Global Stratification Definition: Differences in Income Levels and Poverty

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Which of the following is characteristic of higher income countries?

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1. Jill lives in a country that was one of the first to industrialize. The economy is capital intensive and advanced technologically. Her country is considered a _____ country.

2. The three-world model that was constructed during the Cold War was based on _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will ask you to identify key points related to global stratification. It will also ask you to recognize examples and characteristics of it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will test you on the following:

  • Global stratification
  • Japan's stratification layer
  • Three-world model
  • Example(s) of a low-income country

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related sociology lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the three-world model
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding global stratification layers and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For more information, go to the partner lesson titled Global Stratification Definition: Differences in Income Levels and Poverty. The lesson will help you cover these objectives:

  • Defining global stratification
  • Exploring the development of the three-world model
  • Clarifying the drawbacks of the three-world model
  • Detailing the characteristics of the three income categories
  • Providing examples of the three income categories
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