How Old Is A Child Soldier?

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Thousands of children are serving as soldiers in armed conflicts around the world either in government or opposition groups. Some of them participate in suicide missions, fight in the front lines and never get to experience their childhood. Do you know how old is a child soldier? Take this test and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who are child soldiers? What do they do? (check however many you think are correct)
    • A. 

      They are children that are either abducted from their families or have nothing left, that are recruited for war. They are taught to shoot and kill at a very young age

    • B. 

      They are children that play with fake guns

    • C. 

      They are children that are brainwashed and drugged into thinking they're doing the right thing

  • 2. 
    How are they treated? What are the living conditions?
  • 3. 
    What becomes of child soldiers after the war?
    • A. 

      They return home from the bush when they are mentally traumatised and unable to live with other normal children. This leads to the increasing number of street children.

    • B. 

      They are loved and accepted by their family when they return.

    • C. 

      They fly to other countries to get medical care and attention.

  • 4. 
    Which countries have the highest child soldier rates? (Check anything you think is correct)
    • A. 

      Uganda

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Afghanistan

    • D. 

      England

  • 5. 
    Around how many children have been affected by this in the last decade?