Quiz Age 6-10

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Quiz Age 6-10

Water is the most precious element on our planet. Without water there would be no life. What do YOU know about water? Go through our quiz developed in collaboration with UNW-DPC and find out!If you don’t know an answer, you can browse the website, in particular the Fact and Figures and the Campaign Materials sections, where you can find all the necessary information. You can also do the quiz together with a friend or your parents!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      2 glasses

    • B. 

      4 glasses

    • C. 

      6 glasses

    • D. 

      8 glasses

  • 2. 
    How many people have access to safe drinking water worldwide?
    • A. 

      One out of every two people does not have access to safe drinking water.

    • B. 

      One out of every five people does not have access to safe drinking water.

    • C. 

      One out of every nine people does not have access to safe drinking water.

    • D. 

      Everybody has access to safe drinking water.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      ...one-fourth of the earth's surface is covered with water.

    • B. 

      ...one-half of the earth's surface is covered with water.

    • C. 

      ...three-fourths of the earth's surface is covered with water.

  • 4. 
    Most of the earth's water is not drinkable. Why?
    • A. 

      Because it is salt water.

    • B. 

      Because it is dirty.

    • C. 

      Because fish live in it.

  • 5. 
    The sun warms up oceans, rivers and lakes. Do you know what happens then?
    • A. 

      The water disappears into the air.

    • B. 

      The water is nice and warm so kids can bath.

    • C. 

      Nothing happens.

  • 6. 
    Where do clouds come from?
    • A. 

      When water evaporates into the sky, it cools off and forms small drops, which then become clouds.

    • B. 

      They simply come from the sky.

    • C. 

      Clouds are wafts of mist which come from the moon.

  • 7. 
    Every day we use water, but which of these activities uses the most water?
    • A. 

      Drinking

    • B. 

      Washing a car

    • C. 

      Growing food

  • 8. 
    Does everybody have the right to have access to clean drinking water?
    • A. 

      Yes, because it is an international human right.

    • B. 

      No, because this isn’t possible.

    • C. 

      Yes, but only in rich countries like in Europe or America.

  • 9. 
    How do you think water affects girls in school in many places?
    • A. 

      Girls don’t go to school because the drinking water is polluted.

    • B. 

      Girls don’t have any time to go to school because they have to fetch drinking water for the whole family and have to walk long distances.

    • C. 

      Girls have to bring clean water to school, so teachers have enough to drink.

  • 10. 
    Countries have borders, but rivers and lakes don’t necessarily follow them. How many rivers in this world do you think cross borders?
    • A. 

      Less than 10

    • B. 

      Less than 100

    • C. 

      More than 250

    • D. 

      More than 500

  • 11. 
    Countries sometimes have different laws and do things differently. Why is it important for countries to agree on how they treat and use their water?
    • A. 

      Because what people put in the water will flow to their neighbors.

    • B. 

      Because if farmers use up all the water, neighbors downstream will have nothing left to water their plants.

    • C. 

      If one country has more and cleaner water than the other one, they might start fighting over the water.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    2013 is the International Year of:
    • A. 

      Water Cooperation

    • B. 

      Water Animals

    • C. 

      Drinking Water