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1. In which country has a new children's act been signed?

A: South Africa
B: Canada
C: Ecuador


2. Since the beginning of 2008, how many children have been killed in the Occupied Palestinian Territories by Israeli forces?

A: 28
B: 50
C: 7


3. What is ombudswork?

A: A symphony by Handel
B: Another word for 'interior design'
C: The work undertaken by 'Ombudpersons'


4. What has been denounced by the Canadian Council for Refugees?

A: The enactment of a law preventing refugee families from accessing benefits
B: The 'blind application' of a rule keeping children separated from parents
C: The humane treatment of refugees by the Canadian government


5. In which country was a new 'family code' approved?

A: Italy
B: Macedonia
C: Bulgaria


6. How many Special Procedures are there?

A: 9
B: 111
C: 41


7. What was launched this week by the Human Rights Council?

A: A new range of lingerie
B: The Universal Periodic Review (UPR)
C: A cream pie at Chinese President Hu Jintao


8. In what year did the UN General Assembly adopt the Declaration of the Rights of the Child?

A: 1939
B: 1959
C: 1989


9. What, do some say, is 'exploiting children' in Israel?

A: The Regency Hotel in Tel Aviv
B: A reality TV show
C: A national spelling competition


10. Who said: "I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn"?

A: Mohammed Ali
B: Elvis Presley
C: Albert Einstein