A country ruled by a person that has complete and unlimited power Autocracy
The central government holds most of the power in _________ government. UNITARY
What is the legislative branch of government is responsible for ??? making and carrying out the laws
How is the leader of a Parlimentary Democracy chosen? The Prime Minister is chosen by representatives in the legislator
A government based upon religious beliefs is BEST described as an Theocracy
a country in which the powers of the central government are restricted and in which the states, colonies, or provinces have some self-government; ultimate power rests with the voters who choose their governmental representatives (India, United States, Germany, Federal Republic
A small group of powerful leaders are in charge in this type of government… Oligarchy
How is the leader of a Presidential Democracy chosen? The president is chosen in a vote by the people.
A republic government based on the laws of Islam (Saudi Arabia, Iran) Islamic Republic
What type of government citizens choose representatives to make and enforce the laws Representative Democracy or Republic
What type of government controls most aspects of its peoples life. Authoritarian
People who can work, solve problems, and create businesses are called what? Human Resources Or Human Capital
Why are dams a good idea for solving water problems in the countries they are located in but not for other countries? Dams limit the amount of water going down stream to other countries.
What type of government gives the king or queen complete control? Absolute Monarchy
What type of government gives the king or queen very little control, they are more of a figure head? Constitutional Monarchy
What is a Political Trade Barrier that places a tax on incoming goods? tariff
Who benefits from trade restrictions placed on imported goods? Local companies that produce the same products as the imports-LIMITS competition
What are the three main Economic Questions? 1.What to produce/how much. 2.How to produce it. 3.For whom to produce it for.
Give examples of a natural trade barrier Oceans, Rivers, Mountains, Deserts, etc.
In general, countries with high literacy rates … Have strong economies
What natural resource is the source of many conflicts in the region. Water
Laws based on the teachings of the Quran are known as what Shariah Law
Why do countries have exchange rates? In order to trade with one another
The 1973 Oil crisis was the outcome of what type of political trade barrier between OPEC and the US?? An EMBARGO
How do literacy rates in Southwest Asia differ for men and women? Women have lower rates than men in most countries
A person who takes risks by starting a new business is called a/an Entrepreneur
In a traditional system, what is exchanged for goods and services? Other goods and services