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1. Why are Church leaders in Norway planning to revise translations of the Bible?

A: To amend outdated wording which some say condones corporal punishment
B: To bring it in line with modern interpretations of slavery
C: To include the Convention on the Rights of the Child


2. How many optional protocols are there to the Convention on the Rights of the Child?

A: One
B: Two
C: Three


3. What is the subject of UNICEF's State of the World's Children 2008 report?

A: Child well-being
B: Child survival
C: Child development


4. A report in New Zealand singled out discrimination against which group of children?

A: Maori
B: Obese
C: Transgender


5. What has a UN Secretary-General report on the girl child focused on?

A: Forced marriage
B: Child marriage
C: FGM


6. What will you get if your organisation signs the petition for a CRC complaints procedure?

A: Your organisation's name on a campaign to give children the same right of complaint as adults in international law
B: (Very valuable) autographs from all the staff at CRIN
C: The chance of winning $1 million if you enter the lottery


7. Which country needs a children's ombudsman, according to a report?

A: The Netherlands
B: Russia
C: Denmark


8. What is on the rise in Pakistan, according to reports?

A: Trafficking in children
B: Educational attainment
C: Democratic political governance


9. What is the name of the African child rights charter?

A: The Charter on Children's Rights and Childhood
B: The African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
C: The Charter for Child Survival in Africa


10. Complete the quote from Rima Salah, Special Adviser to UNICEF: "Religious leaders have assets, moral and social. They can mobilise people...

A: ...to fight against injustice and discrimination"
B: ...from the pulpit and from the mosques"
C: ...and children too"