Comparative Health and Medicine

Section Quiz

Which public healthcare system offers insurance primarily to people over sixty-five years old?

  1. Medicaid
  2. Medicare
  3. Veterans Health Administration
  4. All of the above

Hint:

B

Which program is an example of socialized medicine?

  1. Canada’s system
  2. The United States’ Veterans Health Administration
  3. The United States’ new system under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  4. Medicaid

Hint:

B

What does the individual mandate provision of the 2010 U.S. healthcare reform do?

  1. Requires everyone to buy insurance from the government
  2. Requires everyone to sign up for Medicaid
  3. Requires everyone to have insurance or pay a penalty
  4. None of the above

Hint:

C

Great Britain’s healthcare system is an example of ______________

  1. socialized medicine
  2. private healthcare
  3. single-payer private healthcare
  4. universal private healthcare

Hint:

A

What group created the Millennium Development Goals?

  1. UNICEF
  2. The Kaiser Family Foundation
  3. Doctors Without Borders
  4. The World Health Organization

Hint:

D