Housing – 10 point clue At the end of 2011, how many homes had Habitat for Humanity Manitoba built? a. 100 b. 150 c. 230 d. 250 Answer
Housing– 20 point clue True or False, HFHM will be celebrating its 25 th anniversary in 2012? Answer
Housing– 30 point clue True or False? Adequate shelter is a basic human right? Answer
Housing – 40 point clue True or False, Access to affordable housing is a real problem in Winnipeg. Answer
Housing – 50 point clue True or False, housing is the centre of family well-being Answer
Habitat Families – 10 point clue True or False, Habitat homeowners are homeless? Answer
Habitat Families – 20 point clue True or False, Habitat gives preference to families with young children. Answer
Habitat Families – 30 point clue In order to qualify, Habitat homeowners must live in rental accommodations that are: a.too expensive, b. too small, c. unsafe, d. substandard, or e. any of the above? Answer
Habitat Families – 40 point clue True or False, Given the need for better housing, any family can get help from Habitat. Answer
Habitat Families – 50 point clue Which type of families does HFHM help? a.Single parents b. Immigrants c.Aboriginals d. Families with disabled family members e. All of the above Answer
Habitat Homes – 10 point clue True or False, Habitat homes are given away. Answer
Habitat Homes – 20 point clue True or False, All Habitat homes are built with garages. Answer
Habitat Homes – 30 point clue True or False, All HFHM homes are environmentally friendly. Answer
Habitat Homes – 40 point clue Globally, a Habitat helps families improve their housing every a.8 minutes b. 15 minutes c.30 minutes Answer
Habitat Homes – 50 point clue True or False, Habitat homes improve neighbourhoods and our city. Answer
Volunteers – 10 point clue True or False, Volunteers construct Habitats homes? Answer
Volunteers – 20 point clue What can you catch while volunteering with Habitat? a.A cold b.Habititus c.The flu Answer
Volunteers – 30 point clue True or False, Habitat homeowners must volunteer before they can purchase their home? Answer
Volunteers – 40 point clue True or False? Habitat provides safety training to all of its construction volunteers before they build? Answer
Volunteers – 50 point clue How old must you be in order to volunteer to build? a.15 and over b.16 and over c.18 and over Answer
Miscellaneous – 10 point clue True or False, Anyone can buy a home – they just need to borrow money. Answer
Miscellaneous – 20 point clue True or False, Habitat gets all the money it needs to build homes from the Government. Answer
Miscellaneous – 30 point clue True or False, Habitat for Humanity Manitoba is the only local charity that is focused on affordable homeownership? Answer
Miscellaneous – 40 point clue Which Cycling Event does Habitat for Humanity organize? a.Cycle of Hope b.Ride Around the Lake c.Muddy Waters Rise Again d.All of the above Answer
Miscellaneous – 50 point clue How long does it take to build a home? a.1 day b.1 week c.2 weeks d.It depends Answer
Answer Habitat Families – 30 point clue e. any of the above Some home owners live with rodents (that arent their pets), mold or mildew, bad plumbing, overcrowding, too expensive rent, etc.
Answer Habitat Families – 40 point clue False, family income must be low – too low for a bank to provide a traditional mortgage.
Answer Habitat Families – 50 point clue e. All of the above
Answer Habitat Homes – 10 point clue False. Habitat homes are sold with no down payment required, interest is not charged, and the monthly house payments are based on family income. Families pay 25% of their income for housing. (Many pay more than 50% prior to joining Habitat)
Answer Habitat Homes – 20 point clue False. The homes are simple – no jacuzzis or even garages. The homes are developed and finished on the inside based on the size of the family. E.g. Number of bedrooms, bathrooms needed.
Answer Habitat Homes – 30 point clue True – all the homes are built to the highest green building standards – this is good for the environment, and for the homeowners as it reduces their costs for water, gas, and electricity.
Answer Habitat Homes – 40 point clue a.8 minutes By the end of 2011, more than 500,000 homes will have been built in over 90 countries.
Answer Habitat Homes – 50 point clue True, the new homes that are built revitalize neighbourhoods and the community benefits from: the money HFHM pays for materials and labour, the new skills volunteers learn, and from the property taxes the homeowners pay.
Answer Volunteers – 10 point clue True. The community comes together to build homes for Habitat. However Habitat hires professionals to do electrical, plumbing, heating, drywalling, taping and finishing work on the homes.
Answer Volunteers – 20 point clue b. Habititus The volunteers have so much fun building, that they want to come out again and again to help.
Answer Volunteers – 30 point clue True - 350 hours for a single parent, 500 for a two parent family. Homeowners can volunteer in the ReStore, in our offices, at our special events, and on a build site. They must volunteer at least 100 hours towards building a home.
Answer Volunteers – 40 point clue True, they must take safety training. Safety is very important on a construction site and Habitat does what it can to prevent accidents.
Answer Volunteers – 50 point clue b. 16 and over. However, Habitat requires volunteers for other things. The minimum age to volunteer in the ReStore is 15.
Answer Miscellaneous – 10 point clue False. Not everyone is able to borrow money from a bank. As the cost of homes increases like it has been in Winnipeg, it also becomes harder.
Answer Miscellaneous – 20 point clue False, Habitat relies on donations from companies, churches, individuals, and the government to build homes. Habitat also organizes special events to raise money.
Answer Miscellaneous – 40 point clue d. All of the above The Cycle of Hope is 2 weeks. Ride around the Lake is a 4 day cycle around Lake of the Woods. Muddy Waters is a 1 day event in August with 4 distance options. HFHM encourages families to participate.
Answer Miscellaneous – 50 point clue d. It depends From start (digging the foundation) to finish (presenting the keys to the homeowners), it typically takes 6 to 8 months to complete each home.