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Women in the world. Know your facts. A game created by M. Louise Herle based on Joni Seager, The Penguin atlas of women in the world, 3rd ed., 2003. Question #1 10 points. In what year did Canadian women win the right to vote?. a. 1950 b. 1918 c. 1867 d. 1819. Answer #1.

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Women in the world

Women in the world

Know your facts

A game created by M. Louise Herle

based on Joni Seager,The Penguin atlas of women

in the world, 3rd ed., 2003.


Question 1 10 points

Question #110 points

In what year did Canadian

women win the right to vote?

a. 1950

b. 1918

c. 1867

d. 1819

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Answer 1

Answer #1

In what year did Canadian women

win the right to vote?

a. 1950

b.1918

c. 1867

d. 1819

Most men in Canada secured the right to vote in 1867.

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Know your facts

Know your facts

THE RIGHT TO VOTE

Chinese and Indo-Canadians: 1947 Japanese Canadians: 1948

Aboriginal Canadians: 1960

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Question 2 10 points

Question #210 points

It’s the year 2004. In which country are

women still not allowed to vote?

a. Vietnam

b. India

c. Kuwait

d. None of the above

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Answer 2

Answer #2

It’s the year 2004. In which country are

women still not allowed to vote?

a. Vietnam

b. India

c. Kuwait

d. None of the above

Women in Kuwait won the right to vote in the year 2005.

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Speaker bonus

Speaker Bonus

Is it important to vote?

Why or why not?

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Question 3 10 points

Question #310 points

Proportionately, how much does a

woman in Canada earn for every

dollar a man in Canada earns?

a. one dollar

b. 60 cents

c. 83 cents

d. 73 cents

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Answer 3

Answer #3

Proportionately, how much does a

woman in Canada earn for every dollar a

man in Canada earns?

a. one dollar

b. 60 cents

c. 83 cents

d.73 cents

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Question 4 10 points

Question #410 Points

In what country do women earn

proportionately the same amount of money

as men earn for performing the same task?

a. China

b. Sweden

c. Germany

d. None of the above

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Answer 4

Answer #4

In what country do women earn

proportionately the same amount of

money as men earn for performing the

same task?

  • China

  • Sweden

  • Germany

  • None of the above

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Speaker bonus1

Speaker Bonus

Define equality and

equity.

Explain the difference(s)

between equality and

equity.

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Question 5 10 points

Question #510 points

Which continent has the fewest

number of girls enrolled in primary

schools?

a. Africa

b. South America

c. Asia

d. Europe

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Answer 5

Answer #5

Which continent has the fewest

number of girls enrolled in

primary schools?

a. Africa

b. South America

c. Asia

d. Europe

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Women in the world

Know your facts

In the continent of Africa, there are 13 countries where the percentage of girls enrolled in primary school is less than 50%.

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Question 6 10 points

Question #610 points

Which country has the smallest

number of people per

household?

a. Brazil

b. Sweden

c. Taiwan

d. Australia

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Answer 6

Answer #6

Which country has the smallest

number of people per household?

a. Brazil

b. Sweden

c. Taiwan

d. Australia

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Speaker bonus2

Speaker Bonus

In Sweden, the average number of people per household is 2.1,

in Canada, 2.3.

What are some advantages of having a small family?

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Question 7 10 points

Question #710 points

Which country has the largest number of

people per household?

a. Mexico

b. Russia

c. Senegal

d. Cuba

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Answer 7

Answer #7

Which country has the largest

number of people per household?

a. Mexico

b. Russia

c. Senegal

d. Cuba

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Speaker bonus3

Speaker Bonus

In Senegal, the average number

of people per household is 8.8.

What are some advantages of

having a large family?

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Question 8 10 points

Question #810 points

  • The first woman Prime Minister in the world was Sirimavo Bandarannaike. She was elected in 1960 in which country?

a. Mexico

b. Japan

c. Sudan

d. Sri Lanka

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Answer 8

Answer #8

The first woman Prime Minister in the

world was Sirimavo Bandarannaike.

She was elected in 1960 in which

country?

a. Mexico

b. Japan

c. Sudan

d. Sri Lanka

The year is 2006. Kim Campbell is the only woman who has ever been a Canadian Prime Minister (June-November 1993).

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Know your facts1

Know your facts

  • The following countries have less than 14%

  • of women in government: USA, Russia,

  • France, Italy, Ireland, Greece, Hungary,

  • Romania, Japan, South Korea, Thailand,

  • Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Bolivia, India, Sudan,

  • Mongolia, Indonesia and more …

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Question 9 10 points

Question #910 points

What percentage of adult women in

Canada are illiterate?

a. 51% - 75%

b. 26% - 50%

c. 11% - 25%

d. 10% and under

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Answer 9

Answer #9

What percentage of adult women in

Canada are illiterate?

a. 51% - 75%

b. 26% - 50%

c. 11% - 25%

d.10% and under

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Know your facts2

Know your facts

Worldwide literacy rates have steadily increased over the last three decades.

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Question 10

Question #10

How many of the top 500 companies in

Canada are run by women?

a. 10

b. 100

c. 25

d. 250

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Answer 10

Answer #10

How many of the top 500 companies in

Canada are run by women?

a. 10

b. 100

c. 25

d. 250

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Know your facts3

Know your facts

Only 12% of corporate officer positions,

and 3% of the highest positions, in

Canadian companies are held by women.

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Women in the world

Women in the world

Know your facts

A game created by M. Louise Herle

based on Jone Seager, The Penguin atlas of women in the world, 3rd ed.,

completely rev. and updated. New York, Penguin Books, 2003.

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