Population Trivia Questions And Facts: Quiz!

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Population Trivia Questions And Facts: Quiz!


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  • 1. 
    Poverty and Inequality: In the poorest countries around the world, what percentage of a family income is spent on food? 
    • A. 

      90%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      20%

  • 2. 
    Women and Girls: When it comes to equality, men and women have equal access to:
    • A. 

      Land

    • B. 

      Jobs

    • C. 

      Policy making

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Young People: Nearly 50% of the world’s population is under 25 years of age.  Which of the following trends are impacting this age group
    • A. 

      High rates of HIV infections

    • B. 

      Early marriage

    • C. 

      Unemployment

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    Reproductive Health & Rights: How many women around the world want but do not have access to modern, effective contraception?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      100 thousand

    • C. 

      215 million

    • D. 

      500 million

  • 5. 
    Environment: How can we protect resources for future generations?
    • A. 

      Reduce consumption and greenhouse gas emissions

    • B. 

      Improve access to contraception

    • C. 

      Greater social equity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Ageing: The average life expectancy worldwide is:
    • A. 

      55

    • B. 

      69

    • C. 

      73

    • D. 

      82

  • 7. 
    Urbanization: True or false:  Most cities in the developing world will double in size by 2025?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Counting on one another: On October 31, 2011 our world population is expected to reach a new milestone.  By the end of this year, how many people will be living on our planet and counting on one another?
    • A. 

      7 million

    • B. 

      70 million

    • C. 

      7 billion

    • D. 

      70 billion

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