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NEWS QUIZ
Week 21
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 21
Schoolyear 2023-2024

Slide 1 - Slide


Toxic ‘forever chemicals’ PFAS are abundant in the Great Lakes basin. 
Why are PFAS called "forever chemicals"? 
A
They are environmentally friendly
B
They do not naturally break down and are highly mobile
C
They are cheap to produce
D
They are only used in industry

Slide 2 - Quiz


What was the main objective of the public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal? 
A
To uncover the truth and recommend compensation
B
To recommend prosecutions
C
To condemn doctors and governments
D
To reveal political scandals

Slide 3 - Quiz


Which country's president died in a helicopter crash? 
A
India
B
Iraq
C
Iran
D
Pakistan

Slide 4 - Quiz


Which rapper has apologized after a video surfaced showing him abusing his (ex-)girlfriend? 
A
Diddy aka Puff Daddy
B
Eminem aka Slim Shady
C
Snoop Dogg
D
Kanye West

Slide 5 - Quiz


Which actress is mad at OpenAI for using her voice (or one that sounds very similar)?
A
Emma Stone
B
Margot Robbie
C
Mila Kunis
D
Scarlett Johansson

Slide 6 - Quiz


What are a self-styled aristocrat, his Russian girlfriend, retired military officers and a former judge on trial in Frankfurt for?
A
Plotting to overthrow the German state
B
Organising a high-profile jewellery heist
C
Hacking into German government websites
D
Smuggling rare and endangered animals into Germany

Slide 7 - Quiz


 A feather was sold for more than NZD$46,000. What made this feather so special?
A
Feather from the extinct New Zealand Moa bird
B
Feather from the extinct New Zealand huia bird
C
Feather from the extinct New Zealand Haast's Eagle
D
Feather from the extinct New Zealand Laughing Owl

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


The prime ministers of which three countries have announced that they will recognise the Palestinian state?
A
Netherlands, France, Luxembourg
B
France, Norway, Ireland
C
Luxembourg, Spain, Israël
D
Norway, Ireland, Spain

Slide 10 - Quiz


When will the next general election in the UK take place?
A
June 4
B
July 4
C
August 4
D
September 4

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