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Kids who changed the world

2.9
(38 votes)
10 questions
English
Hard
1

Where was environmental activist Greta Thunberg born?

Hard  8% got this right

2

Who is this teen, whose speech contributed to the passing of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act?

Emma González

Aalayah Eastmond

Kennadi Spraggs

Sarah Salazar

39% got this right

Emma González, a survivor of a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, fights against gun violence.
3

Who is the youngest Nobel Prize laureate?

Malala Yousafzai

Greta Thunberg

Lawrence Bragg

Werner Heisenberg

Hard  12% got this right

Malala Yousafzai became the youngest Nobel Prize winner at 17 years of age for her humanitarian work.
4

Whose letter to CPSU General Secretary Yuri Andropov earned her the title of "America's Youngest Ambassador"?

Samantha Smith

Jacky Jones

Lindsey Brown

Molly Stephenson

Hard  16% got this right

Samantha's letter asked the Soviet leader to "please tell me how you are going to help to not have a war."
5

Which environmental activist's song was chosen as the theme song for the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference?

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Jackson Hinkle

John Paul Jose

Lesein Mutunkei

Hard  21% got this right

6

What is Mari Copeny's nickname?

Little Miss Flint

Flint's Littlest Environmental Activist

The Smallest World Changer

Water Warrior

41% got this right

Mari Copeny wrote a letter to President Obama about the Flint Water Crisis.
7

Whose diary, first published in 1947, has been translated into more than 60 languages?

Anne Frank

Gabik Heller

Jutta Salzberg

Lilly Cohn

68% got this right

Although Anne Frank was killed in 1945, her words live on through her diary.
8

Which teen founded the non-profit The Ocean Cleanup?

Boyan Slat

John Feinsibler

Kenan Pala

Langston Whitlock

Hard  24% got this right

As of 2022, The Ocean Cleanup has removed more than 100,000 kg of plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
9

How old was Louis Braille when he developed the six-dot “cell” system to represent the standard alphabet?

15

12

17

19

38% got this right

10

Before Rosa Parks, where was 15-year-old Claudette Colvin arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a segregated bus?

Hard  5% got this right