The World Trade Organization: Definition, History, Purpose & Members


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Which global organization helps countries and producers of goods deal fairly and smoothly in conducting their business across international borders?

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1. The purpose of the World Trade Organization is to do what?

2. As of 2013, there were currently how many member countries in the World Trade Organization?

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Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the history and role of the WTO. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the WTO's purpose and member nations.

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Purpose of the World Trade Organization
  • WTO member nations
  • When the WTO was created

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 history and role of the WTO
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the WTO's member nations
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the purpose of the World Trade Organization

Additional Learning

To learn more about this international organization, review the accompanying lesson The World Trade Organization: Definition, History, Purpose & Members. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the World Trade Organization
  • Understand the history that led to the WTO's creation
  • Identify the purpose of the WTO
  • Know the major nations that participate in the WTO