Banker to the Poor: The Autobiography of Muhammad Yunus Test | Final Test - Easy

Muhammad Yunus
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Jan Piercy is Hillary Rodham Clinton's ____________.
(a) Childhood friend.
(b) Press secretary.
(c) College roommate.
(d) Law partner.

2. At an annual workshop held by the Grameen Bank in 1982, what proposal is drawn up?
(a) Laws of Grameen.
(b) Rules of Prosperity.
(c) Ten Decisions.
(d) Survival Rules.

3. There is a long tradition of what craft that was once in high demand in Bangladesh?
(a) Painting.
(b) Weaving.
(c) Knife making.
(d) Cooking.

4. Simply by being a shareholder in the Grameen Bank, members receive what?
(a) Healthcare.
(b) Pension funds.
(c) Loan insurance.
(d) Dividends.

5. Most foreign aid given to developing countries goes toward what?
(a) Sanitation.
(b) Hunger relief.
(c) Infrastructure projects.
(d) Disease prevention.

6. Grameen is considered by many in Bangladesh to be the enemy of ______________.
(a) The poor.
(b) Free markets.
(c) The revolution.
(d) Free trade.

7. Yunus believes one of the biggest flaws of international aid agencies is being too what?
(a) Overbearing.
(b) Thrifty.
(c) Altruistic.
(d) Unrealistic.

8. Who is the president of the Grameen Foundation USA?
(a) Connie Evans.
(b) Bill Clinton.
(c) Muhammad Yunus.
(d) Alex Counts.

9. How many villages does Grameen operate in by the year 2000?
(a) 17,000.
(b) 47,000.
(c) 41,000.
(d) 1,175.

10. By the end of the book, what percentage of Grameen Bank does Bangladeshi government own?
(a) Twelve.
(b) Ten.
(c) Ninety.
(d) Seven.

11. Critics often argue that ____________ does not contribute to the economic development of a country.
(a) Micro-credit.
(b) Greed.
(c) Free enterprise.
(d) Political freedom.

12. What international aid agency is Yunus particularly critical of?
(a) World Bank.
(b) United Nations.
(c) Habitat for Humanity.

13. Yunus believes one of the best ways to alleviate poverty is to encourage __________________.
(a) UN aid organizations.
(b) Women's rights.
(c) World Bank programs.
(d) Social entrepreneurs.

14. In many Third World countries, the overwhelming majority of people make their living through what?
(a) Self-employment.
(b) Farming.
(c) Government assistance.
(d) Aid from international relief organizations.

15. Who do Arkansas state officials first introduce Yunus to in the preliminary steps of finding Grameen borrowers?
(a) Homeless men.
(b) Welfare recipients.
(c) Single mothers.
(d) Small business owners.

Short Answer Questions

1. Under the traditional orthodoxy of economics, all investment money is locked into what category?

2. Grameen Bank provides housing loans at what interest rate?

3. Who is the American co-chair of the first Microcredit Summit?

4. How many children around the world die each day from hunger-related diseases?

5. What is the source of power for the cellular phones in the villages of Bangladesh?

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