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World Hunger

View the animation below, then complete the quiz to test your knowledge of the concept.

1In the Hunger Cycle shown undernutrition increases susceptibility to disease and this disease
A)is easily cured.
B)only affects very old people.
C)decreases a person’s ability to grow or buy food.
D)increases a person’s ability to grow or buy food.

2Hunger in the developing world is caused by
A)one problem that is easily solved.
B)many problems, but they are easy to solve.
C)one problem, but it is difficult to solve.
D)many problems which are difficult to solve.

3A lack of adequate storage and transportation which leads to food spoilage describes
A)high debt to developed nations.
B)poor infrastructure.
C)depletion of natural resources..
D)cultural attitudes toward some foods.

4One part of the mission of the Peace Corps is to
A)help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served.
B)help decrease world hunger by cultivating food crops to give away.
C)decrease AIDS by giving out new medications to those who need them.
D)convince different cultures to adapt to American foods so there will be a better market.

5The Hunger Project, an organization committed to the sustainable end of world hunger, is
A)an United States government organization.
B)a global movement involving many nations.
C)focused mostly on hunger in Bangladesh.
D)headquartered in Uganda .

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