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Modern Issues: Science & Technology: Question 1 of 4
In Mexico and India, the Green Revolution has been successful because it has
  1. promoted democratic reform
  2. increased agricultural productivity
  3. introduced western culture and values
  4. established economic equality among the people

Correct Answer Number: 2

Explanation: The Green Revolution applies modern technology to solve the problem of food production. Some of the methods are modern irrigation systems, the use of heavy machinery, and more potent fertilizers and pesticides. The Green Revolution has been more successful in areas with larger farms, that can afford these innovations.


Modern Issues: Science & Technology: Question 2 of 4
The major goal of the Green Revolution has been to
  1. decrease the use of modern farm machinery
  2. decrease population growth
  3. increase agricultural output
  4. increase the number of traditional farms

Correct Answer Number: 3

Explanation: The Green Revolution applies modern technology to solve the problem of food production. Some of the methods are modern irrigation systems, the use of heavy machinery, and more potent fertilizers and pesticides. The Green Revolution has been more successful in areas with larger farms, that can afford these innovations.


Modern Issues: Science & Technology: Question 3 of 4
The term ?Green Revolution? is used to describe the
  1. tensions between developing and developed nations
  2. heavy reliance on manual labor in agriculture
  3. protests against environmental destruction caused by industry
  4. development of new types of grains and new methods of growing them

Correct Answer Number: 4

Explanation: The Green Revolution applies modern technology to solve the problem of food production. Some of the methods are modern irrigation systems, the use of heavy machinery, and more potent fertilizers and pesticides. The Green Revolution has been more successful in areas with larger farms, that can afford these innovations.


Modern Issues: Science & Technology: Question 4 of 4
The main goal of the Green Revolution was to
  1. prevent further destruction of the world?s rain forests
  2. solve chronic food shortages through the use of technology
  3. expand the economies of developing nations with foreign investment
  4. insure that foreign aid was received by people with the greatest need

Correct Answer Number: 2

Explanation: The Green Revolution applies modern technology to solve the problem of food production. Some of the methods are modern irrigation systems, the use of heavy machinery, and more potent fertilizers and pesticides. The Green Revolution has been more successful in areas with larger farms, that can afford these innovations.




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