Different countries of the world are classified according to their level of social and economic development. Levels of development are dependent on physical, economic and environmental factors.
What is the best way to classify development?
LIC, MIC, HIC
The Brandt line
The rich north and poor south
Which types of country have a GNI per capita above US$ 12,746?
What is included in the human development index (HDI)?
People per doctor and access to safe, clean water
Life expectancy, level of education and income
Birth rates, death rates and natural increase
Which of these HDI scores shows a good level of development?
A HDI score close to 1
A HDI score close to 0.5
A HDI score close to 0
Which of these shows a high level of development?
A high number of people per doctor
A low infant mortality rate
Which of these is found in poorly developed countries?
Low infant mortality
High life expectancy
Which of these is a disadvantage of GNI per capita?
It doesn't measure standard of living
It doesn't show economic development
It shows economic development
Which of these is a physical factor influencing levels of development?
High cases of tropical disease
Lack of doctors
Which of these is an environmental factor influencing levels of development?
Which of these shows a good balance of trade?
Higher imports than exports
Equal imports and exports
Lower imports than exports