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NEWS QUIZ
Week 20
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 20
Schoolyear 2023-2024

Slide 1 - Slide


A horse dubbed ‘Caramelo’ was stranded on a roof after flooding.
In which country did the flooding
take place?
A
North Korea
B
East Timor
C
Southern Brazil
D
West Bangladesh

Slide 2 - Quiz


Why are Georgians protesting against a ‘foreign agents’ bill?
A
Protestors say it will sabotage the Caucasus country’s hopes of joining the EU and stifle civil society.
B
The protestors believe that they are collecting sensitive information or engaging in subversive activities detrimental to national security.
C
Protestors say it could lead to increased government surveillance and intrusion into citizens' private lives.
D
Protestors say they are concerned it will limit the activities of civil society groups that receive foreign funding for important projects.

Slide 3 - Quiz


Zhan Zhang, a Chinese citizen journalist, is said to be freed from Chinese jail. For covering what story was she jailed four years ago?
A
The abuse of a student by the police
B
The Covid-19 pandemic in Wuhang
C
The shooting of a panda bear by politicians
D
The preparation of a cyber hack

Slide 4 - Quiz


Which contestant from the 2024 is likely to face criminal charges?
A
Slimane
B
Bambie Thug
C
Angelina Mango
D
Joost Klein

Slide 5 - Quiz


Global violence causes
record numbers of what?
A
Internally displaced people
B
Food shortage
C
Premature migrating birds
D
Dictatorial states

Slide 6 - Quiz


The latest update from Google is called AI Overview. What does this feature offer in the search engine?
A
Translating search results into different languages
B
Summarising long articles in search results
C
Generating visual summaries of complex search queries
D
Personalising search results based on user preferences

Slide 7 - Quiz


What historical discovery was made at Dover Castle regarding graffiti on a wooden door from the French revolutionary wars?
A
A depiction of a medieval battle scene
B
Graffiti carvings by English soldiers from the 1790s
C
Paintings of prominent French revolutionary figures
D
Intricate carvings of medieval weaponry

Slide 8 - Quiz


There’s a call for a ban of ‘floating’ bus stops in London. What is the main concern regarding these bus stops?
A
Accessibility for all users
B
Safety for pedestrians walking near the bus stops
C
Efficiency of the bus system
D
Funding for public transportation projects

Slide 9 - Quiz


Despite being opposed to a full-scale invasion by the Israeli military, Biden plans to send what to Israel?
A
$1bn (£800m) in new weapons
B
1,000 soldiers
C
15 tanks
D
A missile defense system

Slide 10 - Quiz


Which prime minister got shot last Wednesday, but is out of ‘life-threatening situation’?
A
Hungarian’s prime minister Viktor Orbán
B
Czech’s prime minister Petr Fiala
C
Austria’s prime minister Karl Nehammer
D
Slovakia’s prime minister Robert Fico

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