Best of The Globalist Quiz 2012
We present some of our favorite selections of The Globalist Quiz for 2012.
December 24, 2012
|1.||The Missing Women Drama
Why is the global rate of female deaths higher than men, particularly in low- and medium-income countries?
Published September 15, 2012
|2.||Sizing Up Antarctica’s Glacial Melt
If the melt-off from Antarctica’s ice sheets over the past decade (2002-12) were poured into a California-sized Jello-O mold, how high would the water rise?
Published July 27, 2012
|3.||Student Debt and the Waning American Dream
Could student loan debt be the next great “debt bubble” to wreak havoc with the U.S. economy?
Published June 30, 2012
|4.||Peacekeeping’s Busiest Decade
Which decade saw the most peacekeeping missions begin?
Published May 29, 2012
|5.||How Poverty Shrinks Globally
What is the share of the population of developing countries that now lives in extreme poverty?
Published April 20, 2012
|7.||Europe’s Youth Unemployment Problem
Which European country now has the highest level of youth unemployment?
Published February 27, 2012
|8.||The 20th Century’s Largest Population Slowdowns
Which event caused the largest population slowdown over the past 100 years?
Published January 23, 2012
|9.||Global Travel Champion
Which country spent the most on tourism beyond its own borders in 2011?
Published September 8, 2012
|9.||Cars Vs. Humans
If the world had the same rate of car ownership as the United States, how many vehicles would be on the roads?
Published January 18, 2012
|10.||Toiling All Year Long
Based on the average number of hours a worker works annually, which nation works the hardest?
Published September 21, 2012