This short Children's Day quiz offers a quick glimpse into the annual holiday and how it came to be. There are a total of 6 questions.
1. What is Children’s Day?
A: It is a day created to honor both local and world children.
2. When is Children’s Day?
A: The date for Children’s Day varies by country and organization. The two commonly used dates are November 20 (Universal Children’s Day) and June 1 (International Children’s Day). Some countries set their own dates for the occasion.
3. Why do people celebrate Children’s Day?
A: As we have already dedicated certain days to celebrate fathers, mothers, and even grandparents, it is natural that we would also set aside a day to honor the children of the world.
4. Who established the Universal Children’s Day?
A: The special occasion was established by the United Nations in 1954.
5. How do people observe Children’s Day?
A: Festivities on Children’s Day include games, food festivals, commemorative events, TV specials that raise awareness for children’s issues, and gift giving. Children’s Day is considered a public holiday in some countries; students and workers are given the day off.
6. Does the United States observe Children’s Day?
A: Although Children’s Day is not widely celebrated in America, the U.S. government does recognize it as a commemorative event.