Un Mdgs(United Nations Millennium Development Goals) Quiz

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Un Mdgs(United Nations Millennium Development Goals) Quiz

This is a quiz on the UN MDGs.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Which of the following conditions are sustainable?
    • A. 

      Clearing of agricultural lands for grazing cows

    • B. 

      Reduction of consumption patterns

    • C. 

      Shift to the use of wind-powered electricity

    • D. 

      Funding for AIDS research

  • 2. 
    2. Which of the following promotes maternal health?
    • A. 

      Limited access to day care centers

    • B. 

      Using high heels during pregnancy

    • C. 

      Absence of education on cervical cancer and other diseases

    • D. 

      Spacing of child birth for at least 2 years

  • 3. 
    3. Which of the following conditions do not promote poverty alleviation?
    • A. 

      Microfinancing to the underprivileged people

    • B. 

      Debt moratorium

    • C. 

      Universal primary education

    • D. 

      Absence of price monitoring on basic commodities

  • 4. 
    4. Which of the following illnesses is not a common cause of death among children particularly in underdeveloped countries?
    • A. 

      Diarrhea

    • B. 

      Typhoid fever

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Malaria

  • 5. 
    Which of the following countries is not a marginalized, poor country in sub-Saharan Africa?
    • A. 

      Libya

    • B. 

      Burkina Faso

    • C. 

      Ethiopia

    • D. 

      Somalia

  • 6. 
    Which of the following conditions do not transmit the HIV virus/AIDS?
    • A. 

      Blood transfusion

    • B. 

      Use of infected devices/syringes

    • C. 

      Pregnant mother is a HIV positive

    • D. 

      Hugging an AIDS patient

  • 7. 
    Which of the following conditions do not promote universal education?
    • A. 

      Abolishing school fees in the public schools

    • B. 

      Investing on teachers' training and teaching resources

    • C. 

      Provision for free school meals

    • D. 

      Constructing "girl-friendly" schools in Africa

  • 8. 
    Which of the follwoing conditions promote women empowerment?
    • A. 

      Employment of women in sweatshops

    • B. 

      Legislation to ban child marriages in Sub-Saharan Africa

    • C. 

      Limited access of women to high positions of power and authority

    • D. 

      Non-payment of benefits for women in informal industry/employment

  • 9. 
    Which of the following conditions do not strengthen global partnerships for development?
    • A. 

      Tariff reductions by rich nations on importation of agricultural products by poor nations

    • B. 

      Expanded access to Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

    • C. 

      Strict immigration controls imposed on people from developing countries

    • D. 

      Debt relief initiatives by creditor countries on poor nations

  • 10. 
    Which of the following situations is not a factor in the attainment of reducing poverty by 2015?
    • A. 

      Expanding recession from the US to Europe

    • B. 

      Continuing internal conflicts in the Middle East

    • C. 

      Growing industrialization efforts in China

    • D. 

      Deterioration of the labor market triggered by the global economic crisis