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. 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) Survival Rules.
(d) Ten Decisions.

2. What organization in Chicago starts the Full Circle Fund?
(b) WSEP.
(d) MIT.

3. Yunus stresses in his speech that the Microcredit Summit is not what?
(a) A significant agent of change.
(b) A think tank.
(c) A historical event.
(d) A fundraising event.

4. Which European government gives the CARD program a poor rating?
(a) France.
(b) Spain.
(c) Sweden.
(d) Germany.

5. How much grant money does Grameen receive through the World Bank CGAP program?
(a) $30 million.
(b) $3 billion.
(c) $2 million.
(d) $98 million.

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

7. An independent investigator finds the average rate of return for CARD borrowers is what?
(a) 78 percent.
(b) 117 percent.
(c) 18 percent.
(d) 97 percent.

8. Yunus believes the world has been persuaded that the capitalist economy must be fueled by __________.
(a) Free trade.
(b) Social reform.
(c) Greed.
(d) Laws.

9. Grameen Bank II requires all borrowers to contribute _______ into a pension fund each month.
(a) 50 takas.
(b) 500 takas.
(c) 5 takas.
(d) 15 takas.

10. How many countries operate Grameen-style micro-credit programs by the end of the book?
(a) 100.
(b) 10.
(c) 150.
(d) 50.

11. Bangladesh is approximately the size of ______________.
(a) California.
(b) Alaska.
(c) Florida.
(d) Delaware.

12. In what year does Grameen loan its one billionth dollar?
(a) 2006.
(b) 1996.
(c) 1994.
(d) 2004.

13. Grameen develops ____ indicators to determine if members are poverty free.
(a) 10.
(b) 20.
(c) 16.
(d) 12.

14. Under the traditional orthodoxy of economics, all investment money is locked into what category?
(a) Resource allocation.
(b) Social reformation.
(c) Government profit.
(d) Personal profit.

15. When does Yunus meet Governor Bill Clinton?
(a) March 1985.
(b) February 1987.
(c) March 1989.
(d) February 1986.

Short Answer Questions

1. What percentage of the aid money given to Bangladesh is estimated to actually be spent in the country?

2. As Yunus looks back on the success of Grameen Bank, how many of its borrowers are women?

3. Yunus would define development by focusing on the quality of life for what part of the population?

4. Who funds the fisheries project before Grameen?

5. What is the name of Grameen's quarterly newsletter?

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