Children's Health And Rights: Trivia Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    A child is someone under:
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      18

  • 2. 
    Child marriage is a violation of human rights that prevent girls from living their lives free from all forms of violence and that violates girls’ rights to health (including sexual and reproductive health), education and opportunity”. Further, child marriage is a barrier to sustainable development that helps to perpetuate the cycle of poverty. How many girls in developing countries (excluding China) are married before reaching age 18?  
    • A. 

      10 %

    • B. 

      22 %

    • C. 

      33 %

    • D. 

      45 %

  • 3. 
    What are the children’s rights?
    • A. 

      Rights are guidelines children have, to fulfill their obligations in life.

    • B. 

      A set of rules that need to be earned.

    • C. 

      Rights are the basic standards that children are entitled in order to live in dignity.

    • D. 

      A set of rules about how wonderful children are.

  • 4. 
    Why do children need a separate convention for their human rights?
    • A. 

      Because other human rights treaties do not apply to them

    • B. 

      Because human rights and children’s rights are separate issues

    • C. 

      Because children and young people have distinct needs and require special protections to ensure their rights are upheld

  • 5. 
    According to UNESCO, how many children and adolescents were out of school in 2016?
    • A. 

      10,5 million

    • B. 

      263,0 million

    • C. 

      2,1 billion

    • D. 

      59,0 million

  • 6. 
    What does the UN do for children’s rights?
    • A. 

      It investigates complaints from children

    • B. 

      It makes sure the Convention on the Rights of the Child is updated and applicable to existing issues

    • C. 

      It makes sure that governments put rights into action

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which are the main causes of death in children, magnified by undernutrition?
    • A. 

      Diarrhea and Measles

    • B. 

      Measles and Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Malaria and Pneumonia

    • D. 

      Malaria and Diarrhea

  • 8. 
    When was the Convention on the Rights of the Child signed?
    • A. 

      1st June 1999

    • B. 

      20th November 1989

    • C. 

      25th December 1989

    • D. 

      16th January 2015

  • 9. 
    Where does the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child meet?
    • A. 

      European Parliament, Brussels

    • B. 

      Buckingham Palace, London, England

    • C. 

      UN Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland

    • D. 

      UN Headquarters, New York City, USA

  • 10. 
    How many children die per day from diarrhoeal diseases caused by dirty water and poor sanitation?
    • A. 

      100 children

    • B. 

      300 children

    • C. 

      500 children

    • D. 

      900 children

  • 11. 
    Which of these countries has not ratified the UNCRC? *Ratification defines the international act whereby a state indicates its consent to be bound to a treaty if the parties intended to show their consent by such an act.
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      South Sudan

    • C. 

      Somalia

    • D. 

      China

  • 12. 
    To which of the following rights are children entitled?
    • A. 

      The highest attainable level of health

    • B. 

      Age-friendly HIV/AIDS education

    • C. 

      Separation from adults in correctional facilities

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    According to UNICEF, among the world’s migrants are more than 21 million refugees. Approximately how many were children?
    • A. 

      51 %

    • B. 

      38 %

    • C. 

      25 %

    • D. 

      10 %

  • 14. 
    Exposure to violence can be direct (as victims) or indirect (as witnesses). In 2014, approximately how many children were exposed to violence?
    • A. 

      50 %

    • B. 

      67 %

    • C. 

      40 %

    • D. 

      25 %

  • 15. 
    Children's mental health is a central aspect of any child's social and cognitive development.­ How many Children and Adolescents worldwide have Mental Health Diseases?
    • A. 

      < 5 %

    • B. 

      10 - 20 %

    • C. 

      20 - 30 %

    • D. 

      > 30 %

  • 16. 
    Which are common Non-Communicable Diseases in children?
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Diabetes & Cardiovascular Diseases

    • C. 

      Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases & Cancer

  • 17. 
    Discrimination against children with disabilities has an negative impact on their lives.The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities states that children with “long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments” should enjoy the same human rights and freedoms as other children.What year was the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities signed?
    • A. 

      2007

    • B. 

      2015

    • C. 

      1999

    • D. 

      1988

  • 18. 
    In 2015, 1,8 million children under the age of 15 were living with HIV. Every day, 400 children become newly infected with HIV. In 2010, 21 % children living with HIV accessed antiretroviral therapy. How many children living with HIV accessed antiretroviral therapy in 2015?
    • A. 

      30 %

    • B. 

      49 %

    • C. 

      57 %

    • D. 

      69 %

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