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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Why did the passenger truck from Lascahobas to the nearest city stop making its runs?
(a) Lack of funding.
(b) Lack of passengers.
(c) Lack of gas.
(d) Danger from guerillas.

3. What happens to the prices of antiretroviral drugs in 2002?
(a) They rise.
(b) They decline.
(c) They remain the same.
(d) They go up and down continually.

4. Where does the author say that Jim was happy to work in the O for the P section?
(a) Anywhere.
(b) Away from the action.
(c) In Russia.
(d) In a goldfish bowl.

5. What is the name of the second lecture that Paul Farmer gives in Cuba?
(a) Accepting AIDS.
(b) Wealth, Poverty, and Tuberculosis: Unholy Trinity.
(c) Why Life Sucks.
(d) Mission: Life.

6. What two characters are present at the end of Mountains Beyond Mountains?
(a) Jim Yong Kim and Paul Farmer.
(b) Paul Famer and Catherine.
(c) Paul Farmer and a young patient.
(d) The author and Paul Farmer.

7. How does Serena Koenig describe the Lascahobas situation?
(a) Disaster waiting to happen.
(b) A nightmare.
(c) A dream come true.
(d) A pocket of organization amidst chaos.

8. What are the twin pandemics referred to in the Afterword of Mountains Beyond Mountains?
(a) Tueberculosis and dysentry.
(b) AIDS and HIV.
(c) Tuberculosis and MDR-TB.
(d) AIDS and tuberculosis.

9. What does Paul Farmer send to all financial contributors to Partners in Health?
(a) Handwritten notes of thanks.
(b) Pictures of children they have helped.
(c) Calendars marked with dates for the next contribution..
(d) Thank you notes from the school children.

10. When the patient named John is referred by Paul Farmer and sent for treatment, what disease does he have?
(a) Cancer.
(b) Epilepsy.
(c) Diabetes.
(d) Kawasaki's Disease.

11. What is one symptom of Haiti's problems in 2000?
(a) The growing dysentry epidemic.
(b) The closing of health clinics.
(c) The turmoil among the working class.
(d) The debt load of the goverment.

12. 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 done the same thing.
(b) He would have been embarrassed.
(c) He would have been angry.
(d) He would have been proud.

13. What does Jim Yong Kim say will define the moral standing of his generation?
(a) The world's response to poverty.
(b) This generation's ability to inspire its youth.
(c) The world's ability to share its resources.
(d) The world's response to AIDS and TB.

14. What do Paul and the Partners in Health staff say they knew about their goal after receiving the Gates endowment?
(a) That it will take all the funds to meet the goal.
(b) That they can focus on the goal now that the financial stress is gone.
(c) That they will reach their goal well before its deadline.
(d) That it will be a challenge to meet this goal, despite large amounts of money.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What organization controls the flow of antibiotics to Peru and other places in 2002?

2. For what purpose is Partners in Health awarded $45 million by the Gates Foundation?

3. How does Paul Farmer channel his anger, according to Tracy Kidder?

4. By what year do mathematical models predict HIV infections will reach 100 million?

5. According to the book, what is true of the individual Haitians that were detained by the US military?

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