Question 1: Happy World Children’s Day! This playground in Tulsa features local wildlife in its design. Which birds are these slides based on?
- Whooping cranes
- Great blue herons
Correct Answer: Great blue herons
Fact: The Gathering Place is a riverfront park in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with an imaginative playground, trails, gardens, and other activities to appeal to visitors of all ages and abilities. The 12-foot slides here are modeled on the great blue heron, one of Oklahoma's largest birds.
Question 2: World Children’s Day is held on November 20, the same date that __.
- UNICEF, the International Children’s Emergency Fund, was established in 1946
- The UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989
- The World Summit for Children was held in New York in 1990
Correct Answer: The UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989
Fact: World Children's Day marks the date that the UN adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child, an international treaty setting out children's rights all over the world. That historic agreement happened on the 30th anniversary of the UN adopting the Declaration of the Rights of the Child in 1959, an earlier statement of general principles that recognized children's rights but was not legally binding.
Question 3: Who is the youngest actor to ever win an Academy Award?
- Anna Paquin
- Quvenzhané Wallis
- Tatum O’Neal
Correct Answer: Tatum O’Neal
Fact: Tatum O'Neal starred alongside her father, Ryan O'Neal, in the 1973 film 'Paper Moon.' The pair play con artists during the Great Depression. Tatum O'Neal was only 10 years old when she won the Oscar for her performance.