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Quiz about Peace

Quiz Questions

  1. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded annually in which European city?
  2. The branch of which tree is a symbol of peace derived from the customs of ancient Greece?
  3. Name the Roman goddess of peace?
  4. Adopted in 1927, whose motto is "Nation Shall Speak Peace Unto Nation"?
  5. Which artist in 1949 created a lithograph displaying a white dove on a black background, which is widely considered to be a symbol of peace?
  6. In 1969, John Lennon and Yoko held two week-long 'Bed-ins for Peace' in hotels - name either of the two world cities that these took place?
  7. Who was awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize "for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples"?
  8. In which country was Greenpeace founded in 1971?




  9. Founded in 1920, what was the first worldwide intergovernmental organisation whose principal mission was to maintain world peace?
  10. Give the Hebrew word which means peace, harmony, and tranquility and can also be used sometimes to mean both hello and goodbye?
  11. Which organisation has received the most Nobel Peace Prizes?
  12. Name the Northern Ireland Secretary who saw the signing of the Good Friday Peace Agreement in 1998?
  13. Which Nobel Peace Prize laureate in 1962, is the only person to have been awarded two unshared Nobel Prizes?
  14. What began in November 1957 when a committee was formed which included Canon John Collins as chairman and Bertrand Russell as president?
  15. UN peacekeepers wear what colour berets?
  16. Who made the quote: "If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner."?
  17. In 1957, Canadian statesman Lester Pearson won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in resolving which crises through the United Nations?
  18. Mother Theresa was born in Skopje, which is the capital of which modern day country?
  19. The Paris Peace Accords was a peace treaty signed on January 27, 1973, to establish peace in which country?
  20. The Treaty of Versailles was the most important of the peace treaties that brought which war to an end?
  21. Name the boat sunk in Auckland harbour in 1985 on her way to a protest against a planned French nuclear test?
  22. Who made the historic declaration "Peace for our time"?
  23. Whose motto is Per Humanitatem ad Pacem which translates to "With humanity, towards peace"?
  24. What word starting with the letter 'P' was first coined by the French peace campaigner Emile Arnaud in 1901?
  25. Name either of the two politicians who jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998 "for their efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Ireland."?


Answers:

  1. Stockholm
  2. Olive tree
  3. Pax (the ancient Greek equivalent is Eirene)
  4. BBC
  5. Pablo Picasso
  6. Amsterdam (Hilton Hotel) and Montreal (Elizabeth Hotel)
  7. Barack Obama
  8. Canada
  9. The League of Nations
  10. Shalom
  11. International Red Cross (and Red Crescent Movement)
  12. Mo Mowlam
  13. Linus Pauling (he also won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1954)
  14. CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament)
  15. Light blue
  16. Nelson Mandela
  17. The Suez Crisis
  18. North Macedonia (her parents were of Albania decent)
  19. Vietnam
  20. World War I
  21. Rainbow Warrior
  22. British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain (in 1938)
  23. International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
  24. Pacifism
  25. John Hume or David Trimble