizations might be of some use in improving social and economic living conditions as well as maintaining international peace and security and safeguarding the enjoyment of human rights.

A religious organization that claims to possess the truth about salvation exclusively wherein membership is by childbirth: new generations are born into the church and are formally inducted through baptism:

Church

What was the term used to describe several industrial countries and majority of these countries either practiced a socialistic system of government or a communist system of government?

First World

The religion which was promulgated by the Prophet Muhammed in Arabia in the 7th century CE.

Islam

What was coined to refer to ethnically or religiously defined populations living within or across national boundaries, nations without a sovereign state, and indigenous groups that are nomadic, uncontacted or living outside of global society?

Fourth World

Which of the following statements is not true?

Around 1000 BCE, Judaism began to spread along the Mediterranean Sea, occupying present-day Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, and Israel.

The term Buddha is a Sanskrit word which means:

Awakened One

What term is alternatively used to refer to Third World countries?

Developing country

The term _______ comes from the word medium which is defined as channel, means, or method:

Media

The SAARC comprises of eight Member States: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. SAARC stands for:

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

Which of the following statements is not true?

The South is comprised of countries with developing economies which were initially referred to as Second World countries during the Cold War.

Who coined the term "global village" which describes the phenomenon of the world's culture shrinking and expanding at the same time due to pervasive technological advances that allow for instantaneous sharing of culture?

Marshall McLuhan

What is the distinct socio-economic and political categorization of countries comprising the three worlds known as First, Second, and Third Worlds?

North-South Divide

It is a regional economic forum established in 1989 to leverage the growing interdependence of the Asia-Pacific and its 21 members aim to create greater prosperity for the people of the region by promoting balanced, inclusive, sustainable, innovative and secure growth and by accelerating regional economic integration:

APEC

Which of the following statements is not true?

Media are a vehicle for cultural expression and cultural incoherence within and between nations

Who introduced the "three worlds" model wherein the First World included the United States and its capitalist allies in places such as Western Europe, Japan and Australia; the Second World consisted of the communist Soviet Union and its Eastern European satellites; and the Third World encompassed all the other countries that were not actively aligned with either side in the Cold War?

Alfred Sauvy

A form of media consisting of paper and ink, reproduced in a printing process that is traditionally mechanical:

Print media

A form of media, such as radio and television, that reach target audiences using airwaves as the transmission medium:

Broadcast media

The term used to describe the role of media in promoting transparency in public life and public scrutiny of those with power through exposing corruption, maladministration and corporate wrong-doing:

Watchdog

According to some scholars, the oldest living religion on Earth is ______:

Hinduism

Which of the following statements is not true?

While the Second World Concept is still currently used, the term is used to define former communist countries with developing economies and is only used from an economic perspective and not as a political ideology. (wrong)


It is currently the world's largest religious group stemming from the life, teachings, and death of Jesus of Nazareth in the 1st century AD:

Christianity

Which of the following statements is not true?

Religion has tremendously benefited from technological advancements.


It is the proneness of the governments and peoples of two or more states to establish voluntary associations and to pool together resources in order to create common functional and institutional arrangements and a process occurring in a given geographical region by which different types of actors come to share certain fundamental values and norms:

Regionalism

It is a continuing process of forming regions as geopolitical units, as organized political cooperation within a particular group of states, and/or as regional communities such as pluralistic security communities:

Regionalization

These regions are also called formal regions wherein some trait is shared with relative uniformity across the space.

Uniform regions

Which of the following does not belong among the regional organizations in the Western Hemisphere?

North American Free Trade Agreement

Which of the following statements is not true?

Regional policies were state policies intended to ensure even development across the national territory. (wrong)

What is the institutional arrangements designed to facilitate the free flow of goods and services and to coordinate foreign economic policies between countries in the same geographic region?

Economic regionalism

Who theorized that the 1st World was composed of the "superpowers" - US, Soviet Union, etc; the 2nd World was composed of lesser powers; and the 3rd World was composed of post-colonial emerging markets?

Nelson Mandela

It is a regional organization comprising seven member states lying in the littoral and adjacent areas of the Bay of Bengal constituting a contiguous regional unity:

BIMSTEC


This refers to industrial culture, organized on the model of mass production and is produced for a mass audience according to types (genres), following conventional formulas, codes, and rules.

Media culture

In the distinct socio-economic and political categorization of countries, which countries in the southern hemisphere are labeled part of the North?

