Utilities like CPS - Essay Prowess

Utilities like CPS

1. Utilities like CPS are classified as

-goods

-manufacturing

-retail

-services

2.Among the 50 states, Texas ranks very high in

-# of prisons/incarcerated

-teen pregnancy

-# of classroom teachers

-poverty rate

-all of these

3. High-technology industries

-were leaving TX in droves in 2003 for low-wage states like Mississippi and W. Virginia

-pay higher average wages than do such industries as construction and food service

-concentrate in the arid areas of West Texas, where silica is widely available

-have been discouraged by the state leadership

4. The land provided the basis for the growth of three economic undertakings, which were central in Texas’ development. These were

-manufacturing, oil, and cotton

-mining, cattle, and oil

-cotton, cattle, and oil

-cattle, oil, and real estate speculation

5. Currently (as of the 2010 Census estimate) over ____ of Texas population is non-Anglo* * White or Caucasian is an overall category that includes Hispanics, while “Anglo” does not

-60%

-50%

-45%

-34%

6.Unemployment rates in Texas are lower than average in the Valley region

-True

-False

7. Colonizing central Texas is typically credited to Stephen F. Austin and other adventurers.  This reflects the _____ subculture

-moralistic

-traditionalistic

-individualistic

-pluralistic

8. Texas’ economy ranks 2nd in the US, in annual total production

-true

-false

9. Providing Public Education is a(n) ____ power 

-delegated

-reserved

-implied

-expressed

10. Match the political subculture with the correct attribute

-traditionalistic   

-moralistic

-individualistic

-moralistic

-individualistic

____________________________________________________________________________________embraces high rates of participation in community and public life

____________more likely in urban areas or research university communities

____________political subculture would likely oppose immigration reform

____________prefers informal alliances over organization and bureaucracy

____________would likely favor incentives for venture capital and consortiums