WONDER #1883: What Are Refugees?

Question 1 of 3

People forced to flee their homes because of persecution but who remain in their country without crossing an international border are called _______________.

  1. refugees
  2. migrants
  3. missing
  4. internally displaced persons

Question 2 of 3

About what percentage of refugees are under the age of 18?

  1. 10 percent
  2. 25 percent
  3. 50 percent
  4. 99 percent

Question 3 of 3

Which is NOT a reason a person might become a refugee?

  1. They are being persecuted because of their religion
  2. They are threatened with violence because of their race
  3. Their country is at war and they are in danger because of their political opinions
  4. They don’t like living in their home country anymore

Check your answers online at https://www.wonderopolis.org/index.php/wonder/What-Causes-People-to-Become-Refugees.