Test Your Refugee Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is a refugee?
    • A. 

      Someone who flees to another city in their country because of conflict.

    • B. 

      Someone who does not have citizenship to any country.

    • C. 

      Someone who flees their home country because of fear for their lives or freedom.

  • 2. 
    In 2010, the two largest refugee populations were:
    • A. 

      A. Congolese and Colombians.

    • B. 

      B. Palestinians and Afghans.

    • C. 

      D. Sudanese and Iraqis.

  • 3. 
    An internally displaced person (IDP) is someone who has received official refugee status but has not left their home country.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The total number of refugees, IDPs and asylum seekers around the world is:
    • A. 

      890,000

    • B. 

      2.1 million

    • C. 

      43.7 million

  • 5. 
    The country that hosts the largest number of refugees is:
    • A. 

      Chad

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      United States

  • 6. 
    The average time of displacement for refugees living in camps is:
    • A. 

      17 years

    • B. 

      8 years

    • C. 

      16 months

  • 7. 
    How many people were displaced by natural disasters in 2010?
    • A. 

      42 million

    • B. 

      25.3 million

    • C. 

      560,000

  • 8. 
    What country currently receives the largest number of asylum requests in the world?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      South Africa

    • C. 

      Brazil

  • 9. 
    People may be stateless (or lack nationality to any country) as a result of:
    • A. 

      Political change of the redrawing of a country's borders.

    • B. 

      Laws regulating marriage and birth registration.

    • C. 

      Both a. and b.

  • 10. 
    Most gender-based violence is committed by:
    • A. 

      Armed rebel groups

    • B. 

      Spouses or intimate partners

    • C. 

      Militias

  • 11. 
    What percentage of the U.S. federal budget goes to humanitarian aid?
    • A. 

      Less than 1%

    • B. 

      11%

    • C. 

      24%

  • 12. 
    Under its official mandate, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is NOT responsible for stateless people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    How many UN peacekeepers are there, including uniformed personnel, civilian personnel, and volunteers?
    • A. 

      120,830

    • B. 

      481,790

    • C. 

      1.2 million

  • 14. 
    In 2010, how many refugees were officially resettled into the United States?
    • A. 

      19,946

    • B. 

      73,311

    • C. 

      207,716

  • 15. 
    What can you do to assist refugees, displaced, and stateless people around the world?
    • A. 

      Help raise awareness by posting information to social media sites - including this quiz!

    • B. 

      Donate to organizations like Refugees International at www.refugeesinternational.org/donate.

    • C. 

      Host an event to raise money and inform your friends of the challenges facing refugees.

    • D. 

      Contact your member of Congress and tell them to support funding for displaced people around the world.

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