New Zealand and Australia

He is viewed as the sole God-creator, sustainer, and restorer of the world in the Islam religion:

Allah

What is the shorthand term used to describe for poor or developing nations?

Third World

Which of the following statements is not true?

With regard the skepticism surrounding global media, international communication argues that global media are in fact best described as Eastern media, at most of global scope.

A non-traditional form of religion, the doctrine of which is taken from diverse sources, either from non-traditional sources or local narratives or an amalgamation of both, whose members constitute either a loosely knit group or an exclusive group, which emphasizes the belief in the divine element within the individual, and whose teachings are derived from either a real or legendary figure, the purpose of which is to aid the individual in the full realization of his or her spiritual powers and/or union with the Divine:

Cult

What is a system of beliefs, rituals, and practices, usually institutionalized in one manner or another, which connects this world with the beyond and provides the bridge that allows humans to approach the divine, the universal life force that both encompasses and transcends the world?

Religion

Which of the following statements is not true?

Asian regionalism build connected infrastructure and collaborate on inclusive development to reduce inequalities within and across economies and thus to strengthen support for pro-growth policies. (wrong)

In the Islam religion, Jesus is considered a ______.

Prophet

Aside from South Korea, the only Asian country belonging to the First World category is:

Japan

This type of financing is provided by Multilateral Development Banks to member countries, with maturities of up to 20 years, based on market interest rates. The financial resources for these loans are obtained by borrowing on the international capital markets and re-lend to borrowing governments in developing countries:

Long-term loans

Long before Airbnb persuaded strangers to sleep in one another's homes and became a $25 billion company, it was just an idea to make extra bucks and make rent. It started with an email. Joe Gebbia sent his roommate, Brian Chesky, an idea: What if they made a designer's bed and breakfast, complete with a sleeping mat and breakfast? It was a way to "make a few bucks." Almost nine years later that idea is worth $25 billion. They created a simple site, airbedandbreakfast.com, and bought three air mattresses. The duo had met at college at the Rhode Island School of Design, so they thought acting as tour guides to designers would be a fun way to make money. By 2011, four years after the first air mattress guests, Airbnb was already in 89 countries and had hit 1 million nights booked on the platform. It also finally won the break-out mobile app award at SXSW - despite having tried to launch there three years earlier (Carson, 2016). What attribute of global corporations contributed to the success of Airbnb?

Measure success

This type of financing is provided by the Multilateral Development Banks to member countries, mostly for technical assistance, advisory services, or project preparation:

Grant financing


The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is a comprehensive, internationally binding agreement on the rights of children, a human rights treaty which sets out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of children. When was the treaty adopted by the United Nations?

UN General Assembly 1989

One of the traditional challenges of a country is an invasion of other countries, which is also called:

External intervention

Nike and Apple's "Nike+" is a co-branding collaboration which started as as a way to bring music from Apple to Nike customers' workouts using the power of technology: Nike+iPod created fitness trackers and sneakers and clothing that tracked activity while connecting people to their tunes. It's a genius co-branding move that helps both parties provide a better experience to customers - and with the popularity of fitness tracking technology, Nike+ is ahead of the curve by making it easy for athletes to track while they play. What attribute of global corporations do Nike and Apple employ?

Carefully chosen international partners

This type of financing is provided by the Multilateral Development Banks to member countries, with maturities of 30 to 40 years, at interest rates well below market rates. These are funded through direct contributions by governments in the donor countries:

Very-long-term loans


Which of the following examples refers to political factor influencing economic globalization?

Wal-Mart benefits greatly from having the vast majority of its goods manufactured in China

The decision, the conflict, and the resolution of that conflict are done through the ______ of the government established and codified in that particular state, whether or not through elections:

Treaty

Which of the following is not true about the attributes of global corporations?

Companies that invest in the internet and produce web-based products are more unlikely to grow globally because there is more money involved in their international expansion.

The work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development is called:

Child labor

Which of the following examples refers to historical factor influencing economic globalization?

