UK Charities Quiz - CAFOD 01 (Questions)

CAFOD is a UK based international aid agency working to alleviate poverty and suffering in developing countries. It is funded by the Catholic community in England and Wales, the UK government and by donations. Find out more by playing our quiz.

1. What does CAFOD stand for?
[ ] Catholic Agency for Overseas Development
[ ] Catholic Aid for Overseas Development
[ ] Catholic Fund for Overseas Development
[ ] Catholics for Overseas Development
2. How many countries does CAFOD work in?
[ ] 50 programmes in over 30 countries
[ ] 100 programmes in over 15 countries
[ ] 250 programmes in over 25 countries
[ ] 500 programmes in over 40 countries
3. From whom does CAFOD raise its money?
[ ] Catholics in England and Wales
[ ] Governments
[ ] Other institutions
[ ] All of the above
4. How much was CAFOD’s income in 2009-10?
[ ] 28.9 million
[ ] 41.8 million
[ ] 49.1 million
[ ] 56.3 million
5. How many CAFOD volunteers are there in England & Wales?
[ ] Fewer than 250
[ ] Between 250 and 2,000
[ ] Between 2,000 and 3,500
[ ] More than 3,500
6. When and how did CAFOD start?
[ ] 1960 – emergency in Dominica
[ ] 1965 – idea from the Bishops
[ ] 1966 – to celebrate the World Cup
[ ] 1967 – in response to Populorum Progressio
7. How does CAFOD use its funding?
[ ] To promote long-term development and raise awareness
[ ] To respond to emergencies
[ ] To speak out on behalf of poor communities
[ ] All of the above
8. What is Caritas International?
[ ] A Catholic airline
[ ] A network for international rescue of Catholics
[ ] A network of 162 Catholic relief & development organisations
[ ] The Vatican football team
9. CAFOD's 'Get down to business' campaign says 'Act big, think .......
[ ] CAFOD
[ ] creatively
[ ] global
[ ] small
10. What is the name of CAFOD's ten-year strategy?
[ ] Just a Minute
[ ] Just Go With It
[ ] Just In Time
[ ] Just One World

Find more information at the CAFOD website. Many thanks to Kathleen O'Brien at CAFOD.

UK Charities Quiz - CAFOD 01 (Answers)
1. What does CAFOD stand for?
[x] Catholic Agency for Overseas Development
[ ] Catholic Aid for Overseas Development
[ ] Catholic Fund for Overseas Development
[ ] Catholics for Overseas Development
2. How many countries does CAFOD work in?
[ ] 50 programmes in over 30 countries
[ ] 100 programmes in over 15 countries
[ ] 250 programmes in over 25 countries
[x] 500 programmes in over 40 countries
3. From whom does CAFOD raise its money?
[ ] Catholics in England and Wales
[ ] Governments
[ ] Other institutions
[x] All of the above
About two thirds of CAFOD's total income comes from individuals and communities in England and Wales
4. How much was CAFOD’s income in 2009-10?
[ ] 28.9 million
[ ] 41.8 million
[x] 49.1 million
[ ] 56.3 million
People's generosity in response to the earthquake in Haiti resulted in over £5m from CAFOD supporters directly, and an extra £3m from the public via the Disasters Emergency Committee
5. How many CAFOD volunteers are there in England & Wales?
[ ] Fewer than 250
[ ] Between 250 and 2,000
[ ] Between 2,000 and 3,500
[x] More than 3,500
6. When and how did CAFOD start?
[x] 1960 – emergency in Dominica
[ ] 1965 – idea from the Bishops
[ ] 1966 – to celebrate the World Cup
[ ] 1967 – in response to Populorum Progressio
A group of Catholic lay women from the Catholic Women's League (CWL) and the Union of Catholic Mothers (UCM) heard about children dying because of a lack of even the most basic healthcare in the Caribbean island of Dominica
7. How does CAFOD use its funding?
[ ] To promote long-term development and raise awareness
[ ] To respond to emergencies
[ ] To speak out on behalf of poor communities
[x] All of the above
8. What is Caritas International?
[ ] A Catholic airline
[ ] A network for international rescue of Catholics
[x] A network of 162 Catholic relief & development organisations
[ ] The Vatican football team
Agencies like CAFOD in England and Wales, SCIAF in Scotland and Trocaire in Ireland are part of Caritas
9. CAFOD's 'Get down to business' campaign says 'Act big, think .......
[ ] CAFOD
[ ] creatively
[ ] global
[x] small
It is all about supporting small businesses throughout the world like market stall holders, tea shop owners, fishermen, and coffee pickers
10. What is the name of CAFOD's ten-year strategy?
[ ] Just a Minute
[ ] Just Go With It
[ ] Just In Time
[x] Just One World