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GCSE Geography Quiz on Globalisation, created by Mr D Bishop on 29/03/2014.
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Globalisation is best defined as...
Globalisation is the process by which the world is becoming increasingly interconnected as a result of massively increased trade and cultural exchange
Everyone living closer together to make us a more connected global society
People starting to live al over the world, meaning we have human contact with the rest of the world.
What do we mean when we discuss the idea of a 'shrinking world'?
Pressure on the Earth causing it to begin to contract and get smaller
Idea of everything seeming like it is closer together as it is easier to communicate with people all over the world
Disctances getting smaller as we travel faster
What does this image represent?
A shrinking world
The UK imports some butter from New Zealand
What are trade blocks?
Lego bricks which are regularly exchanged between countries
Processes which prevent two nations from trading with each other (blocking them)
A group of nations trading together with reduced barriers to trade (e.g. no import taxes)
Containerisation is the process of containing issues and stopping markets from hearing about them to prevent a global economic issue
In what year was the first trans Atlantic flight?
Why has longhaul flight been important for globalisation?
It allows very rapid connections to distant parts of the world, making trade and communication far simpler
It has increased air pollution a key issue for discussion
It allows families to stay conected more easily, making people more willing to work overseas
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