Gender And Climate Change Quiz

20 Questions
Gender And Climate Change Quiz

Welcome to the Gender and Climate Change Quiz created by GenderCC - Women for Climate Justice. The information used to generate the questions and answers can be found on www. Gendercc. Net. Test your knowledge and find out more about the linkages between gender & climate change!

Sample Question

In which year and country was the first ever UNFCCC Conference of the Parties held?

Lima/1990

Berlin/1995

Doha/1993

Paris/1996

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which year and country was the first ever UNFCCC Conference of the Parties held?
    • A. 

      Lima/1990

    • B. 

      Berlin/1995

    • C. 

      Doha/1993

    • D. 

      Paris/1996

  • 2. 
    How many official observer constituencies are there within the UNFCCC?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      12

  • 3. 
    Back in 1995 the first international women’s forum on women and climate change was held with the title:
    • A. 

      Women in solidarity

    • B. 

      Climate change and the greenhouse

    • C. 

      Solidarity in the greenhouse

    • D. 

      Greenhouse for solidarity

  • 4. 
    Which of the following ecosystems hosts 70% of the world´s flora and fauna?
    • A. 

      Lakes

    • B. 

      Forests

    • C. 

      Oceans

    • D. 

      Zoos

  • 5. 
    Gender dimensions are relevant to...
    • A. 

      Adaptation to the impacts of climate change

    • B. 

      Mitigating climate change

    • C. 

      Responses to climate-related disasters

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which kind of energy production is behind much land-grabbing currently taking place?
    • A. 

      Thermal Energy

    • B. 

      Bio Energy

    • C. 

      Nuclear Energy

    • D. 

      Hydro Energy

  • 7. 
    In the EU, the percentage of female employees in the energy industry is about 20%.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Approximately how many deaths per year are caused by indoor air pollution?
    • A. 

      500,000

    • B. 

      1 million

    • C. 

      4.3 million

    • D. 

      5.3 million

  • 9. 
    The transport patterns of men and women differ, both in developing countries and developed countries.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In which year and during which COP was the first ever UNFCCC in-session workshop on gender and climate change held? (Hint: In-session means organised by the UNFCCC Secretariat and attended by Parties)
    • A. 

      2013/COP19 in Warsaw

    • B. 

      2015/COP21 in Paris

    • C. 

      2006/ COP12 in Nairobi

    • D. 

      2010/ COP16 in Cancun

  • 11. 
    Unlike the UNFCCC and the Kyoto Protocol, the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Convention on Desertification and Drought mention "women’s roles".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What percentage of food is estimated  to be produced by rural women in Africa?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      95%

  • 13. 
    High consumption of meat is very common in industrialised countries. What percentage of emissions does the livestock sector contribute to global greenhouse gas emissions?
    • A. 

      Less than 2%

    • B. 

      Less than 10%

    • C. 

      Between 10% and 20%

    • D. 

      More than 20%

  • 14. 
    After being signed in 1997, which year did the Kyoto Protocol enter into force?
    • A. 

      1997

    • B. 

      2009

    • C. 

      2005

    • D. 

      1998

  • 15. 
    At COP21, where the Paris Agreement was signed, what percentage of delegates were women? (Added information: Two years prior, the percentage was almost 35%)
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      38%

    • C. 

      Less than 20%

    • D. 

      Gender parity – 50%!

  • 16. 
    Market-based solutions to climate change impact men and women equally.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Match the forms of transport with the percentage of GHG emissions they are responsible for releasing in terms of transport.
    • A. Road transport
    • A.
    • B. Shipping transport
    • B.
    • C. Aviation transport
    • C.
    • D. Rail transport
    • D.
  • 18. 
    Prior to COP21 in Paris, women's organisations from around the world launched a campaign for climate justice. It was called:
    • A. 

      The Women's Global Call for Climate Justice

    • B. 

      Women of the World Unite

    • C. 

      The Global Women's Call for Climate Change

    • D. 

      Women want Climate Justice

  • 19. 
    The newly created Global Climate Fund is gender blind.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Our motto: There will be no climate justice without...
    • A. 

      Carbon tax

    • B. 

      Gender justice

    • C. 

      Techno-fixes

    • D. 

      Gender balance