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Economy of Liberia: Quiz


Question 1: Richly endowed with water, mineral resources, ________, and a climate favorable to agriculture, Liberia had been a producer and exporter of basic products, while local manufacturing, mainly foreign owned, had been small in scope.
Old-growth forestForestTemperate broadleaf and mixed forestsTree

Question 2: The United Nations imposed sanctions on Liberia in May 2001 for its support to the rebels of the ________ (RUF) in neighboring Sierra Leone.
Revolutionary United FrontSierra Leone Civil WarAhmad Tejan KabbahSpecial Court for Sierra Leone

Question 3: The Liberian Civil War in 1989-96 destroyed much of ________'s economy, especially the infrastructure in and around Monrovia.
NigeriaGhanaLiberiaSierra Leone

Question 4: Since the coup d'├ętat of 1980, the country's ________ rate has slowed down because of a decline in the demand for iron ore on the world market and political upheavals in Liberia.
Economic growthEconomicsEconomic inequalityAustrian School

Question 5: President ________, a Harvard-trained banker and administrator, has taken steps to reduce corruption, build support from international donors, and encourage private investment.
Ellen Johnson SirleafAnthony W. GardinerCharles Taylor (Liberia)Samuel Doe

Question 6: Civil war and government mismanagement destroyed much of ________'s economy, especially the infrastructure in and around the capital, Monrovia.
Sierra LeoneNigeriaLiberiaGhana

Question 7: ________ and rubber are Liberia's main export items since the end of the war.
LumberWoodPulp (paper)Wood preservation


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