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World News Quiz 29/11/2018

Have you been paying attention to what’s going on in the world recently? Are you a news junkie, or do you reckon the world can get on fine without you knowing about it? Test your knowledge now with this quiz on topical affairs. Let us hear how you get on 🙂

  • Brexit is all about…

    • the United Kingdom (UK) leaving the European Union (EU)
    • Northern Ireland leaving the UK
    • Scotland leaving the UK
  • Where has a scientist claimed to have created the world’s first genetically edited children?

    • Russia
    • Israel
    • China
  • In the World Chess Championship 2018 in London, reigning champion Norwegian Magnus Carlsen is defending his title against whom?

    • Fabiano Caruana (US)
    • Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan)
    • Levon Aronian (Armenia)
  • Which countries have coasts on the Sea of Azov?

    • India and Pakistan
    • Russia and Japan
    • Russia and Ukraine
  • The scandal of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder continues to reverberate in his native Saudi Arabia. Where did the journalist die?

    • USA
    • Turkey
    • Ireland
  • Julian Assange of Wikileaks has been hiding where for several years?

    • The Australian outback
    • The Russian embassy in Washington
    • The Ecuadorian embassy in London
  • In October, a Lion Air flight crashed after takeoff killing 189 people, in which country?

    • Malaysia
    • Indonesia
    • Philippines
  • Christian missionary John Chau was killed by tribespeople on North Sentinel Island. Which country does this island belong to?

    • Vanuatu
    • India
    • Philippines
  • Which country recently released a UK academic after sentencing him to life imprisonment for espionage?

    • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
    • China
    • South Africa
  • Brexit will make UK __________, announces UK governement

    • much bigger
    • a world superpower
    • very, very sexy
    • a nation of millionaires
    • worse off 🙁

What do you think?

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