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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What is natural gas mainly used for in the Caribbean?

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A budget has a surplus when expenditure is

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

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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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The concepts of "push and pull" are associated with

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

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

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

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Another name for betrothal is ?

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A woman that has more than one husband is called:

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

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

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Which of the following is non-renewable resources?

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

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

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

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A national Police force has responsibility of

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The term pre-martial means?

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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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what is bilateral agreement?

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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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Sexual intercourse between close relatives is known as ?

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

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

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In which country is the Caribbean Secretariat located?

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

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

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The price of a good usually falls when:

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

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Identify the island which does not belong to CARICOM?

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

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A national Budget has a deficit when expenditure is

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

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

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

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Which of the following is an example of leisure activities?

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

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the percentage of people within a specific group

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Procreation is the term used for?

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Migration of skilled people from a country is referred as:

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

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

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All of the following are organization connected to CARICOM except

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An excess of birth over death is called ?

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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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Another name for marriage is ?

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

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Which of the following countries is the OECS Secretariat located?

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

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The West minister Model of government has its roots in ___________

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Which of the following is not a process of socialization?

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

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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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What does population density means :

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The ” First past the post system is:

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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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The type of care associated with elderlt care is

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

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

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

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Common law unions are also called?

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Carifta came into being on

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The term "kinship" implies

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Brothers and sister living alone in an/a

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