Civil Society Christmas Charity Quiz

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Civil Society Christmas Charity Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This year the sector's had three different ministers. But how long did Brooks Newmark, the second of them, manage to last in the job?
    • A. 

      65 days

    • B. 

      75 days

    • C. 

      85 days

    • D. 

      95 days

  • 2. 
    Which UK charity made the most money from viral craze #icebucketchallenge
    • A. 

      Parkinson's UK

    • B. 

      Macmillan Cancer Support

    • C. 

      MNDA

    • D. 

      Marie Curie

  • 3. 
    In which year was the Statute of Elizabeth, the first law governing the charity sector?
    • A. 

      1501

    • B. 

      1551

    • C. 

      1601

    • D. 

      1651

  • 4. 
    Which charity did Javed Khan join this year as chief executive?
    • A. 

      Barnardo's

    • B. 

      Diabetes UK

    • C. 

      Victim Support

    • D. 

      Marie Stopes

  • 5. 
    What is the largest charity in the UK by annual turnover, according to the Charity Commission register?
    • A. 

      Cancer Research UK

    • B. 

      The Wellcome Trust

    • C. 

      The British Council

    • D. 

      The Lloyd's Register Foundation

  • 6. 
    Which charity leader counts David Cameron as his constituency MP?
    • A. 

      Sir Stuart Etherington of NCVO

    • B. 

      Sir Stephen Bubb of Acevo

    • C. 

      Peter Lewis of the Institute of Fundraising

    • D. 

      John Low of CAF

  • 7. 
    What is CC9?
    • A. 

      Charity Commission guidance on campaigning

    • B. 

      Charity Commission guidance on investment

    • C. 

      Charity Commission guidance on trustee duties

    • D. 

      A band from the 1970s who sang 'I'm not in love'

  • 8. 
    Which of the following has never been charities minister?
    • A. 

      Angela Smith

    • B. 

      Kevin Brennan

    • C. 

      Stephen Timms

    • D. 

      Phil Hope

  • 9. 
    How many charities are members of the Disasters Emergency Committee?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      16

  • 10. 
    Where does the best paid person in the charity sector work?
    • A. 

      Nuffield Health

    • B. 

      Royal Opera House

    • C. 

      St Andrew's Healthcare

    • D. 

      The Wellcome Trust

  • 11. 
    What were the total emoluments of this extra well paid individual?
    • A. 

      More than £780,000

    • B. 

      More than £800,000

    • C. 

      More than £820,000

    • D. 

      More than £840,000

  • 12. 
    Which charity gave an award to Tony Blair for his philanthropic work, triggering a petition with more than 122,000 signatures demanding they revoke it?
    • A. 

      Christian Aid

    • B. 

      Oxfam

    • C. 

      Save the Children

    • D. 

      The Iraqi Orphans' Association

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