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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What additional treatment does Paul Farmer want to bring to Haiti in A Light Month for Travel?
(b) AIDS treatment.
(d) Blood transfusions.
2. How does Serena Koenig describe the Lascahobas situation?
(a) A pocket of organization amidst chaos.
(b) A nightmare.
(c) Disaster waiting to happen.
(d) A dream come true.
3. What does Paul Farmer send to all financial contributors to Partners in Health?
(a) Thank you notes from the school children.
(b) Handwritten notes of thanks.
(c) Pictures of children they have helped.
(d) Calendars marked with dates for the next contribution..
4. 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.
5. Doctors from what hospital donate services to help with cases that Paul Farmer sends them that are outside out the Partners in Health budget?
(a) Massachusetts General Hospital.
(b) Hospital Nacional Hipólito Unanue
(c) Hospital Nacional Arzobispo Loayza
(d) Children's Hospital in Boston.
6. What is Lascahobas?
(a) A settlement north of Lima.
(b) A prison outside of Lima.
(c) A settlement north of Cange.
(d) A prison outside of Cange.
7. How many chronic patients are either cured or in treatment due to the second line antibiotics that are made available to Peru and other locations in 2002?
8. 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 rise.
(c) They remain the same.
(d) They go up and down continually.
9. 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.
10. What other disease do the Russian patients that Paul Farmer treats for TB also tend to have?
11. Who does Paul Farmer dispatch to start his 2002 expansion?
(a) Peruvian and Americans doctors and technicians.
(b) French and American doctors and technicians.
(c) Haitian and American doctors and technicians.
(d) Russian and American doctors and technicians.
12. 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 hired an outside company to manage fundraising actitivities.
(d) They continued to pursue past and new contributors.
13. What organization controls the flow of antibiotics to Peru and other places in 2002?
(a) Partners in Health.
(b) The Gates Foundation.
(c) The Green Light Committee.
(d) The Red Cross.
14. What is defined as one of the problems of Haiti in 2000?
(a) Lack of a competent work force.
(b) Lack of a shared language.
(c) Lack of internal structure.
(d) Lack of products to export.
15. What does Paul Farmer say the world needs to care less about in order to create successes like those in Haiti?
(a) Hollywood and the policital machine.
(b) Finances and politics.
(c) Power and on-up-man-ship.
(d) Wealth and designer clothes.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is Serena Koenig?
2. What expansion does Paul Farmer begin in the summer of 2002?
3. What religion does the book say that Paul Farmer struggled with?
4. What does Paul Farmer say is more important than clean clothes during the time he travels frequently in the late 1990s?
5. What three things does Paul Farmer say are co-infectious in his second lecture in Cuba?
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