Norman Macrae -The Economist pro-youth economist -bravo sir fazle abed & jack ma
we are looking for 10 questions to viralise among a billion people so that the greatest possible pro-youth futures are collaborated around over the next 10 years or so- this is our 5th decade of restarting this search- so we welcome advice
1 Until how many years ago were peoples poor everywhere accept for those who owned all the land?
50 years ago
100 years ago
200 years ago
1000 years ago
(teachers clues 1 2)
(leadership clue - what social phenomenon helped coin the French word entrepreneur)
2 About what percentage of people have remained as poor today as all the peoples were 200 years ago
(teachers clues 1 2)
3 Which profession has the most responsibility for pro-youth futures including ending hunger and ending poverty everywhere while also helping celebrate the greatest innovation freedoms humans are capable of?
4 What started to unstoppably change 40 years ago and could make the first quarter of the 21st century the most productive and sustainable time for youth to live anywhere?
5 Which of these is true: when one generation experiences the greatest changemaking power the human race has ever seen
-the whole human race will progress on happiness and freedom
-the whole human race will lose progress on happens and freedom
-one of the 2 above impacts will occur but it up to all of us to map which to action
-its possible that not much will happen at all
6 Which of these would put freedom and happiness most at risk - please circle an that concern you
those most responsible for designing futures hire themselves out to big powers who don't care about peoples future other than staying powerful
those most responsible for designing futures hire themselves out to rival political parties whose main interest is doing anything to get elected
those most responsible for designing futures hire themselves to mass media controlled by one of the two above groups
those most responsible for designing futures connect with those working directly in communities that have the most life-critical service challenges (poverty, hunger, ill health)
7 When did the way organsiations spread information around the world first change from telephone faxing pieces of paper to being online around the world
8 True or False _ Big Organisation had 5 or more years opportunity to spread information around than the rest of the people
9 True or False - once teachers had the opportunity to share in worldwide information exchanges - the people that they took most notice of were children
If you need answers of to discuss this quiz before we automate them -please email firstname.lastname@example.org - if you have an idea for a top 10 question , please share it!