Volunteering
Would you like to be a volunteer one day?

Volunteering

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Charities rely on volunteers. As a Citizenship student, you will have been taught that many people work to help others without being asked to and without being paid. These people are called volunteers.

Test your knowledge in the following quiz about Volunteering.

1.
Voluntary organizations are sometimes called what?
Charities
Faiths
Hopes
Patients
2.
Which voluntary organization started in 1863, inspired by Swiss businessman Henry Dunant?
Blue Cross
Green Cross
Red Cross
White Cross
3.
What does RNLI stand for?
Regional Nautical Living Income
Reinstall Normal Life International
Royal Namesake Lineage Incorporated
Royal National Lifeboat Institution
Most lifeboat crew members are unpaid volunteers
4.
Which of these is a purpose of volunteering?
To raise money
To save lives
A sense of achievement
All of the above
5.
Susan volunteered to help tidy the park in her village. What kind of volunteer work is this?
International
Local
National
Overseas
6.
Which region is not served by 'Save the Elephants'?
Congo
Kenya
Mali
Tokyo
The other region served is Gabon
7.
Tom is disabled and can't walk. His Dad volunteered to do a parachute jump to raise money. Why?
He had always been a daredevil
He wanted a new television
In order to pay off the mortgage
To get Tom an electric wheelchair
8.
How did Tom's Dad raise the money?
By asking for a pay rise at work
By asking people to sponsor his jump
By raiding Tom's piggy bank
By taking out a bank loan
9.
What is the part time volunteer force of the British Army?
Black Berets
Red Arrows
Salvation Army
Territorial Army
The TA forms about a quarter of the overall manpower strength of the British Army
10.
Helping others without reward could be described as .......
self-centred
self-indulgent
selfish
selfless
Author:  Frank Evans

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