Brazil- Globalisation

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1. What was the population in 1950, and 2011?

  • 1950- 54 million, 2011- 201 million
  • 1950- 45 million, 2011- 232 million
  • 1950- 154 million, 2011- 210 million
  • 1950- 56 million, 2011- 110 million
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2. The rainforest has shrunk the equvilent of hlaf of continental Europe, what % is this?

  • 38% of it's original size
  • 8% of it's original size
  • 18% of it's original size.
  • 28% of it's original size

3. Hydroelectric power is a key way of getting enough energy for the growing population. How much has it grown since 1960?

  • Sixfold
  • Ninefold
  • Fourfold
  • Threefold

4. Between 1960-2009 Brazil's secondary industry grew by how much?

  • 50 times over.
  • 50%
  • doubled
  • 25%

5. What is the major reason for deforestation in the Amazon basin?

  • To create access roads.
  • Cattle ranching and plantations.
  • Oil production
  • Timber.

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