Europeans traveled around the globe to barter crafts and furs in exchange for silks and perfumes in the Middle Ages

Many American companies are now transferring technology development, customer service, financial and administrative jobs to international markets. India is the leading recipient of the outsourcing of information technology functions like software development and maintenance, and also BPOs. The latter includes back-office functions like accounting, human resources, call centers and data analysis (DiCarlo, 2003). The practice of farming out jobs from a home base to other countries, largely in an effort to cut costs is called:

Outsourcing

Since joining the world body in 1956, this country has all along positioned cooperation with the United Nations as a major pillar of its diplomacy. It has cooperated in UN activities in a wide range of areas, making the second largest financial contributions among the member States next only to the United States:

Japan

Conflicts in Central America made major progress toward a peaceful settlement, thanks to an active role played by the United Nations. A general election was held on February 25, 1990. What was the name of the committee established by UN in response to a request by Central American countries, which started its activity to ensure the dissolution and repatriation of the anti-government guerrillas?

Committee on International Assistance and Verification

Which of the following examples refers to generation issues as factors influencing economic globalization?

Toyota factories and assembling plants in different parts of the globe

Based on the Modern World System of Immanuel Wallerstein, which of the following statements is incorrect?

The semi-periphery of the world economy is the manufacturing base of the planet.

The five Multilateral Development Banks are composed of the following, except:

Green Climate Fund

Britain, France, Germany, Russia, Netherlands, Japan, and the United States colonized countries and spread their empires. These nations have created global economic, political, cultural, and social connections around the world. The extending of a country's power and influence is called:

Imperialism

An ideology that is similarly geared towards a decrease of international barriers but with the aim of the economic betterment of the planet in mind, not the perpetuation of power and privilege in the hands of the western dominated economies:

Internationalism

What is the timeframe over which a product is created, passed on to exhibit, and over the long run removed from the world market?

Item life cycle

Korean Pop music or more famously known as K-pop has become a truly global phenomenon because of its distinctive blend of addictive melodies, slick choreography and production values, and an endless parade of attractive South Korean performers who spend years in grueling studio systems learning to sing and dance in synchronized perfection. Aside from the music, K-pop has also influenced the global audience in terms of fashion, movies, dramas, and cuisine. K-pop has been building for two decades, but K-pop in particular has become increasingly visible to global audiences in the past five to 10 years. South Korean artists have hit the Billboard Hot 100 chart at least eight times since the Wonder Girls first cracked it in 2009 with their crossover hit "Nobody" - released in four different languages, including English - and the export of K-pop has ballooned South Korea's music industry to an impressive $5 billion industry. K-pop is what aspect of globalization?

Cultural

Among the eight Millennium Development Goals created by the United Nations in the 1990's, which ranked first?

Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

McDonald's marketing has different strategy in different regions. Even in Asia, the advertising content for each country is different. For example, in Japan, most Japanese have high preferences on animations and the animation in Japan is the fastest growing industry as well. So McDonald's tends to use more animation elements for marketing and advertising. It aims to attract more target customers, including kids, teenagers, and even young adults. Many well-known cartoons were used in McDonald's advertisement marketing that enhances the attractiveness and popularity of products. In Malaysia, the Halal logo are indicated in all kinds of Halal food advertising. It also emphasizes on good values with draw attentions of local customs. The customs in different areas presents diversity. McDonald's also considered the local eating habits to practice the different marketing strategies. For example, many Chinese people choose Chinese food for breakfast, McDonald's launched a Chinese-style breakfast based on the eating habits (Li, 2016). What attribute of global corporations does McDonald's practice?

Understand different cultures

When did the UN Security Council decided on comprehensive and mandatory sanctions, for the first time in the past 22 years against Iraq's invasion of Kuwait?

August 1990


In January 1989, the UN Security Council passed a resolution to implement in April the resolution to establish the UN Transition Assistance Group (UNTAG) and called for material and personnel support from member countries. In November, a constitutional assembly election was held under observation of the UNTAG. As a result, this country became independent in March 1990 and joined the United Nations in April:

Namibia

These institutions provide financial support and professional advice for economic and social development activities in developing countries and promote international economic cooperation and stability:

International Financial Institutions

The European Union grew out of a desire for peace in a war-torn and divided continent. Five years after World War II ended, France and Germany came up with a plan to ensure their two countries would never go to war against each other again. The result was a deal signed by six nations to pool their coal and steel resources in 1950. Seven years later a treaty signed in Rome created the European Economic Community (EEC) - the foundations of today's European Union. The UK was one of three new members to join in the first wave of expansion in 1973. Today the EU has 28 member states with a total population of more than 500 million (bbc.com). The founding of the European Union is influenced by what aspect of globalization?

