World Orphan Week 2008 Quiz

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World Orphan Week 2008 Quiz

World Orphan Week 2008 The orphan crisis is not a well-covered issue. However, it is a massive humanitarian crisis, with millions upon millions of children affected. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of orphan issues, and to learn more!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There are approximately how many orphaned children in the world (meaning both of their biological parents have passed away)?
    • A. 

      Just under 1 million

    • B. 

      3.5 million

    • C. 

      7.6 million

    • D. 

      11.2 million

    • E. 

      14 million

  • 2. 
    Which continent is the only place where the number of orphans is actually rising?
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      North America

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      South America

    • E. 

      Europe

  • 3. 
    In 2003, somewhere in the world, a child lost a parent every:
    • A. 

      2 seconds

    • B. 

      10 seconds

    • C. 

      20 seconds

    • D. 

      30 seconds

    • E. 

      60 seconds

  • 4. 
    What is the leading cause of death in sub-Saharan Africa, which is also creating hundreds of thousands of new orphans every year?
    • A. 

      War

    • B. 

      HIV/AIDS

    • C. 

      Malaria

    • D. 

      Famine

    • E. 

      Tuberculosis

  • 5. 
    Orphaned Children struggle with:
    • A. 

      The challenges of having their material needs met.

    • B. 

      The grief of having lost their parents.

    • C. 

      The trauma of feeling alone and helpless.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 6. 
    I can make a difference by:
    • A. 

      Informing my friends and family about the orphan crisis

    • B. 

      Participating in World Orphan Week

    • C. 

      Sending this quiz on to others

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    By Becoming a Friend during World Orphan Week 2008 you can:
    • A. 

      Help raise awareness for orphan's needs.

    • B. 

      Help raise funds to provide orphans with a brighter future.

    • C. 

      Support SOS Children's Villages, the World's Largest Orphan Charity.

    • D. 

      All of the Above!