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Which is the best definition of globalisation?
The growth of industry in developed countries
The increasing interconnectedness of people and economies
Improvements in communications around the world
How can the impact of globalisation be seen in our everyday lives?
Communication between people in different parts of the world is instant
By locally-sourced produce in farm shops
By the network of motorways that run through the UK
Which of the following contributes to globalisation?
Increasing cost of fossil fuels
Which of the following is an advantage that a TNC might bring to a developing country?
Leakage of profits back to the developed world
Longer working hours
Building of new infrastructure
Which of the following is a reason why global trade is uneven?
Resources are spread equally across the world
MEDCs tend to import low-value goods from LEDCs
LEDCs tend to import low-value goods from MEDCs
Which of the following statements about NICs is true?
They now play less of a role in global trade
They now play more of a role in global trade
They are not involved in global trade
What is the global chain?
A long chain on the sea bed, which links countries together
A series of stages in the manufacture of a product
When people sell second-hand products that they no longer need
What is outsourcing?
When a company runs out of sources of raw materials
When a company pays another company to make part of a product
When a company moves to another country
How can producing goods on a global scale harm the environment?
Because people drive to supermarkets more
Because products need to be transported further
Because products don't need to be transported as far
Why is it good to buy Fairtrade products?
Because supermarkets make more money from them so they can employ more people
Because these products are grown in our country so they support local farmers
Because Fairtrade guarantees that a fair price was paid to the farmer