Quiz on SDG 11 “Sustainable Cities and Communities”

Let’s learn about SDG 11 i.e. Sustainable Cities & Communities through this short quiz.

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Q. 1 When is World Cities Day celebrated every year?

Answer Detail: The United Nations General Assembly, on 27 December 2013, designated 31 October as World Cities Day. This Day is expected to promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, push forward cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities to address challenges relating to urbanization and to contribute to sustainable urban development around the world.

Q. 2 The World Urban Forum (WUF) was established in which year?

Answer Detail: The World Urban Forum (WUF) is the premier global conference on sustainable urbanization. It was established in 2001 by the UN to examine one of the most pressing issues facing the world today i.e. rapid urbanization and its impact on communities, cities, economies, climate change and policies.

Q. 3 UN-Habitat’s COVID-19 Policy and Programme Framework provides guidance for action at which level?

Answer Detail: UN-Habitat’s COVID-19 Policy and Programme Framework provides guidance for global, regional and country-level action.

Q. 4 Cities occupy how much proportion of the earth?

Answer Detail: Cities occupy 3% of the Earth’s land - an increase of at least 50% over previous estimates.

Q. 5 True or False?

Rapid urbanization exerts pressure on the environment.

Answer Detail: Rapid urbanization is exerting pressure on fresh water supplies, sewage, the living environment, and public health.