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ASB 378 Module 3 Quiz :

Attempt 2

Score for this quiz: 17 out of 17
Submitted Apr 3 at 10:18am

 
Question 1
1 / 1 pts
According to Lechner Reading (“The Global Economy and the Power of the Market”), globalization has helped to lift the economies of all countries, including developing countries, around the world.

  • True
  • False

  
Question 2
1 / 1 pts
According to the video, “Nike Sweatshops: Behind the Swoosh,” which of the following are the reasons why Jim Keady refused to wear Nike products as a coach for St. John’s University? (choose all that apply)

  • He wanted to get rich and become successful, but Nike did not pay him enough to promote their products.
  • He thought that Nike products were too expensive, despite the fact that they are made by over-exploited workers in poor, developing countries.
  • He was angry that St. John’s University signed an endorsement deal with Nike, even though the company violates the Catholic values of the university.
  • He went to St. John’s University to coach and study theology, not to work for Nike.

  
Question 3
1 / 1 pts
According to Lechner Reading (“The Global Economy and the Power of the Market”), which leader of the following is not related to the global introduction of the neoliberal order?

  • Margaret Thatcher
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Augusto Pinochet
  • Mao Zedong

 
Question 4
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According to the second lecture (“Case Study of McDonald’s”), when Starbucks became globally popular, McDonald’s introduced McCafé coffee products and provided café-like atmosphere to compete.

  • True
  • False

  
Question 5
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According to the first lecture (“Overview of the Global Economy”), which of the following is true about the protectionist backlash against the global economy?

  • The global economy may weaken as governments partially withdraw from globalization
  • It is being led by global elites who are disillusioned with the global economy
  • Examples of this backlash are Brexit in the UK and the election of Donald Trump in 2016
  • It has mainly occurred among developing countries which suffer the most from globalization

 
Question 6
1 / 1 pts
According to the first lecture (“Overview of the Global Economy”), multinational corporations have been accused of exploiting workers in foreign countries.

  • True
  • False

  
Question 7
1 / 1 pts
According to Lechner Reading (“The Global Economy and the Power of the Market”), after World War II, the world economic order was established at Bretton Woods and the US was the key leader of the embedded liberalism.

  • True
  • False

 
Question 8
1 / 1 pts
According to the first lecture (“Overview of the Global Economy”), a Fordist economy consists of standardized mass production in manufacturing factories and is not limited to a national scale in terms of both production and consumption.

  • True
  • False

 
Question 9
1 / 1 pts
According to Lechner Reading (“The Global Economy and the Power of the Market”), which leader of the following led China’s capitalistic transformation in 1990s? 

  • Mao Zedong
  • Deng Xiaoping
  • Lee Kuan Yew
  • Xi Jinping

 
Question 10
1 / 1 pts
According to Ritzer Reading, (“Global Economic Flows”), industrial upgrading means that economic actors, such as nation-states, firms and workers, move from low-value to relatively high-value production. 

  • True
  • False


Question 11
1 / 1 pts
According to the video, “Nike Sweatshops: Behind the Swoosh,” which of the following is false about the lives of Nike factory workers in Indonesia?

  • They live in concrete boxes without furniture or air conditioners near open sewers.
  • They get paid miserably low wages that are insufficient for survival and human dignity and thus work incredible amounts of overtime.
  • Although their lives are still bad, they believe their lives have improved considerably since they got jobs at the Nike factory,
  • None of the above

  
Question 12
1 / 1 pts
According to Lechner Reading (“The Global Economy and the Power of the Market”), China was always open to the global market economy since 1950.

  • True
  • False

 
Question 13
1 / 1 pts
According to the video, “The Deceptive Promise of Free Trade,” excess agricultural products from Europe and the US are too expensive to export to other countries and therefore do not undermine these countries’ domestic farmers.

  • True
  • False

 
Question 14
1 / 1 pts
According to the video, “Nike Sweatshops: Behind the Swoosh,” what does Jim Keady end up doing in order to address Nike’s exploitation of workers in developing countries?

  • He speaks to large audiences of high school and university students around the nation to raise awareness among them about worker conditions in Indonesia and their power as consumers.
  • He speaks with the CEO of Nike and convinces him to improve working conditions in Nike factories in developing countries.
  • He helps unionize Nike workers in Indonesia and encourages them to strike for higher wages and better working conditions.
  • He convinces athletes such as Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan to stop accepting highly lucrative endorsements from Nike.

  
Question 15
1 / 1 pts
According to the video, “The Deceptive Promise of Free Trade,” which of the following are true?

  • The German Schmitz family cannot find anything in their home that is actually made in Germany
  • German Schmitz’s husband lost his job in the local factory when it moved production to a cheaper location abroad but he was transferred to a job in another plant
  • In Philadelphia, Sarah Parker wants to buy only American products and has been successfully able to do so
  • None of the above

  
Question 16
1 / 1 pts
According to Ritzer Reading, (“McDonaldization”), McDonald’s is the only firm which has been successful in the international arena. 

  • True
  • False

 
Question 17

1 / 1 pts
According to the second lecture (“Case Study of McDonald’s”), McDonald’s has more domestic restaurants than international restaurants.

  • True
  • False


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