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01036--Questions and Answers for Avinash Jha's Background to Globalisation



Questions and Answers for Avinash Jha's Background to Globalisation

1.  Complete the paragraph using the words given below:


a.  state power                  b.  information                 c. US-led
d.  domination                   e.  Second World War    
f.  explosion




 
 





Globalisation has intensified the ........... (1) of societies by considerations of economy and ....... (2)  Avinash Jha's book Background to Globalisation traces this trend from the beginnings of modern world and documents the emergence of the ......... (3) global system after the ...........(4)  The most visible aspect of globalisation today are the ............ (5)  of the financial markets and the so-called ...... (6) revolution. 

2.  Match A with B

1.  G-8
a.  emerging markets
2.  G-20
b.  information
3.  Aparthied
c.  The Economic Forum
4.  Second Enlightenment
d.  a political system of racial segregation
5.  Jeremy Seabrook
e.  Children of the Market

3.  Fill in the blanks:

a.  The process of globalization does not ................. the ..................... of the Third World.
b.  The nation-states control ................. by the system of passports, visas and immigration laws.
c.  The governments of the nation-states are accountable to the ..............
d. The soul function of democracy became but ....... into power.

4.  Match A with B

1.  homelands
a.  the Whites
2.  the North
b.  indigenous Africans
3.  mainland
c.  the developed nations
4.  the South
d.  the developing nations

5.  Fill in the blanks:

a.  Information can be organised to........... or to .............. .

b.  The world  bank borrows money from the financial markets and lends to developing countries at a  ................... .

c.  Once a unified development strategy for the underdeveloped by the ............comes into existence those who do not fall in line will be.....................

d.  ................... is a super institution coordinating a partnership between civil society, the private sector  and the government to facilitate development.

e.  The effects of free market-led development, promoted by World Bank and other institutions, began to be visible in increasing ............... and regular ............ . So they  have moderated free-market rhetoric and recognized the need for ............... development initiatives.

f.  According to Jeremy Seabrook because of the effects of the global market the children are forced into.........., child labour and ............





Answer Key:


1.  1-d, 2-a, 3-c,  4-e,  5-f, 6-b
2.  1-c, 2-a, 3-d, 4-b, 5-e
3.  a) benefit...developing countries,  b) population movements, c) global elite, d) electing legislators,  4.  1-b, 2-c, 3-a, 4-d

5. a- conceal, reveal, b-profit, c- World Bank, excluded, d-World Bank, e-poverty, crises, non-market f- child prostitution, semi-starvation

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