Imperial

The level of riches, comfort, material merchandise, cash and necessities accessible to a specific financial class in a specific region is called

Way of life

Which of the following examples does not refer to resources and markets as factors affecting economic globalization

The founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

According to Albert Subbloie, CEO and Founder of Tangoe, a good benchmark of whether your company should continue efforts in a country is when _______ percent of your business is coming from outside the United States.

20-50%

This includes private economy, educational institutions, churches, hospitals, fraternal organizations, and other non-profit organizations:

Civil society

Which of the following is not true about the history of global market integration?

The high costs of and the risks associated with long voyages did not limit trade to a relatively small set of commodities of high value relative to their weight and bulk.

KFC was founded by Colonel Harland Sanders, an entrepreneur who began selling fried chicken from his roadside restaurant in Corbin, Kentucky during the Great Depression. Sanders identified the potential of the restaurant franchising concept, and the first "Kentucky Fried Chicken" franchise opened in Utah in 1952. By 1963, Sanders was fielding franchise requests without having to put in the legwork, and had more than 600 restaurants across the US and Canada selling Kentucky Fried Chicken. Years later, Kentucky Fried Chicken would establish its own restaurants around the world, and the rest is history. The success of KFC as a business is what attribute of global corporations?

Value opportunity to expand

Which of the following statements is not true?

All International Financial Institutions admit only sovereign countries as owner-members, but all are characterized by a broad country membership, including both borrowing developing countries and developed donor countries.

The level of personal or family income below which one is classified as poor according to governmental standards:

Poverty line

In his book, The Modern World System, American sociologist Immanuel Wallerstein described high-income nations as the ____ of the world economy.

Core

With around 20,000 stores in 63 countries, Starbucks, the world's most popular coffee house has made its mark from Brazil to China, where many thought it would fail to take off due to the cultural importance of tea drinking. The company has gone to great lengths to make sure that every Starbucks feels like a local coffee house, without losing brand consistency. For example, in China, a regional dislike for coffee was combatted with coffeefree drinks, whilst stores in Asia feature more adaptable seating arrangements to cater for larger groups. This effort is what attribute of a global corporation?

Understand different cultures

Which of the following statements is not true?

Economic globalization is the independence of world economies as a result of the growing scale of cross-border trade of commodities and services.

The term international financial institution typically refers to the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank Group, the African Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The last five banks are considered MDBs. What does MDBs stand for?

Multilateral Development Banks

The United Nations defines _____ as a condition characterized by severe deprivation of basic human needs including food, safe drinking water, sanitation facilities, health, shelter, education and information.

Extreme poverty

The Millennium Development Goals were the eight international development goals created by the United Nations for the year 2015 to address the different problems in the world. Which of the following ranked first in the eight development goals?

Eradicate extreme hunger and poverty

_____ is the timeframe over which a thing is created, passed on to exhibit, and over the long run removed from the world market.

Product improvement

Which of the following statements is not true about globalization?

Globalization is a recent phenomenon which traces its origin in the Information Age and thrived because of the presence of social media and new technologies.

Britain, France, Germany, Russia, Netherlands, Japan, and the United States colonized countries spread their empires. These nations have created global economic, political, cultural, and social connections around the world. The extending of a country's power and influence is called:

Imperialism

The 2016 Global Estimates of Child Labour indicate that one-fifth of all African children are involved in child labour, a proportion more than twice as high as in any other region. Nine per cent of African children are in hazardous work, again highest of all the world's regions. Africa has the largest number of child labourers; 72.1 million African children are estimated to be in child labour and 31.5 million in hazardous work (International Labour Organization, 2017). The statement means that:

Child labor deprives children of their childhood.

The United Nations came into being in 1945, following the devastation of the Second World War, with one central mission: the maintenance of international peace and security. The UN does this by working to prevent conflict; helping parties in conflict make peace; peacekeeping; and creating the conditions to allow peace to hold and flourish. What aspect of globalization deals with the establishment of UN in order to maintain international peace and security?

Political

Economic globalization is the increasing economic interdependence of national economies across the world through a rapid increase in cross-border movement of goods, service, technology, and capital. Some sociologists, like William I. Robinson has argued that because a capitalist economy is premised on growth and expansion, a globalized economy is the inevitable result of ________________.

