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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Whose pictures does Paul Farmer carry in his wallet?
(a) Catherine's and his patients.
(b) Patients he has cured.
(c) Patients who have died.
(d) Catherine's and Didi's.

2. What belief does the author say Paul Farmer instills in people?
(a) A belief that we are all connected.
(b) A united belief that something better is possible.
(c) A belief that money corrupts.
(d) A belief in their obligation and ability.

3. What operations are performed in Cange by teams from Brigham and South Carolina in 2002?
(a) Colon resections.
(b) Liver transplants.
(c) Open-heart surgeries.
(d) Kidney transplants.

4. What type of doctors does Paul Farmer says he wants to work at his clinic in A Light Month for Travel?
(a) Women and minorities.
(b) Indigenous Haitians.
(c) People as driven as himself.
(d) People less driven than himself.

5. According to the author, what would Paul Farmer have thought of Jim Young Kim's action at the banquet in Russia?
(a) He would have been angry.
(b) He would have been proud.
(c) He would have done the same thing.
(d) He would have been embarrassed.

6. According to the Afterword, how many HIV patients does Zanmi Lasante's staff care for?
(a) More than 10,000.
(b) More than 3,000.
(c) 50 a day.
(d) 300 a day.

7. In the O to the P it is said that Paul Farmer was conscious of corporate etiquette but . . .
(a) He despised corporate niceties.
(b) He didn't care about it.
(c) He wasn't paralyzed by it.
(d) He wasn't very good at playing that game.

8. How is Zanmi Lasante described in O to the P?
(a) Exceptional in its care.
(b) Struggling to pay its bills.
(c) Tormented and bullied by the government.
(d) A nuetral zone amidst the strife.

9. What is the top reason mentioned that Paul Farmer has an interest in AIDS?
(a) It results from social inequality.
(b) His brother died of AIDS.
(c) He believes a cure is close to being found.
(d) AIDS encourages the spread of TB.

10. Who said that the world changed yesterday when discussing the World Health Organization's long awaited adoption of new prescriptions for dealing with MDR-TB?
(a) Jim Yong Kim.
(b) Ophelia.
(c) Paul Farmer.
(d) Pere Lafountain.

11. What other disease do the Russian patients that Paul Farmer treats for TB also tend to have?
(a) Syphilis.
(b) Leprosy.
(c) Dysentery.
(d) AIDS.

12. What is Lascahobas?
(a) A settlement north of Cange.
(b) A prison outside of Lima.
(c) A prison outside of Cange.
(d) A settlement north of Lima.

13. Who manages the construction of a second operating room for Zanmi Lasante in 2002?
(a) Fritz LaFontant.
(b) Tracy Kidder.
(c) Alex Goldfarb.
(d) Julianna DeWolf.

14. What three things does Paul Farmer say are co-infectious in his second lecture in Cuba?
(a) Infectious disease, poor diet, and polluted water.
(b) Wealth, poverty, and tuberculosis.
(c) Wealth, ignorance, and success.
(d) Poverty, inequality, and poor health.

15. When Jim Yong Kim travels to Russia, what does he do at the banquet?
(a) Vomits in public.
(b) Meets the ruler of Russia.
(c) Raises the needed funds.
(d) Leads karaoke.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did receiving the Gates endowment affect the fund-raising efforts by Partners in Health?

2. What does Paul Farmer begin to do in the late 1990s, according to A Light Month for Travel?

3. Where are the two characters in Mountains Beyond Mountains headed at the end of the story?

4. What does Paul Farmer say the world needs to care less about in order to create successes like those in Haiti?

5. What do some prominent voices in the US Government continue to argue cannot be done in 2002?

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