All Ged Question 3

Cyclical unemployment is job loss caused by a recession or by fluctuations in the economy.
Which of the following is an example of cyclical unemployment?

German printer Johannes Gutenberg is often credited with the invention of the first printing press to use movable type. He used handset type to print the Gutenberg Bible in 1455. Although his invention greatly influenced printing in Europe, similar technologies were used earlier in China and Korea. Chinese printers used movable block prints and type made of clay as early as 1040, and Korean printers invented movable copper type about 1392.
What is the purpose of the paragraph?

When European settlers arrived on the North American continent at the end of the fifteenth century, they encountered diverse Native American cultures—as many as 900, 000 inhabitants with over 300 different languages. These people, whose ancestors crossed the land bridge from Asia in what may be considered the first North American immigration, were virtually destroyed by the subsequent immigration that created the United States. This tragedy is the direct result of treaties, written and broken by foreign governments, of warfare, and of forced assimilation.
Source: The Library of Congress, American Memory.
What does the author of this passage believe?

The Sixth Amendment of the U. S. Constitution states, "In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence."Which of the following instances is NOT protected by the Sixth Amendment?

The First Amendment to the U. S. Constitution states the following: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."Which of the following situations is NOT protected by the First Amendment?

The Bubonic Plague of the mid-fourteenth century was the most devastating natural disaster in European History. We now konw that this plague was caused by rats that were infected by bacteria-carrying fleas. The rats carried the disease as they were unknowingly transported with cargo ships through trade routes. A third of the entire population of Europe is thought to have been killed by this plague.
What caused the Bubonic Plague?

What type of political system is headed by Queen Elizabeth II of England?

In ancient Athens (Greece) tribes and generals took turns at power.
This is an example of what type of political system?

The president of the United States is elected by the electoral college.
What type of system is this?

Between 1935 and 1957, a period that included World War II, the birth rate rose from 16.9 to 25 per 1000 people.
What was the most likely cause of this "baby boom"?

Topography deals with surface features of a region, including its landforms and rivers, lakes, etc., and with man-made features such as canals, bridges, and roads.
According to this definition, the topography of a region includes its

From the point of view of an environmentalist, which is probably the most significant argument against offshore drilling for oil?

A study of the causes of the American Revolution of 1776, the French Revolution of 1789, and the Russian Revolution of 1917 best supports the generalization that revolution is most likely to occur when

"Without our two great political parties cutting across economic and geographic interests, democracy as we know it could never have been made to function." The author of this statement probably meant to suggest that

The most useful indicator of the degree of democracy reached by a particular society is whether it has a

Which one of the following statements is NOT backed with an explanation?

Which argument supporting the classification of Pluto as a planet is the weakest?

Based on this theory, the sun will, at some point, be a

According to the passage, the sun will eventually

Which statement best describes the change in population of mongooses on the island?