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SCN 401 - Sustainability Science, Technology, and Society

M2: Poverty - Quiz

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Question 1
1 / 1 pts

Which of the following is NOT an indicator of the Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index?

  • Education
  • Health
  • Standard of Living
  • Human Development

 
Question 2
1 / 1 pts

In 2005, how much of the world’s population had an income of less than $2.00 a day?

  • 10%
  • 25%
  • 40%
  • 60%

  
Question 3
1 / 1 pts

The wealthiest 20% receive __ of the world’s income.

  • 10-20%
  • 20-40%
  • 40-60%
  • 60-80%

  
Question 4
2 / 2 pts

What are the three indicators that monitor the progress of the Millennium Development’s goal towards improving education?

  • Enrollment in primary education, completion of primary education, literacy rate.
  • Completion of primary education, completion of secondary education, literacy rate.
  • Number of university students, completion of secondary education, literacy rate.

  
Question 5
1 / 1 pts

Which of the following is NOT a Millennium Development Goal?

  • Providing access to technological advances.
  • Eradicating poverty across the world.
  • Eradicating hunger across the world.
  • Combating infectious diseases.

  
Question 6
1 / 1 pts

Which of the following problems negatively affect the students in the Education segment?

  • 1 in 16 young adults have HIV
  • Ten children often share one textbook
  • One teacher may be responsible for hundreds of students
  • Teachers are often not supported or prepared with formal training
  • All of the above

 
 
Question 7
1 / 1 pts

The multi-dimensional poverty index (MPI) provides a concise way to compare people in different countries and determine who falls below the poverty line (deprived people). Which of the following statements is NOT true of the MPI:

  • A family is deprived for the health component if any child has died.
  • A family is deprived for the education component if any child is not attending school in grades 1-8.
  • A family is deprived if they do not have running, filtered water in their house.

  
Question 8
2 / 2 pts

One of the most important ways to assist refugees in cities is to _.

  • Increase access to educational opportunities.
  • Provide them with zero interest loans.
  • Organize them into functioning small business groups.
  • Allow them time to acclimate to their new surroundings.
     


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