Care's International Women's Day Quiz

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We invite you to take this short quiz to see how much you know about International Women's Day and about women and girls who live in poverty and face inquality worldwide.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Approximately how many people living in poverty in the world are women or girls?
    • A. 

      40%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      90%

  • 2. 
    For every additional year a girl is in school, her future family income is increased by up to:
    • A. 

      4%

    • B. 

      8%

    • C. 

      14%

    • D. 

      20%

  • 3. 
    Women perform the majority of the world’s labour. What percentage of income do they then receive?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      20%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 4. 
    International Women’s Day falls on
    • A. 

      March 6th

    • B. 

      March 8th

    • C. 

      March 22nd

    • D. 

      April 30th

  • 5. 
    The first official International Women’s Day took place in
    • A. 

      1911

    • B. 

      1927

    • C. 

      1942

    • D. 

      1999

  • 6. 
    What is the leading cause of death and disability for women living in the developing world?
    • A. 

      Conflict/War

    • B. 

      Malaria

    • C. 

      HIV or AIDS

    • D. 

      Pregnancy and Childbirth

  • 7. 
    What is the chance that a woman will die in childbirth in Haiti?
    • A. 

      1:212

    • B. 

      1:98

    • C. 

      1:44

    • D. 

      1:10

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      1 million

    • B. 

      6 million

    • C. 

      12 million

    • D. 

      15 million

  • 9. 
    What is the average repayment rate of the loans borrowed by women and girls from the Savings and Loans Groups?
    • A. 

      More than 20%

    • B. 

      More than 50%

    • C. 

      More than 70%

    • D. 

      More than 90%