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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do some prominent voices in the US Government continue to argue cannot be done in 2002?
(a) Treat AIDS in desperately impoverished places.
(b) Treat MDR-TB in unstable governments.
(c) Treat AIDS in unstable governments.
(d) Treat MDR-TB in desperately impoverished places.
2. 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) They were fed poorly, forced into long lasting contraceptive use, and beaten.
(c) Over half of the surviving patients volunteered at Zanmi Lasante.
(d) They were treated well and Paul was allowed to treat them regularly.
3. What does the book say Paul Farmer earned a reputation for by the late 1990s?
(a) His fundraising-by-guilt tactics.
(b) A relentless lobbyist for the poor.
(c) A specialist in the field of TB.
(d) His unorthodox epidemiological views.
4. Who gives the Russian Ministry of Health a $150 million dollar loan to fight the tuberculosis epidemic in 2002?
(a) Tom White.
(b) The Central Bank of the Russian Federation.
(c) The World Bank.
(d) The Bank of Boston.
5. What happens to the prices of antiretroviral drugs in 2002?
(a) They go up and down continually.
(b) They remain the same.
(c) They decline.
(d) They rise.
6. What is the outcome for the patient named John that Paul Farmer refers for treatment in the O for the P?
(a) He lives for several more years.
(b) He receives treatment at the last possible moment.
(c) He lives to become an old man and a staff member at Zanmi Lasante.
(d) He dies.
7. What is true of the Haitian government in 2000, according to Mountains beyond Mountains?
(a) It shows signs of strength and unity.
(b) It is tyrannical.
(c) It is crumbling and at risk.
(d) It is not well supported.
8. After "beefing up" what is true of the Lascahobas facility?
(a) It treats 200-300 patients a day.
(b) It costs $1,000 per day to maintain.
(c) It is used as an education facility for local residents.
(d) It holds 200-300 prisoners.
9. Where does Paul Farmer plan to start his expansion in 2002?
(a) The northern city limit.
(b) The central plateau.
(c) The southern provinces.
(d) The inner city.
10. What type of doctors does Paul Farmer says he wants to work at his clinic in A Light Month for Travel?
(a) People as driven as himself.
(b) People less driven than himself.
(c) Women and minorities.
(d) Indigenous Haitians.
11. 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) Pere Lafountain.
(b) Paul Farmer.
(d) Jim Yong Kim.
12. What is Paul Farmer's desire, as stated in the O to the P section?
(a) To cure the world.
(b) To inspire the world to heal.
(c) To create a small example for the world.
(d) The cure Haiti.
13. What belief does the author say Paul Farmer instills in people?
(a) A belief that money corrupts.
(b) A united belief that something better is possible.
(c) A belief that we are all connected.
(d) A belief in their obligation and ability.
14. 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 tuberculosis.
(d) AIDS and HIV.
15. What happens to the prices of second line antibiotics after World Health Organization's new policies for MDR-TB in 2002?
(a) They decline.
(b) They go up and down continually.
(c) They rise.
(d) They remain the same.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the O to the P it is said that Paul Farmer was conscious of corporate etiquette but . . .
2. Who does the new director of the World Health Organization ask to serve as his senior advisor in 2003?
3. What religion does the book say that Paul Farmer struggled with?
4. Where are the two characters in Mountains Beyond Mountains headed at the end of the story?
5. What resulted from the case of John that is told in the O for the P?
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