Js Modern History

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the difference between a refugee and an IDP (internally displaced person)?
    • A. 

      A refugee has fled due to fear of persecution whereas an IDP has fled due to overpopulation

    • B. 

      A refugee has not gained protection from the UN whereas an IDP has.

    • C. 

      A refugee flees outside of their country whereas an IDP stays within their country.

    • D. 

      A refugee has gained protection from the UN whereas an IDP has not.

  • 2. 
    Why did many Tamils seek asylum from Sri Lanka before the war had begun?
    • A. 

      Because Sri Lanka was currently involved in major conflict which threatened their lives.

    • B. 

      Because the Tamils and the Sinhalese were not treated equally.

    • C. 

      Because Sri Lanka was invaded by the British Empire.

  • 3. 
    How many internally displaced persons were created by the Sri Lankan Civil War?
    • A. 

      100,000

    • B. 

      200,000

    • C. 

      300,000

    • D. 

      400,000

  • 4. 
    Fill in the blank: People who the government recognised as internally displaced persons were sent to IDP _____ (5) and were forced to stay there until they could be resettled.
  • 5. 
    Which of the following best describes the situation of refugees entering Australia:
    • A. 

      It is illegal to seek asylum, and it is also illegal in Australia to enter the country without a Visa or relevant travel papers.

    • B. 

      Everyone has the right to seek asylum, and there are no restrictions for asylum seekers when entering Australia

    • C. 

      Everyone has the right to seek asylum, however it is illegal in Australia to enter the country without a Visa or relevant travel papers.

    • D. 

      Option 1