1) The threshold for extreme poverty was set at $1.90 per day in 2015. 40% of people lived in extreme poverty in 1990. How many people now live in extreme poverty? a) 10% b) 30% c) 50% 2) On a global scale, do we produce enough food to feed everyone? a) No, we need to produce more. b) Yes, but it is unequally distributed & not everyone has access. c) It depends on the year. 3) On a global scale, what is the average life expectancy? a) 51 years b) 61 years c) 71 years 4) On a global scale, how many adults are unable to read and write? a) 20% b) 30% c) 40% 5) Only two countries in the world had more women than men in parliament in 2017. Which two? a) India (South Asia) & Germany (Western Europe) b) Rwanda (East Africa) & Bolivia (South America) c) France & Norway (Europe) 6) On a global scale, how many people do not have access to clean and sanitary toilets? a) 10% b) 25% c) 33% d) 50% 7) Which of the following is capable of producing clean energy, or energy that produces a small quantity of pollutants relative to other energy sources? a) coal b) nuclear c) oil d) sun 8) Which best describes the link between employment and climate change? a) The transition to a carbon neutral economy threatens a number of areas such as agriculture, the car industry and fossil fuels, etc. b) The green economy is creating new occupations and new jobs. c) Both are true. 9) On a global scale, 43% of the population had access to the internet in 2017. What share of the population in the least developed countries has no internet access?  a) 55% b) 75% c) 95% 10) Of the following world regions, which had the highest average income inequality between 1988-2013? a) Sub-Saharan Africa b) Latin America and the Caribbean c) South Asia 11) Rapid urbanization, especially in cities in the semi-periphery and periphery, puts pressure on all of the following EXCEPT a) water supplies b) public health c) economic growth 12) By what date in 2017 had humankind consumed more natural resources than the planet was capable of producing? a) May 18 b) August 2 c) October 4 13) What percentage of greenhouse gas emissions are due to agriculture? a) 24% b) 37% c) 52% 14) What proportion of commercial fisheries are over or fully exploited? a) 2% b) 51% c) 80% 15) What is the main reason for deforestation? a) to make paper b) to increase farmland c) to burn wood for fuel 16) What do the US, Russia, China, the UK, and France have in common? a) They sell the most arms (weapons) in the world. b) They are the most significant contributors of money to the UN peacekeeping budget. c) Both are true. 17) Held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, the earth summit set three pillars of sustainable development, which were incorporated when the Sustainable Development Goals were set in 2015. They include a) financial power, regulation of global trade, and control of the media b) education, agriculture, and health c) economic progress, social well-being, and environmental protection





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