Quiz! 2010 UNDP Human Development Report

Have fun taking the Global Sherpa quiz on the 2010 UNDP Human Development Report.  The quiz has 10 questions. Your score, correct answers, and explanations appear at the end.  Enjoy!

1. What is the most developed country in the world according to the UNDP’s 2010 Human Development Index (HDI) ranking?

2. Which of the following is not a component of the UNDP’s Human Development Index (HDI)?

3. From 1980 to 2010, which country had the biggest percentage increase in its level of development (Human Development Index)?

4. How would the HDI rankings of the U.S. and U.K. change if the income component were removed so that only the remaining health and education components were included?

5. From 1970-2010, by how much did the world’s average level of human development (HDI) increase?

6. How many people in the 104 countries covered by the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) live in multidimensional poverty by experiencing acute shortages in their levels of income, education, and health?

7. How many of the 135 countries in the UNDP’s 40-year sample have lower levels of development today than in 1970?

8. By how much does the world’s average Human Development Index (HDI) fall after adjusting for income and gender inequalities in education and health?

9. Of the 156 countries with data, how many have primary school enrollment ratios for girls close to or above those of boys?

10. Which country has the most gender equality?

For more on the 2010 Human Development Report, see the related post Analyzing Global Progress: Interpreting the 2010 UNDP Human Development Report and Index.

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