Week 11 Final Exam Part 1
According to Shadow Cities, which of the following has been a result of “asfaltização” in Rocinha?
What is the mission of the organization SPIN Rocinha?
What is the main complaint about “asfaltização” by some Rocinha residents?
How does Lagos dump worker Eric Obuh see his scavenging work in the dump?
How does the author of Shadow Cities characterize government and NGO attempts to interact with the favelas in Rio de Janeiro?
Which of the following is one of the indicators of human development used to determine the Human Development Index?
According to Gapminder, which of the following statements describing the relationship between literacy and income in China is true?
Of the following explanations for low student enrollment in developing countries, which do the authors of Poor Economics find most likely?
Which of the following is true about India?
Think back to the charts in Gapminder to answer this question. Keeping in mind changes since 1980 for both men AND women, which of the following statements BEST describes the comparison between gender groups?
According to the text, what impact has investing in preventative health care had on health outcomes?
Which of the following statements summarizes Hans Rosling’s view on what constitutes a “developing” country?
Which of the following is one reason why richer countries like the United States have been able to get rid of malaria but poorer countries have not?
What did the studies of bed net recipients through the TAMTAM program reveal about usage rates and bed net cost?
According to the video Living on One, how many people die each year from water-related diseases?
Which of the following statements BEST expresses development critic Ivan Illich’s argument?
According to the author of the article “The Fight Against Eco-Imperialism,” what should the developed world do to help combat climate change?
According to development critic Ivan Illich, which of the following has been a result of the United States’ attempt to export “democracy”?
What distinction does aid critic Dambisa Moyo draw between the Marshall Plan and typical development programs?
What was Senator (and future President) John F. Kennedy’s challenge to American university students when he founded the Peace Corps?
Which of the following is a reason given by Jeffrey Sachs, the author of The End of Poverty, for the reduction in the number of children born to Bangladeshi women?
Which of the following is a reason why Malawians are not getting treatment for AIDS?
Which of the following is a reason why it’s so difficult for poor Guatemalans like Yonada (and poor people in the developing world in general) to get a loan from a bank?
According to Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus, which of the following is “the basic source of poverty”?
What problem with Rwanda’s scarf project is underscored in the report “Rwanda Rising”?
What does Chinese activist Deng Fei believe will be the result of leveraging “more resources from the government and society”?
Which of the following solutions is Acumen CEO Jacqueline Novogratz committed to?
A recent study on malnourishment found that 12 percent of poor, rural Chinese children were what?
Recall Annette, the Ugandan ReadySet entrepreneur working with the Grameen Bank. How have Grameen’s efforts benefitted Annette’s community?
According to the video about the company that makes the ReadySet, what is the company’s biggest challenge?
Week 11 Final Exam Part 2
Which of the following statements describes the employment situation in slums in developing nations such as Brazil and Nigeria (i.e., nations with high economic growth rates)?
According to UN estimates, by 2050 a significant majority of the world will be living in urban areas. Between then and now, in what regions of the world will most of this growth occur?
Government policy toward slums in cities such as Lagos and Rio de Janeiro could BEST be described as:
Life in booming cities in the developing world is in many ways comparable to life in which of the following places?
What population boundary was crossed in 2008?
Which of the following statements regarding students’ future earning potential is true?
Which three geographic regions of the world have the highest literacy rates?
Schools in developing nations often fall short of their goals to 1) help all children develop basic skills and 2) nurture students’ talents. Which of the following is a reason why this occurs?
Which of the following provides the BEST explanation for why secondary school (high school) is so rarely free in developing nations?
Which of the following is the most common attitude toward education among parents in developing nations?
Which of the following BEST explains how a successful “nudge” from a government can impact a country’s health care?
From a health perspective, which of the following is a major advantage of living in a wealthy country?
Which of the following is an example of a government-imposed safety measure that people in the developed world have come to take for granted?
What is the “health trap”?
Which of the following BEST describes health gains made in Africa over the last 50 years?
In the view of development skeptics and development realists, which of the following realities must be acknowledged by those working in development? Choose the BEST answer.”
What are development donors and development projects most likely to lose focus of?
Why do some development thinkers such as Dambisa Moyo oppose giving aid to developing countries? Choose the BEST answer.
How do modern Peace Corps volunteers and advocates see the organization’s mission?
What has been the main cause of development-related climate change?
In what unique and powerful way has the Grameen Bank helped poor people in the developing world?
According to Rwandan President Paul Kagame, which of the following statements BEST expresses the relationship between foreign aid and successful development?
Why do the leaders of developing nations (such as Rwanda’s Paul Kagame) often prefer to work with businesses instead of development agencies?
Chile is one of the most recent nations to go from developing to developed country status. Which of the following statements about Chile’s economic progress is true?
An invitation to join what organization signaled that Chile is on its way to becoming a developed nation?
The final say on Millennium Development Goals success rests with whom?
How are the prospects looking for MDGs target 1A, which aims to cut in half the proportion of people living on less than $1.25 a day?
How are the prospects looking for MDGs target 5A, which aims to reduce the maternal mortality rate in developing nations by three quarters?
What problem common to rural areas of the developing world has the ReadySet attempted to solve?
How has the United Nations Development Programme’s milk production program in India helped empower rural Indian women?