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

Muhammad Yunus
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The goal of the first Microcredit Summit is to reach 100 million of the poorest families in the world in _____ years.
(a) Five.
(b) Fifteen.
(c) Ten.
(d) Twenty.

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

3. What is the source of power for the cellular phones in the villages of Bangladesh?
(a) Solar energy.
(b) Electricity.
(c) Generators.
(d) Wind turbines.

4. How many ponds does the fisheries project consist of by 1988?
(a) 783.
(b) 1666.
(c) 667.
(d) 808.

5. According to Yunus, poverty is not created by ____________.
(a) Capitalists.
(b) Governments.
(c) The poor.
(d) Structures of society.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the purpose of the non-profit Grameen Shakti?

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

3. What percentage of the world's population live in extreme poverty?

4. Yunus believes the world has been persuaded that the capitalist economy must be fueled by __________.

5. When Yunus approaches community leaders in Chicago, they argue that self-employment is a ___________ concept.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the Grameen Foundation USA?

2. What problems does Yunus find with resource allocation in Bangladesh?

3. What is Yunus's view of how to end poverty in the world?

4. What problems does the Grameen fishery project encounter in the first years?

5. What is the problem between Grameen and the World Bank?

6. What is the International Dialogue Program?

7. How do micro-credit programs get started in the United States?

8. How does Grameen give its staff leeway to be creative with loans?

9. According to Yunus, what role does free trade play in poverty relief?

10. How does Yunus rate the success of the Grameen programs as he looks back on the first two decades?

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