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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Paul Farmer's opinion on the role of the rich in poverty?
(a) The rich create it and encourage poverty by their lack of response.
(b) While they can't be blamed, they must act now.
(c) Until the rich are forced to live like paupers, nothing will ever change.
(d) Rich people are obligated to care for the poor.

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

3. What additional treatment does Paul Farmer want to bring to Haiti in A Light Month for Travel?
(a) AIDS treatment.
(b) Chemotherapy.
(c) Dialysis.
(d) Blood transfusions.

4. According to the book, what is true of the individual Haitians that were detained by the US military?
(a) Sister Juliana DeWolf set up a school and clinic to serve them.
(b) Over half of the surviving patients volunteered at Zanmi Lasante.
(c) They were treated well and Paul was allowed to treat them regularly.
(d) They were fed poorly, forced into long lasting contraceptive use, and beaten.

5. 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, ignorance, and success.
(c) Wealth, poverty, and tuberculosis.
(d) Poverty, inequality, and poor health.

6. How much money does Paul Farmer borrow to pay for the 2002 expansion while waiting for the Global Fund money to arrive?
(a) $500,000.
(b) $250,000.
(c) $10 million.
(d) $2 million.

7. Who does Paul Farmer say the only men on Haiti who experience economic stability are?
(a) Politicians and poachers.
(b) Doctors and foreigners.
(c) Soldiers and truck drivers.
(d) Military dictators.

8. What best describes the communication between Paul Farmer and Jim Yong Kim after receiving the Gates endowment?
(a) Their communication is strained, and they pass messages through Ophelia.
(b) They communicated daily but are rarely together.
(c) They communicate by email but do not speak.
(d) They see each other monthly.

9. Who does Paul Farmer dispatch to start his 2002 expansion?
(a) French and American doctors and technicians.
(b) Haitian and American doctors and technicians.
(c) Peruvian and Americans doctors and technicians.
(d) Russian and American doctors and technicians.

10. How does Paul Farmer channel his anger, according to Tracy Kidder?
(a) With meditation.
(b) With long walks to neighboring villages.
(c) With productivity and healing.
(d) With karaoke.

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

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

13. For what purpose is Partners in Health awarded $45 million by the Gates Foundation?
(a) To erase social inequalities.
(b) To reduce incidences of MDR TB in Haiti by 70% in 5 years.
(c) To educate the public, raise funds and treat MDR TB.
(d) To eradicate MDR TB.

14. 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 Dr. Flickinger in from Boston.
(c) He flies patients to Peru for treatment.
(d) He flies patients to Boston for treatment.

15. Who is Serena Koenig?
(a) A missionary from South Carolina.
(b) A doctor with Doctors without Borders.
(c) A member of the Lascahobas team.
(d) A lawyer from the Gates Foundation.

Short Answer Questions

1. How is Paul involved with the TB projects in Peru and Russia in the late 1990s?

2. What two characters are present at the end of Mountains Beyond Mountains?

3. Who does Paul Farmer say that the women of Haiti caught HIV from?

4. What is defined as one of the problems of Haiti in 2000?

5. What do Paul and the Partners in Health staff say they knew about their goal after receiving the Gates endowment?

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