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NEWS QUIZ
Week 22
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 22
Schoolyear 2023-2024

Slide 1 - Slide


Thousands of Parisians take part in a free picnic on the Champs-Élysées. What is the reason for this picnic?
A
Aims to reverse decline in local people visiting the boulevard
B
To bring the neighborhood together
C
The promenade wanted to highlight its luxury shops and designer boutiques
D
To feed the homeless

Slide 2 - Quiz


An 81-year-old American has been terrorising their neighbourhood for nearly a decade with which weapon? 
A
A NERF gun
B
A slingshot
C
A peashooter
D
A paintball gun

Slide 3 - Quiz


Max Verstappen seems to win every F1 race. Last Saturday, he finished sixth. Who came first?
A
Carlos Sainz
B
Oscar Piastri
C
Lando Norris
D
Charles Leclerc

Slide 4 - Quiz


Why did Nicki Minaj spend hours in a cell at Schiphol Airport Saturday night, causing her show in Manchester to be cancelled?
A
Because of forged documents
B
Because of the presence of animals in her luggage
C
Because of the presence of drugs in her luggage
D
Because of the presence of a weapon in her luggage

Slide 5 - Quiz


Pope Francis allegedly caused offence during a discussion about gay men. What has he supposedly said?
(the actual slur has been altered)
A
He questioned their morality
B
That there was too much 'gayness' in the world
C
He dismissed their relationships
D
He stereotyped negatively

Slide 6 - Quiz


Why is Europe on high alert?
A
Suspected Moscow-linked arson and sabotage
B
Dependency on external energy supplies
C
Increasing frequency and sophistication of cyber attacks
D
Increasing frequency and severity of extreme weather events

Slide 7 - Quiz


What percentage of political donations in the EU go to extremist
and populist parties?
A
5%
B
15%
C
25%
D
35%

Slide 8 - Quiz


According to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Haïti is “on the precipice of becoming an all-out failed state”. Special forces police from what country are coming to help?
A
Philippines
B
Romania
C
South Africa
D
Kenya

Slide 9 - Quiz


What age group will be affected by the new ban on sex education in English schools?
A
Children younger than 5
B
Children younger than 7
C
Children younger than 9
D
Children younger than 12

Slide 10 - Quiz


Celebrities such as Gillian
Anderson (📸) join campaigners
in call for cheaper..
A
Concert tickets in poorer countries
B
Sanitary pads in poorer countries
C
Sunscreen lotion in poorer countries
D
HIV medication in poorer countries

Slide 11 - Quiz


So...how did the 
News Quiz go this week?
😒🙁😐🙂😃

Slide 12 - Poll

Every week a new
News Quiz in

Slide 13 - Slide