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Virginia SOL - World Geography: Economic Geography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was the spinning jenny so important to the textile industry?

Question 2 2. Human capital can be developed by a company's human resource management through _____.

Question 3 3. Which sector of the economy removes or harvests products directly from the earth in order to extract raw materials or food?

Question 4 4. Which of the following BEST defines human capital?

Question 5 5. Which raw materials are considered capital resources?

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Question 6 6. In the pre-industrial age, most people produced goods to be

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT an example of a renewable resource?

Question 8 8. Which sector of the economy takes raw materials from the primary sector and manufactures them into goods?

Question 9 9. Natural resources can give us

Question 10 10. Which of the following are capital resources?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following would BEST allow a human resource department to retain human capital?

Question 12 12. Which is an example of human capital acquisition?

Question 13 13. What terms denotes a time in which an economy no longer relies on heavy industry and manufacturing, but instead on the offering of services?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements about the Industrial Revolution is FALSE?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a biotic natural resource?

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Question 16 16. Greg works at a guitar shop, where his job is to repair guitars. Would this be considered a service? Why or why not?

Question 17 17. Why is the service industry a part of the tertiary sector rather than the secondary sector?

Question 18 18. The Industrial Revolution took place during the

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a type of service?

Question 20 20. ABC, a manufacturing firm, has recently lost several mid-level managers to a rival company, XYZ. These employees possessed a great deal of knowledge which will benefit XYZ. XYZ's actions are an example of _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of these countries was the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution?

Question 22 22. What capital resources do all businesses have?

Question 23 23. What is the main difference between renewable and non-renewable resources?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT an example of a public service?

Question 25 25. What are capital resources?

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Question 26 26. Which sector of the economy provides the goods and services to businesses and consumers?

Question 27 27. Why is hydroelectric energy from water considered a renewable resource?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a nonrenewable natural resource?

Question 29 29. The secondary sector is the second step on the path from earth to the consumer; all of the following are examples of the secondary sector except

Question 30 30. What do we call businesses or manufacturing systems operating in a person's home?

Virginia SOL - World Geography: Economic Geography Chapter Exam Instructions

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