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1Social Studies 11/Ms Scheuer Name:
Ch 14 Review Questions Part 2: Poverty, Women, Children,Foreign Aid and Epidemics
Total Marks: 20
Refer to pages 341-365 of your text: Counterpoints. On a separate sheet of paper in blue/black pen or typed answer the following questions in full sentences or point form
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make sure you answer ALL the questions and that they are answered thoroughly.
The Plight of Women (2 marks)
1.
 
Which of the two sexes/genders has fewer rights not only in the world in general but more so in thedeveloping world? (1)
WOMEN!
 2.
 
What is the relationship (connection) between education, fertility, and economic development? (1)
The more educated a woman is, the better understanding she has of how to control the number of children she has. The less children a woman has, the better standard of living she and her childrenhave. More educated women = better economy and standard of living for everyone. This is the keyto breaking the cycle of poverty.
Children’s Status
(4.5 marks )
3.
 
What is the main crisis affecting many children in developing countries? (0.5)
The Under-5 mortality Rate
4.
 
What is the United Nation’s child risk index based upon?
(0.5)
Mortality, nutrition, school, conflict, disease.
5.
 
Which continent in the world has the highest risk for children? (0.5)
AFRICA
 
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6.
 
What is the U5MR? Half of the deaths in the U5MR are a result of . . . ? (1)
Under 5 Mortality Rate: half of these deaths are a result of malnutrition.
7.
 
Three million children die around the world as a result of . . . ? (0.5)
Poor sanitation.
8.
 
How many children are involved in armed conflicts around the world? (0.5)
540 MILLION!
9.
 
What are the arguments for keeping children under 16 years of age in the army? (1)
The population in Africa is heavily under the age of 18.Epidemic Health Crisis (3.5 marks)
10.
 
How many people around the world lack clean, safe drinking water? (0.5)
1.2 BILLION
11.
 
What is the relationship between water and disease? (1)
Water sources such as rivers that supply water for drinking, cooking and bathing are also used fordisposal of human waste.
12.
 
What is Bilharzia? (0.5)
A waterborne disease in Africa.
13.
 
How can a person contact AIDS? (0.5)
Sexual activity, blood transfusions, needles, mother-to-child during birth.
14.
 
What is a pandemic? Why is there so much concern over Africa’s HIV rates?
(1)
An epidemic occurring over a large geographic area. The ones dying are often the productiveworkers.Solutions (10 marks)
15.
 
What is multilateral aid? (0.5)
Aid funded by a number of different governments.
16.
 
What is the drawback about tied aid? (0.5)
There are conditions attached to it, which usually benefit the countries giving the aid.
17.
 
What is CIDA? An NGO? (1)
Canadian International Development AgencyNon-Governmental Organization
18.
 
Is the aid directed by NGOs successful? Explain why or why not. (1)

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