National Child Day Online Quiz for Adults
Question 1: The goal of Canada’s National Child Day is to:
- help ensure children know their rights
- help ensure Canadians are aware of children’s rights
- all of the above
Question 2: Which human rights treaty sets out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of people less than 18 years of age?
- Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
- The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
- International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Question 3: What did Canada commit to by ratifying the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in 1991?
- Realizing the rights of people under 18 years of age to be treated with dignity and respect
- Ensuring that Canadian legislation, policies, and programs are consistent with the obligations under the UNCRC
- Both a and b
Question 4: How many countries have ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child?
- All countries
Question 5: Child rights apply to anyone who is:
- 12 years and under
- 16 years and under
- Below the age of 18 years
- 21 years and under
Question 6: Children who are capable of forming their own views have the right to express those views in all matters that affect them.
Question 7: When a child spreads a rumour about a classmate through Facebook, they may be violating their classmate’s basic rights.
Question 8: The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child makes specific references to Aboriginal children.
Question 9: A young person who applies and gets accepted into a university should have access to scholarships or loans so they can attend.
Question 10: When parents separate or divorce and there is a need to determine the parenting arrangements for the child, the courts must consider what is in the best interests of the child’s parents.
Question 11: A child 16 years of age can join the Canadian Armed Forces.