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1. How many child prostitutes are there in the UK, according to a report?

A: 1,000
B: 2,000
C: 5,000


2. The four general principles enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child are: the best interests of the child, the right to life, survival and development, non-discrimination and...

A: the participation of the child?
B: the protection of the child?
C: the views of the child?


3. What sell for just 50 in the UK?

A: Metro tickets
B: Driver's licences
C: Guns


4. Where is the primary school pupil to teacher ratio 92 to one, and is less GDP spent on education than in any other African country?

A: Central African Republic
B: Zimbabwe
C: Tanzania


5. What special event will take place from 17 September 2007 to 5 October 2007?

A: A Human Rights Council meeting devoted to juvenile justice
B: A commemorative, high-level, plenary, inaugural meeting to discuss the outcome of the 2001 Special Session on Children
C: The next session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child


6. Why are millions of children being denied services in Latin America?

A: Because of a lack of birth certificates
B: Due to extreme poverty
C: Because of class divisions


7. What were five lorries, blocked by Israeli forces from entering Gaza, carrying?

A: Paper
B: Syringes
C: Explosives


8. What could end for children, under guidelines drawn up by the United States Government?

A: Corporal punishment
B: Free school meals
C: Subsidised medical insurance


9. How are children under threat in Thailand?

A: Insurgency in the South
B: Forced military service
C: Education budget cutbacks


10. Who said: "If we are to reach real peace in this world... we shall have to begin with children"?

A: Martin Luther King
B: Mahatma Gandhi
C: George Bush Senior