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1. What is a common requirement for brides-to-be in Afghanistan, yet the same is not asked of men?

A: A driver’s licence
B: A university degree
C: A virginity test


2. What has increased by a fifth in the United Kingdom in the past year?

A: The average height of 12-year-olds
B: The number of child victims of domestic violence
C: The number of students with straight A grades at GCSE-level


3. What day did the 3rd May mark?

A: World Press Freedom Day
B: The International Day Against State Repression
C: The anniversary of the Mayflower’s voyage to Cape Cod


4. What did CRIN recently launch?

A: A rocket into cyber space
B: A 12-track album with songs on social revolutions
C: The new Arabic website


5. Why are women and girl victims of domestic violence in Turkey vulnerable to further abuse despite there being strong protection laws in place?

A: Because the laws have not yet been approved
B: Because of gaps in the law and a lack of effective enforcement
C: Because the law does not apply to violent men


6. How old was the latest victim of ‘corrective rape’ in South Africa?

A: 33
B: 23
C: 13


7. In which country were at least two juvenile offenders recently executed?

A: Iran
B: United States
C: Pakistan


8. What has the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) been urged to do by civil society representatives?

A: Enhance its own transparency and provide greater access to information
B: Soften its approach to promoting human rights in certain countries
C: Provide more talk and less action


9. What has sparked concern is Australia?

A: That the share rating for 'Home and Away' has plummeted
B: That the number of New Zealand immigrants has soared
C: That young Aborigines are four times more likely to commit suicide than their non-indigenous counterparts


10. CRIN has three specialist microsites – what topics are they on?

A: Children’s entertainment, literature, and fashion
B: Violence against children, discrimination, and rights-based programming
C: Revision techniques, and oral presentation and written exam guidelines