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NEWS QUIZ
Week 23
Schoolyear 2023-2024
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CitizenshipLower Secondary (Key Stage 3)Upper Secondary (Key Stage 4)

This lesson contains 13 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

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Instructions

Every week on Thursday*, a free news quiz for students in primary education and secondary education. Weekly, thousands of teachers and students take this news quiz, for example, to conclude the week. However, this news quiz can also be perfectly used at home or in a pub quiz.
The news quiz can be played in three variations: 10, 20, or 30 seconds per question.

This weeky News Quiz can always be found here.

* Except for holidays

Items in this lesson

NEWS QUIZ
Week 23
Schoolyear 2023-2024

Slide 1 - Slide


According to Trump, it is 'a disgrace' and America is 'going to hell'. 
What prompted these statements? 
A
Due to the regulation of abortion
B
Due to his conviction for paying hush money to a porn actress
C
Due to the first polls regarding the American elections
D
Due to the halt in building the wall on the Mexican border

Slide 2 - Quiz


Already 23 presidential candidates have been murdered. In which country are the elections life-threatening?
A
Bolivia
B
Chile
C
Colombia
D
Mexico

Slide 3 - Quiz


An unsent letter could have changed the course of history in 1944. 
Who wrote the angry letter to general Charles de Gaulle?
A
Winston Churchill
B
Dwight Eisenhower
C
Queen Wilhelmina
D
Bernard Law Montgomery

Slide 4 - Quiz


What was โ€˜the catch of the dayโ€™ for a couple while magnet fishing in Queens Park (NY)?
A
A vault with the manuscript of The Great Gatsby
B
A vault with proof about who shot John F Kennedy
C
A vault with the $4 million engagement ring of Kim Kardashian
D
A vault with $100,000 cash

Slide 5 - Quiz


Starting June 5, the portrait of King Charles will be visible onโ€ฆ
A
Queen Camillia's left arm
B
Stamps
C
Banknotes
D
The royal plane

Slide 6 - Quiz


American Congressman John Rose will regret taking his son to work on Tuesday. What did his son do during the speech Rose was giving?
A
He tugged his father's sleeve and said he needed to pee
B
He started tickling his father
C
He picked his nose and ate his 'catch'
D
He made funny faces at the camera

Slide 7 - Quiz


Why would Joe Biden have implemented stricter immigration measures at the southern border immediately?
A
As a tactical move leading up to the presidential elections
B
To limit the housing shortage
C
To compensate for failed crops
D
Because he advocates for a 'pure' America

Slide 8 - Quiz


On D-Day, General George S. Patton was in charge of 'Operation Fortitude' at Dover. What was so special about Operation Fortitude? 
A
It was unknown to General Patton that he was in charge
B
It was a decoy army to distract from the invasion of Normandy
C
The entire military unit was underage
D
The military unit consisted solely of animals

Slide 9 - Quiz


Claudia Scheinbaum has been elected as the new president of ...
A
Germany
B
Austria
C
Mexico
D
Argentina

Slide 10 - Quiz


A young goat has been rescued after being stuck for four days where?
A
A 100-foot tower
B
An old oak
C
A constuction crane
D
A narrow ledge on a mountain

Slide 11 - Quiz


So...how did the 
News Quiz go this week?
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Slide 12 - Poll

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Slide 13 - Slide