Less-Developed Countries & Obstacles to Development


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Which continent does NOT have a less-developed country?

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1. What is the best explanation of terms of trade?

2. Why is a rapidly growing population a hurdle to development?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess LDCs. You will be quizzed on population and trade in these countries.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Continents that contain LDCs
  • The definition of terms of trade
  • The hurdles posed by rapidly growing population
  • Hurdles faced due to cultural traditions
  • Corrupt governments

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 related LDC lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding how a rapidly growing population affects a LDC
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the influence of trade

Additional Learning

To learn more about LDCs, review the accompanying lesson on Less-Developed Countries & Development Barriers. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what a LDC is and where they are located
  • Review the social and political issues that could prevent a country from developing, such as corrupt and inefficient governments
  • Recall the economic and financial issues that prevent a country from developing, such as a lack of capital and investment and insufficient technology