Capitalism

Social media has become a ubiquitous part of daily life, but this growth and evolution has been in the works since the late 70s. From primitive days of newsgroups, listservs and the introduction of early chat rooms, social media has changed the way we communicate, gather and share information, and given rise to a connected global society (Morrison, 2015). This evolution of social media is what aspect of globalization?

Sociological

Which of the following statements is true about the effects of globalization?

All of the choices.

When businesses want to manufacture their products at a cheaper rate, they employ the services from developing countries which is possible in countries such as China and Cambodia, where manufacturing costs and wages are lower than highly developed countries. This business practice is called ____________.

Outsourcing

Dabbing, or the dab, is a simple dance move in which a person drops the head into the bent crook of a slanted arm, typically while raising the opposite arm in a parallel direction but out straight; both arms are pointed to the side and at an upward angle. Since 2015, it has also been used as a gesture of triumph or playfulness, becoming a youthful American dance fad and Internet meme (Ducey, 2015). Since the trend has gone viral, young Filipinos also picked it up as a playful pose. The dab fad in the Philippines is what aspect of globalization?

Sociological

One of the aims of a Research paper is for students to know proper citation.

True

Which of the following is a part of the Preliminary Pages?

Abstract

Which of the following is NOT a part of the methods of the research paper?

Statement of the Problem

Which of the following is NOT a part of the Body of the research paper?

Research Design

Which of the following is NOT part of the Preliminary Pages?

Review of Related Literature

IMRaD is an acronym for the main sections of a scientific article namely: Introduction, Materials, Results, and Discourse

False

Which of the following is a part of the results?

Data Presentation

Students must make a research paper and the topic should be related to Industrialization

False

The acceptable format for the Research is IMRAD

True

Which of the following is a part of the discussions?

Summary of Results

This type of financing is provided by Multilateral Development Banks to member countries, with maturities of up to 20 years, based on market interest rates. The financial resources for these loans are obtained by borrowing on the international capital markets and re-lend to borrowing governments in developing countries:

Long-term loans

Since joining the world body in 1956, this country has all along positioned cooperation with the United Nations as a major pillar of its diplomacy. It has cooperated in UN activities in a wide range of areas, making the second largest financial contributions among the member States next only to the United States:

Japan

The decision, the conflict, and the resolution of that conflict are done through the ______ of the government established and codified in that particular state, whether or not through elections:

Institution

Which of the following statements is true about the effects of globalization?

All of the choices.

A group of people who has the ultimate authority to act on behalf of a state is called:

Government

Economic globalization is the increasing economic interdependence of national economies across the world through a rapid increase in cross-border movement of goods, service, technology, and capital. Some sociologists, like William I. Robinson has argued that because a capitalist economy is premised on growth and expansion, a globalized economy is the inevitable result of ________________.

Capitalism

Social media has become a ubiquitous part of daily life, but this growth and evolution has been in the works since the late 70s. From primitive days of newsgroups, listservs and the introduction of early chat rooms, social media has changed the way we communicate, gather and share information, and given rise to a connected global society (Morrison, 2015). This evolution of social media is what aspect of globalization?

Sociological


Which of the following statements is not true?

Economic globalization is the independence of world economies as a result of the growing scale of cross-border trade of commodities and services.

The level of personal or family income below which one is classified as poor according to governmental standards

Poverty line

Based on the Modern World System of Immanuel Wallerstein, which of the following statements is incorrect?

The semi-periphery of the world economy is the manufacturing base of the planet

This type of financing is provided by the Multilateral Development Banks to member countries, mostly for technical assistance, advisory services, or project preparation:

Grant financing


This includes private economy, educational institutions, churches, hospitals, fraternal organizations, and other non-profit organizations:

Civil society

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is a comprehensive, internationally binding agreement on the rights of children, a human rights treaty which sets out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of children. When was the treaty adopted by the United Nations?

UN General Assembly 1989

The European Union grew out of a desire for peace in a war-torn and divided continent. Five years after World War II ended, France and Germany came up with a plan to ensure their two countries would never go to war against each other again. The result was a deal signed by six nations to pool their coal and steel resources in 1950. Seven years later a treaty signed in Rome created the European Economic Community (EEC) - the foundations of today's European Union. The UK was one of three new members to join in the first wave of expansion in 1973. Today the EU has 28 member states with a total population of more than 500 million (bbc.com). The founding of the European Union is influenced by what aspect of globalization?

