Test Your Knowledge of Poverty

February 13, 2013

How much do you know about poverty? Here are some resources for you to test your knowl­edge and learn more about poverty:

SpentPlay Spent. What does it feel like to walk in the shoes of some­one expe­ri­enc­ing poverty? Spent is a vir­tual poverty sim­u­la­tor that takes you through the choices and deci­sions that some­one expe­ri­enc­ing poverty has to make. Accept the challenge.



Poverty USA Poverty Quiz

Take Poverty USA’s poverty quiz. Take this 14-question quiz on poverty. Don’t worry if you get any of them wrong, they give you some inter­est­ing sta­tis­tics and infor­ma­tion to sup­ple­ment each question.



Half in Ten Poverty QuizTake Half in Ten’s poverty quiz. Test your knowl­edge of poverty with this quiz, “which includes the lat­est data on poverty and effec­tive pol­icy solu­tions that help fam­i­lies make ends meet.”




Kaiser Family Foundation Uninsured QuizTake the Kaiser Fam­ily Foundation’s unin­sured quiz. “How much do you know about the unin­sured pop­u­la­tion and the con­se­quences of not hav­ing coverage?”

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  • The training taught me to “manage what I have better and be more aware of the stress level it causes to not be able to meet ‘your’ needs.” (Poverty Awareness Training participant)