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NEWS QUIZ
Week 25
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.

time-iconLesson duration is: 15 min

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 25
Schoolyear 2023-2024

Slide 1 - Slide


Which party leader has done a gameshow approach to the elections with interviews in spinning tea cups and tumbling into a pool in water park Warwickshire live on the BBC?
A
Rishi Sunak
B
Keir Starmer
C
Stephen Flynn
D
Ed Davey

Slide 2 - Quiz


Why is the global spending on nuclear weapons up 13%?
A
To update aging nuclear arsenals
B
Because of the increased defence budgets in the US
C
As a means to project strength
D
To maintain a strategic advantage

Slide 3 - Quiz


Who has been re-elected as president of South Africa?
A
Nelson Mandela
B
Mmusi Maimane
C
Jacob Zuma
D
Cyril Ramaphosa

Slide 4 - Quiz


At which event did Princess Kate of England make her first public appearance since her cancer diagnosis?
A
Remembrance Day
B
80th Anniversary of D-Day
C
Trooping the Colour
D
UK Elections

Slide 5 - Quiz


Which revival of Stephen Sondheimโ€™s musical won for best revival musical at the Tony Awards 2024?
A
Merrily We Roll Along
B
Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club
C
Into the Woods
D
Sweeney Todd

Slide 6 - Quiz


Due to the war, Russia is facing a significant labor shortage. Which country is Putin visiting to discuss the supply of not only weapons but also migrant workers?
A
Vietnam
B
North Korea
C
South Korea
D
China

Slide 7 - Quiz


Near which mountain will an entrance gate be installed to prevent mass tourism?
A
Himalayan mountains
B
Mount Everest
C
The Alps
D
Mount Fuji

Slide 8 - Quiz


What was found in an untouched 2,000-year-old Roman tomb?
A
Wine in an urn
B
Roman Coins
C
A statue of Senicio
D
A crystal bottle

Slide 9 - Quiz


Which Justin was arrested by police in New York for drink-driving?
A
Justin Bieber (singer)
B
Justin Timberlake (singer)
C
Justin Trudeau (politician)
D
Justin Gatlin (athlete)

Slide 10 - Quiz


How many pieces of plastic are washed ashore on Eastern Island each hour?
A
85 pieces
B
265 pieces
C
500 pieces
D
850 pieces

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