Political

Which of the following is not true about the attributes of global corporations?

Companies that invest in the internet and produce web-based products are more unlikely to grow globally because there is more money involved in their international expansion.

In his book, The Modern World System, American sociologist Immanuel Wallerstein described highincome nations as the ____ of the world economy.

Core

Which of the following examples does not refer to resources and markets as factors affecting economic globalization

The founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)

In January 1989, the UN Security Council passed a resolution to implement in April the resolution to establish the UN Transition Assistance Group (UNTAG) and called for material and personnel support from member countries. In November, a constitutional assembly election was held under observation of the UNTAG. As a result, this country became independent in March 1990 and joined the United Nations in April:

Namibia

McDonald's marketing has different strategy in different regions. Even in Asia, the advertising content for each country is different. For example, in Japan, most Japanese have high preferences on animations and the animation in Japan is the fastest growing industry as well. So McDonald's tends to use more animation elements for marketing and advertising. It aims to attract more target customers, including kids, teenagers, and even young adults. Many well-known cartoons were used in McDonald's advertisement marketing that enhances the attractiveness and popularity of products. In Malaysia, the Halal logo are indicated in all kinds of Halal food advertising. It also emphasizes on good values with draw attentions of local customs. The customs in different areas presents diversity. McDonald's also considered the local eating habits to practice the different marketing strategies. For example, many Chinese people choose Chinese food for breakfast, McDonald's launched a Chinese-style breakfast based on the eating habits (Li, 2016). What attribute of global corporations does McDonald's practice?

Understand different culture

The following statements are correct about globalization except for the following:

Globalization is a recent phenomenon which traces its origin in the Information Age and thrived because of the presence of social media and new technologies.

Which of the following is not true about the history of global market integration?

The high costs of and the risks associated with long voyages did not limit trade to a relatively small set of commodities of high value relative to their weight and bulk

These institutions provide financial support and professional advice for economic and social development activities in developing countries and promote international economic cooperation and stability:

International Financial Institutions

Which of the following statements is not true?

Membership in the regional development banks is limited to countries from the region.

Nike and Apple's "Nike+" is a co-branding collaboration which started as as a way to bring music from Apple to Nike customers' workouts using the power of technology: Nike+iPod created fitness trackers and sneakers and clothing that tracked activity while connecting people to their tunes. It's a genius co-branding move that helps both parties provide a better experience to customers - and with the popularity of fitness tracking technology, Nike+ is ahead of the curve by making it easy for athletes to track while they play. What attribute of global corporations do Nike and Apple employ?

Carefully chosen international partners

What is a system of beliefs, rituals, and practices, usually institutionalized in one manner or another, which connects this world with the beyond and provides the bridge that allows humans to approach the divine, the universal life force that both encompasses and transcends the world?

Religion

A religious organization requiring a high level of commitment and activity wherein members are expected to support its teachings and to comply with its lifestyle, which may be strict and ascetic:

Cult

It is the complex phenomenon of a total way of life for the Jewish people, comprising theology, law, and innumerable cultural traditions

Judaism

What is the term coined by Marshall McLuhan which describes the phenomenon of the world's culture shrinking and expanding at the same time due to pervasive technological advances that allow for instantaneous sharing of culture?

Global connection

The term _______ comes from the word medium which is defined as channel, means, or method:

Media

Membership in this religious organization is by childbirth wherein new generations are born into it and are formally inducted through baptism:

Church

This refers to industrial culture, organized on the model of mass production and is produced for a mass audience according to types (genres), following conventional formulas, codes, and rules.

Media culture

The five largest religions in the world are Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Judaism, and:

Buddhism

This form of media is also known as new media, consisting of contents that are organized and distributed on digital platforms:

Digital media

Rapid expansion of global communications can be traced back to the mechanical advancements of technologies during the 18th/19th centuries, which began with the invention of the _______ in 1837:

Telegraph

It is a regional economic forum established in 1989 to leverage the growing interdependence of the Asia-Pacific and its 21 members aim to create greater prosperity for the people of the region by promoting balanced, inclusive, sustainable, innovative and secure growth and by accelerating regional economic integration:

APEC

Who introduced the "three worlds" model wherein the First World included the United States and its capitalist allies in places such as Western Europe, Japan and Australia; the Second World consisted of the communist Soviet Union and its Eastern European satellites; and the Third World encompassed all the other countries that were not actively aligned with either side in the Cold War?

