True / False Quiz for Daisies and Brownies


This is a quiz I made up for a Brownie troop and a Daisy troop I visited in California, to teach them something about Guiding in the UK. The quiz can easily be changed to use the name of your country and the name of the country you are learning about.

I had two sheets of paper. On one sheet, I put a face with a smile and the word "yes", and on the other I put a face with a frown and the word "no". I then read out the following sentences. For each sentence, the girls needed to decide whether the statement was correct or incorrect and run to the relevant piece of paper. I did not score points for each question, so there were no winners or losers - the girls just enjoyed themselves because it was a way of learning (some of the questions they just had to guess - then I told them the answers) and still being active.

Questions for Daisy Troop
Daisies are called Rainbows in England. True
Rainbows in England do not make a Promise. False
Rainbows in England have a special day on February 22nd called Thinking Day. True
Boys can join Rainbows in England. False
Rainbows in England use this sign (show) with 3 fingers. True
Rainbows in England try to be helpful. True
Rainbows in England call their leader "Mickey Mouse". False

Questions for Brownie Troop
Brownies in England use this sign (show) with 3 fingers. True
Brownies in England do not make a Brownie Promise. False
Brownies in England promise to serve the Queen. True
Brownies in England talk about what they want to do at Brownies in a Pow-Wow. True (A Pow-Wow is when the Brownie Pack sits in a circle and makes plans and votes on decisions, etc.)
Brownies in England do not have a special day on February 22nd called TD. False
Boys can join Brownies in England. False
Brownies in England wear a yellow top. True
Brownies in England wear purple baseball caps with pink spots. False
Brownies in England wear their badges on a sash. True
Brownies in England try to do a good turn every day. True
Brownies in England use the rhyme "Twist me and turn me and show me the elf, I looked in the water and there saw ... myself". True (This rhyme is traditionally used when a Brownie first makes her Promise - the new Brownie finishes the rhyme by saying the final word on her own as she looks in a pretend pond)
Brownies in England call their leader "Mickey Mouse". False (Leaders are traditionally named after Owls. Brown Owl is usually the main leader - named after the Brown Owl in the Brownie Story)
Brownies in England are called Brownie Girl Scouts. False (They are called Brownie Guides)

Written by:
Liz Watts
Junior and Cadette/Senior Co-Leader, California, USA
Ex Guider and Adviser, UK


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