The Primary Geographic Causes for World Trade


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What is world trade?

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1. What is comparative advantage?

2. Which goods or services generally flowed west on the so-called Great Silk Road?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will aid you in gauging your understanding of the geographic causes for world trade. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the concept of comparative advantage as well as the goods and services traded via the Great Silk Road.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and interactive quiz will test your knowledge of the following topics:

  • Definition of world trade
  • Definition of comparative advantage
  • Currency's influence on world trade
  • East-bound goods on the Great Silk Road
  • West-bound goods on the Great Silk Road

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the comparative advantage and world trade
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Great Silk Road
  • Defining key concepts - verify that you can define key terms such as world trade and comparative advantage

Additional Learning

To learn more about how geography facilitates world trade, review the accompanying lesson titled The Primary Geographic Causes for World Trade. This lesson covers objectives such as the following:

  • Define and identify the characteristics of world trade
  • Understand the concept of comparative advantage
  • Recognize current and historic flows of trade