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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who announces plans to establish a transfusion post at Zanmi Lasante in the Afterword of Mountains Beyond Mountains?
(a) The Green Light Committee.
(b) The Gates Foundation.
(c) Doctors without Borders.
(d) The Red Cross.
2. What two characters are present at the end of Mountains Beyond Mountains?
(a) Paul Farmer and a young patient.
(b) The author and Paul Farmer.
(c) Paul Famer and Catherine.
(d) Jim Yong Kim and Paul Farmer.
3. How did the two AIDS quarantines mentioned in the book affect the spread of this disease?
(a) Neither one stopped the spread of the disease.
(b) Only the facility in Haiti showed success in stopping the spread of AIDS.
(c) Only the facility in Cuba showed success in stopping the spread of AIDS.
(d) Both show about 50% success rates in stopping the spread of AIDS.
4. What is Paul Farmer's desire, as stated in the O to the P section?
(a) To inspire the world to heal.
(b) The cure Haiti.
(c) To create a small example for the world.
(d) To cure the world.
5. Where does the US military detain infected Haitians in an effort to stop the spread of AIDS?
(a) The prison in Port-au-Prince.
(b) Zanmi Lasante.
(d) The Artibonte Hospital.
6. 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 proud.
(c) He would have been angry.
(d) He would have been embarrassed.
7. What do Paul and the Partners in Health staff say they knew about their goal after receiving the Gates endowment?
(a) That they will reach their goal well before its deadline.
(b) That they can focus on the goal now that the financial stress is gone.
(c) That it will take all the funds to meet the goal.
(d) That it will be a challenge to meet this goal, despite large amounts of money.
8. What result does the petition for electricity made by citizens of Cange have?
(a) They receive power for a few hours a day.
(b) Their petition is denied.
(c) Their petition is ignored.
(d) Zanmi Lasante is bombed by the military.
9. How did receiving the Gates endowment affect the fund-raising efforts by Partners in Health?
(a) They ceased fund-raising efforts to focus on publicity.
(b) They cut fundraising efforts in half.
(c) They continued to pursue past and new contributors.
(d) They hired an outside company to manage fundraising actitivities.
10. What countries does Paul Farmer approach for assistance with the doctors and money he needs in A Light Month for Travel?
(a) The United States and Peru.
(b) Cuba and Peru.
(c) France and the United States.
(d) Cuba and France.
11. What is the cost when Paul Farmer seeks treatment for cases that are too complicated or outside of his specialty?
(a) The cost of tests and equipment only.
(b) Free of charge.
(c) $50,000 per visit.
(d) Hundreds of thousands of dollars.
12. What best describes the communication between Paul Farmer and Jim Yong Kim after receiving the Gates endowment?
(a) They communicate by email but do not speak.
(b) Their communication is strained, and they pass messages through Ophelia.
(c) They see each other monthly.
(d) They communicated daily but are rarely together.
13. Who helps a group of Cangeois to draft a petition for electricity to President Aristide?
(a) Serena Koenig.
(b) Tracy Kidder.
(c) Didi Farmer.
(d) Ti Fifi.
14. What additional treatment does Paul Farmer want to bring to Haiti in A Light Month for Travel?
(a) AIDS treatment.
(c) Blood transfusions.
15. What does Paul Farmer begin to do in the late 1990s, according to A Light Month for Travel?
(a) Spend more time with his family.
(b) Visit Washington, DC monthly.
(c) Speak and teach.
(d) Train a successor.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Serena Koenig describe the Lascahobas situation?
2. Who is the project director of the Russian TB project?
3. Who does Paul Farmer borrow money from to pay for the 2002 expansion while waiting for the Global Fund money to arrive?
4. What religion does the book say that Paul Farmer struggled with?
5. What is one symptom of Haiti's problems in 2000?
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