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World Poverty - What You Should Know
"Poverty in developing countries is much wider than we think. Hopefully this quiz will open your eyes to find out what you should know on a global scale. Although created in 2002 and some of the numerical stats have changed, the answers are still the same"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Apart from immunization for diseases such as tetanus, diphtheria, measles and tuberculosis, what other activities are undertaken in developing countries to assist in the promotion of health?
developing clean sanitation systems
all of these
Infant mortality rates (up to the age of 5) are extremely high in developing countries. What is the reason for this?
water borne diseases
all of these
In a United Nations context, what does the term 'HDI' mean?
Highest Dollars Invested
Heavy Duty Industry
Human Development Indicator
Horizontal Deviation Incursion
Which is NOT the most successful method of breaking the poverty cycle?
Hurricane Mitch devastated parts of the Caribbean in October 1998. Which country was most affected?
Adult literacy rates in some developing countries are appalling. Which of the following countries has the lowest literacy rate?
Which is the poorest country in South America?
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, two separate entities, were both set up at the Bretton Woods Conference in 1945. Which one was specifically designed to assist developing countries fight poverty?
(World Bank or IMF)
What percentage of the world's 1.3 billion poor are made up of women?
Which industrialized country is the highest contributor per capita providing overseas aid?
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