Alfred Sauvy

What was coined to refer to ethnically or religiously defined populations living within or across national boundaries, nations without a sovereign state, and indigenous groups that are nomadic, uncontacted or living outside of global society?

Fourth World


Who coined the term "global village" which describes the phenomenon of the world's culture shrinking and expanding at the same time due to pervasive technological advances that allow for instantaneous sharing of culture?

Marshall McLuhan

What was the term used to describe several industrial countries and majority of these countries either practiced a socialistic system of government or a communist system of government?

. Second World

It is a political and economic alliance of six countries in the Arabian Peninsula: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates:

Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation

Dividing the countries in two hemispheres originated in which period?

Cold War

The term _______ comes from the word medium which is defined as channel, means, or method:

Media

It is a continuing process of forming regions as geopolitical units, as organized political cooperation within a particular group of states, and/or as regional communities such as pluralistic security communities:

Regionalization

What is the institutional arrangements designed to facilitate the free flow of goods and services and to coordinate foreign economic policies between countries in the same geographic region?

Economic regionalism

These regions are also called perceptual regions which are often based around a common cultural characteristic:

Vernacular regions

Who theorized that the 1st World was composed of the "superpowers" - US, Soviet Union, etc; the 2nd World was composed of lesser powers; and the 3rd World was composed of post-colonial emerging markets?

Mao Zedong

Which of the following statements is not true?

According to McLuhan, the world was entering a fourth ''age'' he called the iron age, where people everywhere would be able to find and experience the same information through technological tools.

The religion which was promulgated by the Prophet Muhammed in Arabia in the 7th century CE.

Islam

The term Buddha is a Sanskrit word which means:

Awakened One

Which of the following statements is not true?

Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. (wrong)

Which of the following statements is not true?

The South is comprised of countries with developing economies which were initially referred to as Second World countries during the Cold War.

What is the shorthand term used to describe for poor or developing nations?

Third World

Which of the following statements is not true?

With regard the skepticism surrounding global media, international communication argues that global media are in fact best described as Eastern media, at most of global scope.

What term is alternatively used to refer to Third World countries?

Developing country

Which of the following statements is not true?

The Gulf Cooperation Council is a political and economic alliance of six countries in the Arabian Peninsula: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. (wrong)

A religious organization that claims to possess the truth about salvation exclusively wherein membership is by childbirth: new generations are born into the church and are formally inducted through baptism:

Church

What takes place when a country dominates others through its media exports, including advertising messages, films, and television and radio programming?

Cultural imperialism


The SAARC comprises of eight Member States: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. SAARC stands for:

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation


A non-traditional form of religion, the doctrine of which is taken from diverse sources, either from non-traditional sources or local narratives or an amalgamation of both, whose members constitute either a loosely knit group or an exclusive group, which emphasizes the belief in the divine element within the individual, and whose teachings are derived from either a real or legendary figure, the purpose of which is to aid the individual in the full realization of his or her spiritual powers and/or union with the Divine:

Cult

Which of the following statements is not true?

Nodal regions also called perceptual regions, based around some central point or node; typically circular with fading boundaries.

A form of media, such as radio and television, that reach target audiences using airwaves as the transmission medium:

Broadcast media


Which of the following does not belong among the regional organizations in the Western Hemisphere?

Caribbean Community (wrong)


Which of the following statements is not true?

Globalization brings a culture of monism, meaning religions "with overlapping but distinctive ethics and interests" interact with one another. (correct one)

It is the proneness of the governments and peoples of two or more states to establish voluntary associations and to pool together resources in order to create common functional and institutional arrangements and a process occurring in a given geographical region by which different types of actors come to share certain fundamental values and norms:

Regionalism

This refers to industrial culture, organized on the model of mass production and is produced for a mass audience according to types (genres), following conventional formulas, codes, and rules.

Media culture

These regions are also called formal regions wherein some trait is shared with relative uniformity across the space.

Uniform regions


In the Islam religion, Jesus is considered a ______.

Prophet


What is a system of beliefs, rituals, and practices, usually institutionalized in one manner or another, which connects this world with the beyond and provides the bridge that allows humans to approach the divine, the universal life force that both encompasses and transcends the world?

Religion

In the distinct socio-economic and political categorization of countries, which countries in the southern hemisphere are labeled part of the North?

