International Development And You!

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International Development And You!

International Development Week is February 5-11, 2017. How much do you know about International Development and how can you get involved?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    International Development views countries on a comparative scale and uses terms like "developed country", "developing country" and "least developed country"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    International development is most successful and responsible when it is a collaborative effort between all parties and when developing and less developed countries have a say in their own development.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    __________ people worldwide live on under $1.25 per day. 
    • A. 

      1 in 5

    • B. 

      1 in 10

    • C. 

      1 in 20

    • D. 

      No people live in such poverty

  • 4. 
    International development is synonymous with economic development. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Both True and False

  • 5. 
    Sustainable Development takes a more holistic approach and includes other ways to improve communities while working to protect the environment and tackling climate change 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The UN created 17 Sustainable Development goals. Some of these goals are:
    • A. 

      Clean water and sanitation

    • B. 

      Environmental protection

    • C. 

      Food security

    • D. 

      Gender equality

    • E. 

      Education

    • F. 

      Heathcare

    • G. 

      Elimination of poverty

    • H. 

      Improved human rights

    • I. 

      All of the Above

  • 7. 
    Name some groups on campus that are involved with international development activities
    • A. 

      MUN Hope

    • B. 

      MUN Oxfam

    • C. 

      AIESEC Memorial

    • D. 

      Engineers Without Borders

    • E. 

      Doctors without Borders

    • F. 

      Team Broken Earth

    • G. 

      Students Offering Support

    • H. 

      All of the Above

  • 8. 
    November 19 is World Toilet Day
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Global Affairs Canada is a Canadian government agency that facilitates international development internship opportunities for Canadian graduates
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What are some ways that you can get involved in international development?
    • A. 

      Take a class that teaches you more about global issues and international development

    • B. 

      Volunteer with a group that contributes to International Development

    • C. 

      Commit to being more globally minded by studying abroad

    • D. 

      Take part in IDW activities

    • E. 

      Take part in an International Youth Internship Program with Global Affairs Canada

    • F. 

      Visit Career Development to find out about careers in International Development

    • G. 

      Visit Academic Advising to find courses and degrees that support careers in International Development

    • H. 

      All of the Above

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