Social Studies CXC Paper 1 Practice Questions

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Social Studies is primarily concerned with the study of people, their activities and relationships, as they interact with one another and with their physical and socio-cultural environment in an effort to meet their needs (to live and to make a living). It is essentially the study of human group experiences.

This quiz contains questions on topics such as family, the structure of government, Caricom and much more. Majority of the questions were obtained from Cxc past papers.

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The body of law which governing a country is referred to as the :

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Which of the following is NOT usually associated with educational institution?

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What is natural gas mainly used for in the Caribbean?

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A female who is the head of the household is called:

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When was the Caribbean Community established?

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What is the name given to a group formed by children of all the same age?

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Brothers and sister living alone in an/a

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The term pre-martial means?

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Migration of skilled people from a country is referred as:

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Premarital sexual intercourse without the use of contraceptive among young people results in all the following EXCEPT

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___________ is the ideas, customs, and social behavior of a particular people or society

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In which of the following countries is the headquarter of CARDI located?

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The price of a good usually falls when:

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The ” First past the post system is:

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Paul is the captain of his school's chess club. At meeting, he allows members to make whatever decisions they want. what leadership style is he displaying?

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which of the following is the last link in the chain of distribution of a goods?

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John and Mary recently married, now lived with john's parents. This entire family maybe described as?

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The concepts of "push and pull" are associated with

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The term used when a couple resides with the wife parents is called?

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On average, a baby born in X 1966 will live for 50 years..
The statement above refers to

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The treaty which lead to the establishment of CARICOM is an example of

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The West minister Model of government has its roots in ___________

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Which of the following group does not consists mostly of third world countries?

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Which of the following is not a process of socialization?

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Which of the following is the least desired among family members?

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Which of the following is based on exploiting nonrenewable natural resources?

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A budget has a surplus when expenditure is

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Which of the following is MOST likely to result from rising level of unemployment in a country ?

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Common law unions are also called?

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A national Police force has responsibility of

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Procreation is the term used for?

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Which of the following is non-renewable resources?

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the percentage of people within a specific group

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All of the following are organization connected to CARICOM except

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____________ is when duties and responsibilities follow the male and female lines of descent.

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A woman that has more than one husband is called:

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Which of the following is an example of leisure activities?

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Another name for marriage is ?

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The institution of government which is responsible for making policy decision to be adopted by the country is the

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In which of the following family types are cultural traditional passed from older members to children MOSTLY easily

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Identify the island which does not belong to CARICOM?

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Which of the following is an example of a producer goods?

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Carifta came into being on

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Which of the following methods of fishing is MOST damaging to the eco-system?

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An excess of birth over death is called ?

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Sexual intercourse between close relatives is known as ?

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what is bilateral agreement?

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Which of the family functions are parents performing when they insist that children show respects for the property of others?

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Which of the following practices would most likely increase the risk of a person contracting AIDS?

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Another name for betrothal is ?

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The term "kinship" implies

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A national Budget has a deficit when expenditure is

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A country that has a presidents as it head of state is known as

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Which of the following BEST describes characterizes of a primary group?

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Which of the following does NOT result from industrial development in the caribbean

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In a constitutional monarchy, the political party leader of the victorious party becomes:

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In which of the following countries is proportional representation used to elect government

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Which of the following characteristics of a population would not be recorded in a census:

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Which of the following countries is the OECS Secretariat located?

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In which country is the Caribbean Secretariat located?

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Which of the following is NOT a reason for marital failure?

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The type of care associated with elderlt care is

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A large number of people in a country are unemployed rearing animals. However there was a drastic change in the demand for beef replace for the demand for chicken. Lots of people who reared are now unemployed. This type of employment is refereed to as?

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The offence of marrying someone while already married to another person is called?

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Which types of institution are usually responsible for provision of food clothing and shelter in the society

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What does population density means :

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A person leaving is own country to settle in another country is:

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Maxine Lewis lives with her unmarried father and mother The type of union can BEST be describe as

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How many generation would one expect to find in a nuclear family?

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The custom of marrying outside a community, clan, or tribe is called endogamy?

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