New Zealand and Australia

Which of the following statements is not true?

In the mid-twentieth century there emerged a 'functional regionalism' inspired by states themselves in the context of national planning and economic modernization. (wrong)

A form of media consisting of paper and ink, reproduced in a printing process that is traditionally mechanical:

Print media

These organizations were established to link together geographically and ideologically related states:

Regional organizations

The term used to describe the role of media in promoting transparency in public life and public scrutiny of those with power through exposing corruption, maladministration and corporate wrongdoing:

Watchdog


Which of the following statements is not true?

Media act as channels of information and knowledge through which citizens communicate with each other and make informed decisions

Aside from South Korea, the only Asian country belonging to the First World category is:

Japan

According to some scholars, the oldest living religion on Earth is ______:

Hinduism

Which of the following statements is not true?

The "three worlds" model of geopolitics first arose in the mid-18th century as a way of mapping the various players in the Cold War. (correct one)

Which of the following statements is not true?

. The emergence of new regionalism was driven by economic change, globalization and European integration, and the transformation of the state. (wrong)

It is a monotheistic religion developed among the ancient Hebrews:

Judaism

It is currently the world's largest religious group stemming from the life, teachings, and death of Jesus of Nazareth in the 1st century AD:

Christianity


He is viewed as the sole God-creator, sustainer, and restorer of the world in the Islam religion:

Allah

What is the distinct socio-economic and political categorization of countries comprising the three worlds known as First, Second, and Third Worlds?

North-South Divide

ASEAN +3 is a forum that functions as a coordinator of co-operation between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and three other nations namely:

China, Korea, Japan

Students must make a research paper and the topic should be related to Industrialization

False

The acceptable format for the Research is IMRadD

True

Which of the following is a part of the Preliminary Pages?

Abstract

Which of the following is a part of the discussions?

Summary of Results

Which of the following is NOT part of the Preliminary Pages?

Review of Related Literature

Which of the following is NOT a part of the methods of the research paper?

Statement of the Problem


One of the aims of a Research paper is for students to know proper citation.

True

Which of the following is NOT a part of the Body of the research paper?

Research Design

IMRaD is an acronym for the main sections of a scientific article namely: Introduction, Materials, Results, and Discourse

True

Which of the following is a part of the results?

Data Presentation

Global Citizens may be considered as a new breed of people who can travel across and within various boundaries

True

This is an approach to global economic resistance which is defined as a deliberate attempt to intervene in foreign trade by putting up barriers to trade

Trade Protectionism

This is aims at a more moral and equitable global economic system whereby price is not set by the market rather it is transparently negotiated by both producers and consumers

Fair Trade


This sees that increasing aid is one of the many measures that are needed and that needs should be adapted in the international norms and standards.

Helping the bottom billion

One of the benefits of globalization is the eradication of global inequality

False

Global citizens act as glue which binds individuals together in an increasingly globalized world.

True

This is one of the identified reasons why

Citizenship

Globalization takes a linear approach to thinking and has been a contributor in bringing peace to various nations.

False

This can be defined "as a moral and ethical disposition that can guide the understanding of individuals or groups of local and global contexts, and remind them of their relative responsibilities within various communities."

Global Citizenship


Global inequality is one of the downside of innovations

True

These are factors in the destination country that attract the individual or group to leave their home because of the opportunities presented in the new location were not available to them previously:

Pull factor

A type of migration which refers to a move from one area (a province, district or municipality) to another within one country:

Internal migration


Which of the following statements is not true?

. A pull factor refers to conditions which force people to leave their homes.

These are migrants who migrate for a limited period of time in order to take up employment and send money home:

Temporary labor migrants

Which of the following is not considered a reason why people move across international borders:

Religion

According to UN, the following countries are projected to be the top net receivers of international migrants (more than 100,000 annually) between 2015 and 2050:

United States of America, Germany, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and the Russian Federation

What term refers to the permanent change of residence by an individual or group excluding such movements as nomadism, migrant labor, commuting, and tourism, all of which are transitory in nature?

Migration

A type of migration which refers to territorial relocation of people between nation-states:

International migration

People with qualifications as managers, executives, professionals, technicians or similar, who move within the internal labor markets of trans-national corporations and international organizations, or who seek employment through international labor markets for scarce skills:

Highly skilled and business migrants


People who enter a country, usually in search of employment, without the necessary documents and permits

Irregular migrants