Globalization Quiz

The Globalization Quiz tests your knowledge of world rankings and various dimensions of globalization.  The quiz has 10 questions.  Your score, correct answers and explanations appear at the end.  Enjoy!

1. What is the correct ranking of the world’s top 5 most global countries according to the KOF Swiss Economic Institute’s 2011 Index of Globalization?

2. What is the correct ranking of the world’s top 5 most global cities according to The Urban Elite Global Cities Index 2010?

3. Which two countries scored in the top 5 most global countries in both the 2011 KOF Index of Globalization and A.T. Kearney’s latest Globalization Index from 2007?

4. What are the four dimensions of globalization in A.T. Kearney’s Globalization Index?

5. By how much did the BRIC countries’ (Brazil, Russia, India, China) combined share of total world economic output increase from 2000 to 2008?

6. By how much did the share of the world’s largest 500 companies that are based in emerging markets increase from 2005 to 2010 according to The Economist?

7. How much bigger would China’s economy be than the U.S. economy in the year 2050 according to Goldman Sachs’ 2007 forecast?

8. By what percent does international collaboration increase the impact of science research publications over the standard domestic publication impact according to the U.K. Royal Society’s March, 2011 study, “Knowledge, Networks and Nations?”

9. What is the correct ranking of the top 5 developed, democratic nations that are most committed to international development according to the Center for Global Development’s 2010 Commitment to Development Index?

10. Who is credited with the following quotes: 1) “It has been said that arguing against globalization is like arguing against the laws of gravity;” and 2) “We must ensure that the global market is embedded in broadly shared values and practices that reflect global social needs, and that all the world's people share the benefits of globalization.”

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