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Economics
Course
Economics 2122A/B
Professor
Terry Biggs
Semester
Fall

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Geography 2143b Name________________________ Quiz No. 2, Version 2 Student Number:________________________ February 1, 2011 1. According to the ‘Power of Place’ video what is the driving force behind globalization? a) economics b) world politics c) migration d) trading blocks e) none of the above 2. The unlabeled box in Figure 3 refers to a) import loans b) export loans c) World Bank quotas d) tariffs e) none of the above 3. In 1914, what country was responsible for about 45% of the world’s total of outgoing FDI? a) Canada b) United Kingdom c) USA d) Germany e) none of the above 4. What country in the world has the highest broadband internet population a) Canada b) United Kingdom c) USA d) Germany e) none of the above 5. Which of the following is a difference between the first and second wave of globalization a) growing great power rivalry b) state sponsored terrorism c) expansion of democracy d) low inflation e) all of the above are differences 6. What world event caused the end of the first wave of globalization? a) the Boar War b) the establishment of the International Monetary Fund c) the establishment of the League of nations d) World War One e) The Tokyo conference of 1915 7. Which of the following is not a product shown in the BusinessWeek slide show? a) iPod b) Nike athletic shoes c) Coca Cola d) Lexus es330 e) they were all shown 8. Currently, the 3 major centres for the world’s financial markets are: a) Tokyo, Frankfurt and New York City b) London, New York City and Dubai c) Tokyo, Frankfurt and London d) Shanghai, London and New York City e) none of the above 9. Which of the following is true about trends in international fixed phone line calls and international mobile phone calls a) currently there are more international mobile phone calls made than international fixed line calls b) currently there are more international fixed line phone calls made than international mobile phone calls c) the trend since 2000 has been a decline in international mobile phone calls d) the trend since 2000 has been a increase in international fixed line phone calls e) c and d 10. The world’s largest bank, as measured by assets, is: a) Toronto-Dominion b) Bank of China c) ING d) UBS e) none of the above 11. According to the ‘Power of Place’ video what is driving the diffusion or relocation of manufacturing to the lesser developed world? a) trade barriers b) warfare c) quest for cheap capital d) quest for cheap labour e) none of the above 12. What is considered the number 1 ranked most valuable global brand? a) Apple b) McDonalds c) Pepsi d) Microsoft e) none of the above 13. What year does Figure 1 most likely refer to a) 1950 b) 1980 c) 1800 d) 1900 e) none of the above 14. Which of the following firms was not an early TNC circa 1914 a) GM b) Bayer c) Nestle d)Siemens e) a and d 15. The largest bank in Canada as measured by assets is a) CIBC b) TD c) Bank of Nova Scotia d) Bank of Montreal e) Royal Bank of Canada 16. Canada has approximately what percentage of the top 2000 global firms? a) 1% b) 2% c) 5% d) 10% e) 15% 17. In which of the following areas is a off shore financial centre most likely to be found? a) Caribbean b) Antarctica c) Russia d) North America e) Japan 18. Which of the following is not true about inward FDI for Canada a) Canada’s share of world inward FDI is declining
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