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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is true of the Haitian government in 2000, according to Mountains beyond Mountains?
(a) It is not well supported.
(b) It is crumbling and at risk.
(c) It is tyrannical.
(d) It shows signs of strength and unity.
2. What does Paul Farmer say is more important than clean clothes during the time he travels frequently in the late 1990s?
(a) Fresh underwear.
(b) Fresh food.
(d) A good book.
3. What is one symptom of Haiti's problems in 2000?
(a) The debt load of the goverment.
(b) The turmoil among the working class.
(c) The closing of health clinics.
(d) The growing dysentry epidemic.
4. What is true of Paul and Jim in the beginning of the A Light Month for Travel section?
(a) The have less financial pressure and too much time on their hands.
(b) Both suffer deaths in their families.
(c) Both have contracted illnesses.
(d) They have to much to do and too little time.
5. 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) AIDS encourages the spread of TB.
(d) He believes a cure is close to being found.
6. What type of doctors does Paul Farmer says he wants to work at his clinic in A Light Month for Travel?
(a) Indigenous Haitians.
(b) Women and minorities.
(c) People as driven as himself.
(d) People less driven than himself.
7. Who is Serena Koenig?
(a) A doctor with Doctors without Borders.
(b) A missionary from South Carolina.
(c) A lawyer from the Gates Foundation.
(d) A member of the Lascahobas team.
8. What is Paul Farmer's opinion on the role of the rich in poverty?
(a) Until the rich are forced to live like paupers, nothing will ever change.
(b) Rich people are obligated to care for the poor.
(c) While they can't be blamed, they must act now.
(d) The rich create it and encourage poverty by their lack of response.
9. What does Paul Farmer say the world needs to care less about in order to create successes like those in Haiti?
(a) Wealth and designer clothes.
(b) Power and on-up-man-ship.
(c) Hollywood and the policital machine.
(d) Finances and politics.
10. What does Paul Farmer do when he has a case that is too complicated or outside of his specialty?
(a) He flies Dr. Ramirez in from Peru.
(b) He flies patients to Boston for treatment.
(c) He flies patients to Peru for treatment.
(d) He flies Dr. Flickinger in from Boston.
11. What does Paul Farmer write to Tracy Kidder in regards to the blood bank in Cange?
(a) There will be no more weeping over blood.
(b) Lifeblood has finally arrived.
(c) This is the type of bank that supports humanity.
(d) It is the result of a dream partnership.
12. What are PIHers?
(a) Patients at Zanmi Lasante.
(b) Financial contributors to PIH.
(c) Those who believe in the PIH mission.
(d) Staff who work for Paul.
13. How much money does Paul Farmer borrow to pay for the 2002 expansion while waiting for the Global Fund money to arrive?
(a) $10 million.
(c) $2 million.
14. Where does Paul Farmer plan to start his expansion in 2002?
(a) The central plateau.
(b) The northern city limit.
(c) The southern provinces.
(d) The inner city.
15. What do Paul and the Partners in Health staff say they knew about their goal after receiving the Gates endowment?
(a) That it will be a challenge to meet this goal, despite large amounts of money.
(b) That it will take all the funds to meet the goal.
(c) That they will reach their goal well before its deadline.
(d) That they can focus on the goal now that the financial stress is gone.
Short Answer Questions
1. With what entity does the Russian branch of PIH negotiate a loan?
2. Who is Peggy McAvoy?
3. What is the cost when Paul Farmer seeks treatment for cases that are too complicated or outside of his specialty?
4. How does Paul Farmer channel his anger, according to Tracy Kidder?
5. Where does the US military detain infected Haitians in an effort to stop the spread of AIDS?
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