Advantages of International Trade - SS3 Economics Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is one advantage of international trade?

A

Increased access to goods and services

B

Decreased access to goods and services

C

Decreased economic growth

 

D

Increased prices for consumers

CORRECT OPTION: a
2

How can international trade stimulate economic growth?

A

By creating new markets for goods and services

B

By reducing competition

 

C

By discouraging innovation and specialization

D

By increasing import tariffs

CORRECT OPTION: a
3

How can international trade improve living standards?

A

By reducing economic activity

B

By creating new jobs

C

By raising prices for consumers

 

D

By reducing access to goods and services

CORRECT OPTION: b
4

What can international trade lead to for consumers?

A

Lower prices

B

Higher prices

 

C

Decreased access to goods and services

D

Decreased international cooperation

CORRECT OPTION: a
5

What is one benefit of diversification of risk through international trade?

A

 Increased dependence on any one market or source of goods

B

Reduced dependence on any one market or source of goods

C

Increased dependence on one market or source of goods

 

D

No impact on dependence on any one market or source of goods

CORRECT OPTION: b
6

How can international trade promote economic growth and development in countries?

 

International trade can stimulate economic growth and development by creating new markets for goods and services, increasing competition, encouraging innovation and specialization, and providing access to critical resources and technologies.

7

What are some potential risks or drawbacks associated with international trade?

 

Some potential risks or drawbacks of international trade include increased competition and job displacement in certain industries, unequal distribution of benefits and costs among different groups, dependence on foreign markets and suppliers, and potential political tensions or conflicts between trading partners. 

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