Online Reading Comprehension Week 5
Aid for the poor
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the following Chinese words to read the article and answer
the questions below. Your work must be completed within 45 mints.
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1. How many Chinese people are still living under the poverty line?
2. Why does the author think that China’s present figure for the poverty line of 1196 RMB is much too low?
3. How does the relevant international organisation calculate a nation’s poverty line?
4. Why does the author think that China’s income based calculation is inaccurate?
5. Explain the causes of poverty.