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What is Mortality
Death
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What is Literacy
Read
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What is a tariff
A tax placed on goods imported
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From which party is the leader of the United Kingdom chosen?
Majority
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Our government has a president; the United Kingdom’s leader is called what?
Prime Minister
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Which is the most powerful of the two houses of the British Parliament?
House of Commons
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What are the two parts of the British Parliament?
House of Lords & House of Commons
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What government body as the real power in United Kingdom?
House of Commons
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What is England's type of government?
Constitutional Monarchy
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What are the 4 political units (countries)that make up the United Kingdom?
Scotland, England, Wales, and Northern Ireland
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What is the capital of England?
London
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Who invented the game of soccer?
British
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Why did the nations of the European Union keep their own cultures?
Nationalism - Pride of Country
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What is a person's standard of living?
How good they live
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How did the removal of tariffs help the European Union's trade between member nations?
Made it easier & fairer
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Why did the use of one money currency -- the euro -- assist the European Union nations in trade between them?
A whole lot easier
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Several of the former Warsaw Pact nations of Eastern Europe wanted to join the European Union. What three improvements did they have to make in order to join?
Legal, economic, and environmental improvements
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What was the first reason nations of Western Europe wanted to unite into one country -- European Union?
Economic
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Which term refers to the system of money used by a country?
Currency
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Since January 2002, what is the most widely used money in Western Europe?
Euros
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The original purpose of the European Union was to
B. encourage trade.
The leader of the Soviet Union from 1958 to 1964
Krushchev
A period of improving relations between two countries
Détente
The only Latin American country to get its independence with out fighting
Brazil
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Which of the following means the abilty to read & write?
a. Literacy rate b. Cars c. mortality rate'"
a. Literacy rate
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In the last 50 years most of the population growth in South America has taken place in
Cities
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What caused the death of so many Native Americans after the arrival of Europeans in South America?
a. Native Americans die from diseases or being overworked and mines and on plantations
Which term refers to both North and South Americans?
So Americans - Americans -Pan Americans
Pan Americans
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In a free trade zone, which is the most likely to be eliminated
Taxes
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In Latin America, the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest has led to what?
Environmental dangers
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Water pollution - Floods -erosion
Environmental dangers
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In Latin America what was the development of social class structure was most strongly affected
The cultural influences of the Spanish and Portuguese
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