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The Moral Issue of Having Poverty Amongst Affluence

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Which of these is the best example of poverty?

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1. What is the best example of a minimum level of affluence?

2. Why is simply sending food to famine-stricken countries bad for long-term development?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll be tested on how much you know about moral issues associated with the presence of poverty amongst affluence. Quiz questions will address key subjects like an example of poverty and a minimum level of affluence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Determine what you know about:

  • The reason why sending food to countries can be bad for development
  • A location where poverty has been reduced with community involvement
  • Poverty levels among the Bedouin in Saudi Arabia

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an example of a minimum level of affluence and the reason why sending food to countries experiencing famine is bad for development
  • Making connections - use your understanding of poverty to name an example of a place where community involvement reduced the amount of poverty
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Bedouin in Saudi Arabia and the way we know they're not all in poverty

Additional Learning

For more on morality and economic resources, you can read or watch the lesson titled The Moral Issue of Having Poverty Amongst Affluence. These areas of study will be explored:

  • Definitions of poverty and affluence
  • Worldwide measurement of poverty
  • Poverty-stricken individuals in affluent societies
  • The most effective strategies for combating poverty
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