Trivia Questions Quiz On International Committee Of The Red Cross!

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Trivia Questions Quiz On International Committee Of The Red Cross!

Trivia Questions Quiz On International Committee Of The Red Cross! The red Cross has been a helping for a lot of areas when they are faced with disasters of all kinds. Are you looking to join in their mission and help those in need? Take up the quiz below and get to see what more you do not know about this committee. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ICRC employs around:
    • A. 

      13'000 staff members

    • B. 

      1'300 staff members

    • C. 

      20'000 staff members

    • D. 

      52'000 staff members

  • 2. 
    The Assembly is:
    • A. 

      The supreme governing body of the ICRC.

    • B. 

      The ICRC’s executive body.

    • C. 

      None of the above.

  • 3. 
    The members of the Assembly are chosen according to the following criteria:
    • A. 

      Different nationalities must be represented.

    • B. 

      They must be Swiss nationals.

    • C. 

      Their nationality is not important.

    • D. 

      Non of the above.

  • 4. 
    Which are the five departments under the Director-General Office?
    • A. 

      Department of Communication and Information Management; Operations; Human resources; International Law and Policy; Financial resources and Logistics

    • B. 

      Department of Communication and Information Management; Protection; Human resources; International Law and Policy; Assistance

    • C. 

      Department of Communication and Information Management; Operations; Human resources; Legal affairs; Financial resources and Logistics

    • D. 

      Department of Communication and Information Management; Operations; Human resources; International Law and Policy; Learning and Development

  • 5. 
    The mission of the Movement is to:
    • A. 

      Comply with the seven Fundamental Principles

    • B. 

      Prevent and alleviate human suffering without discrimination and to preserve human dignity

    • C. 

      Encourage closer cooperation between the components of the Movement

    • D. 

      Observe the Fundamental Principles and preserve human dignity

  • 6. 
    Henry Dunant’s two main ideas were:
    • A. 

      For the seven Fundamental Principles to be adopted and relief for the war-wounded to be established.

    • B. 

      For relief societies to set up in peacetime that would be ready to care for the wounded in wartime and for an international volunteer movement to be established.

    • C. 

      For an international agreement to be adopted to protect sick and wounded soldiers on the battlefield and the nursing staff in wartime and for relief societies to be set up.

    • D. 

      For a convention to be prepared that would govern the conduct of war and the protection of human rights.

  • 7. 
    The ICRC’s mission is:
    • A. 

      To protect and assist civilian and military victims of armed conflicts and situations of internal violence.

    • B. 

      To protect and assist military victims of armed conflicts and situations of internal violence.

    • C. 

      To protect and assist civilian and military victims at all times.

    • D. 

      To protect prisoners of war and to assist civilian detainees.

  • 8. 
    The ICRC is: (Tick the best answer)
    • A. 

      An organization established under private Swiss law with a mandate and a right of initiative recognized by the international community.

    • B. 

      An intergovernmental organization.

    • C. 

      An international organization with a mandate recognized by the international community.

    • D. 

      A non-governmental organization (NGO).

  • 9. 
    Which of the following characteristics apply to the ICRC? 
    • A. 

      A neutral, impartial and independent organization.

    • B. 

      A humanitarian organization.

    • C. 

      An organization established by governments on the basis of a treaty.

    • D. 

      A private association which does not necessarily have official status.

    • E. 

      Observer status in the United Nations General Assembly.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following options describe the activities of the International Federation? 
    • A. 

      Recognizing National Societies wishing to join the Movement.

    • B. 

      Managing international assistance during conflicts.

    • C. 

      Developing and supporting the National Societies.

    • D. 

      Coordinating the Movement’s international assistance in the event of natural disasters that go beyond the means of the National Society of the country affected.

  • 11. 
    The International Conference comprises:
    • A. 

      The ICRC, the Federation and the National Societies only

    • B. 

      The ICRC, the Federation, the National Societies and the States party to the Geneva Conventions

    • C. 

      The ICRC, the Federation and the States party to the Geneva Conventions

  • 12. 
    Which emblems are currently recognized? 
    • A. 

      The red lion and sun

    • B. 

      The red crystal

    • C. 

      The red cross

    • D. 

      The red crescent

    • E. 

      The red shield of David

  • 13. 
    The emblem may be used as a means of protection in times of armed conflict by: 
    • A. 

      The medical services and religious personnel of the armed forces.

    • B. 

      The medical staff and units of the National Societies when placed at the disposal of the medical services of the armed forces.

    • C. 

      Civilian hospitals and medical units provided that government authorization has been given.

    • D. 

      The ICRC and the Federation.

    • E. 

      Pharmacies and the armed forces.

  • 14. 
    During an armed conflict between two States that have signed the Geneva Conventions, IHL applies:
    • A. 

      Only to the party which started the conflict.

    • B. 

      Only if war has been declared by one of the parties.

    • C. 

      Equally to all parties to the conflict.

  • 15. 
    How would you define the conflict involving France in Mali in 2013?
    • A. 

      International armed conflict.

    • B. 

      Non-international armed conflict.

    • C. 

      Situation of internal violence.

  • 16. 
    International humanitarian law is a body of legal regulations which sets out to: 
    • A. 

      Limit the right to declare war.

    • B. 

      Limit the rights of the parties to armed conflict with regard to their choice of methods and means of warfare.

    • C. 

      Protect persons who are not or no longer taking part in the hostilities.

    • D. 

      Protect human beings against human rights violations in all circumstances.

  • 17. 
    Who is responsible for respecting and ensuring respect for IHL?
    • A. 

      The States.

    • B. 

      The United Nations Security Council.

    • C. 

      The ICRC.

    • D. 

      The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Conference.

    • E. 

      The International Criminal Court.

  • 18. 
    The ICRC’s main donors are:
    • A. 

      Governments.

    • B. 

      Private individuals.

    • C. 

      The National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

  • 19. 
    In 2015 the ICRC’s total budget is:
    • A. 

      500 million Swiss francs.

    • B. 

      1.6 billion Swiss francs.

    • C. 

      Less than a billion Swiss francs.

  • 20. 
    The 4 approaches developed by the ICRC are :
    • A. 

      Protection, Health, Cooperation, Prevention

    • B. 

      Protection, Assistance, Cooperation, Communication

    • C. 

      Health, Detention, Cooperation

    • D. 

      Protection, Assistance, Cooperation, Prevention

  • 21. 
    For the ICRC, the confidentiality is:
    • A. 

      A working modality that aims at gaining the trust of all parties involved in a conflict so as to ensure access to all affected people, being civilians or detainees.

    • B. 

      A moral attitude refusing to condemn all abuses in times of conflict, because the IHL does not condemn wars.

    • C. 

      A way of showing support to an armed group by keeping secret the violations they might commit.

  • 22. 
    The Fundamental Principles of the Movement include:
    • A. 

      Impartiality, independence, voluntary service and unity

    • B. 

      Neutrality, independence, uniqueness and solidarity

    • C. 

      Universality, equality, charity and justice

    • D. 

      Humanity, neutrality and confidentiality