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WK 39 2013/14 End of Year Review Quiz. 14/07/14. Question. 1. Which province in Ukraine voted to become part of Russia in March? . a. Odessa b. Crimea c. Moldova . Question. 2. What kind of animal did a Danish Zoo put down earlier this year, causing an international uproar? .

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WK 39

2013/14 End of Year Review Quiz

14/07/14


Which province in ukraine voted to become part of russia in march

Question

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Which province in Ukraine voted to become part of Russia in March?

  • a. Odessa

  • b. Crimea

  • c. Moldova


What kind of animal did a danish zoo put down earlier this year causing an international uproar

Question

2

What kind of animal did a Danish Zoo put down earlier this year, causing an international uproar?

  • a. elephant

  • b. lion

  • c. giraffe


For which film did uk director steve mcqueen win an oscar

Question

3

For which film did UK director Steve McQueen win an Oscar?

  • a. 12 Years a Slave

  • b. Gravity

  • c. American Hustle


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4

Name this British gold medalist from the Winter Olympics?


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Question

5

The Uk Independence Party had a surprising level of success in the recent Local and European elections. What is the name of their leader?


In which state of america did a huge landslide destroy the village of steelhead haven

Question

6

In which state of America did a huge landslide destroy the village of Steelhead Haven?

  • a. Colorado

  • b. Washington

  • c. West Virginia


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Question

7

Michael D Higgins made an historic visit to the UK earlier this year. Of which county is he the president?


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In which country was this photo taken in April?


In which uk city did a police helicopter crash through the roof of a nightclub in december

Question

9

In which UK city did a police helicopter crash through the roof of a nightclub in December?

  • a. Edinburgh, Scotland

  • b. Glasgow, Scotland

  • c. Belfast, Northern Ireland


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Question

10

From which NBA basketball team did the owner received a lifetime ban after he was recorded making racist comments?

  • a. Chicago Bulls

  • b. Miami Heat

  • c. Los Angeles Clippers


Which of the following counties suffered a great deal of flooding early in the school year

Question

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Which of the following counties suffered a great deal of flooding early in the school year?

  • a. Norfolk

  • b. Durham

  • c. Somerset


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12

At whose funeral was this photo taken earlier in the school year?


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Question

13

What is right has been given to internet users after a ruling by European Court of Justice against Google?

  • a. the ‘Right to be forgotten’

  • b. the ‘Right to be heard’

  • c. the ‘Right to be remembered’


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Question

14

In which African country has there been outrage after 234 girls were abducted from a boarding school?

  • a. Nigeria

  • b. Kenya

  • c. Zimbabwe


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Question

15

What group of people in the UK were granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities?


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16

From which European country is this artist?


In which country did the world s largest democratic elections take place in may

Question

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In which country did the world’s largest democratic elections take place in May?

  • a. China

  • b. India

  • c. Germany


What type of disaster did turkish emergency workers have to respond to last term

Question

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What type of disaster did Turkish emergency workers have to respond to last term?

  • a. an 7.2 magnitude earthquake

  • b. their worst flooding in 100 years

  • c. a coal mine explosion


Which country will host the next football world cup in 2018

Question

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Which country will host the next football World Cup in 2018?

  • a. Qatar

  • b. Australia

  • c. Russia


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This logo has featured in the news a lot this year. Which company has this logo?


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Answers


Which province in ukraine voted to become part of russia in march1

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Which province in Ukraine voted to become part of Russia in March?

  • b. Crimea - the vote occurred after Moscow deployed troops across the Black Sea peninsula, despite opposition from the international community.


What kind of animal did a danish zoo put down earlier this year causing an international uproar1

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What kind of animal did a Danish Zoo put down earlier this year, causing an international uproar?

  • c. giraffe - Thousands of people signed online petitions appealing for a change of heart over the 18-month-old called Marius but to no avail. The zoo says it had no choice because of European rules to avoid in-breeding.


For which film did uk director steve mcqueen win an oscar1

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For which film did UK director Steve McQueen win an Oscar?

  • a. 12 Years a Slave - The director of the movie that also won the Best Picture category, dedicated his award to all the people who have endured slavery. Click here for a 45sec video of his acceptance speech


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Name this British gold medalist from the Winter Olympics?

  • Lizzy Yarnold - won gold in Skeleton Racing at the Sochi Winter Olympics


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The Uk Independence Party had a surprising level of success in the recent Local and European elections. What is the name of their leader?

  • Nigel Farage


In which state of america did a huge landslide destroy the village of steelhead haven1

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In which state of America did a huge landslide destroy the village of Steelhead Haven?

  • b. Washington - In March, a portion of an unstable hill collapsed, sending mud and debris across the Stillaguamish River, engulfing a rural neighborhood, and covering an area of approximately 1 square mile (2.6 km2). 40 lives were lost in the disaster.


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Michael D Higgins made an historic visit to the UK earlier this year. Of which county is he the president?

  • Ireland - he became first Irish head of state to visit the United Kingdom in an official capacity when he visited in April.


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In which country was this photo taken in April?

  • South Korea - tragic sinking of a passenger ferry


In which uk city did a police helicopter crash through the roof of a nightclub in december1

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In which UK city did a police helicopter crash through the roof of a nightclub in December?

  • b. Glasgow, Scotland - A police helicopter crashed through the roof of a popular pub littering the roof with debris and forcing injured revelers to flee


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From which NBA basketball team did the owner received a lifetime ban after he was recorded making racist comments?

  • c. Los Angeles Clippers - Donald Sterling may even be forced to sell the team by other owners in the NBA league.


Which of the following counties suffered a great deal of flooding early in the school year1

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Which of the following counties suffered a great deal of flooding early in the school year?

  • c. Somerset - The Somerset Levels were badly hit by flooding. Villages such as Muchelney were cut off for around a month and about 11,500 hectares (28,420 acres) of the Levels were flooded.


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At whose funeral was this photo taken earlier in the school year?

  • Nelson Mandela - the former South African president


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What is right has been given to internet users after a ruling by European Court of Justice against Google?

  • a. the ‘Right to be forgotten’ - The European court ruled that an people could force Google to remove "irrelevant and outdated" search results to protect the privacy of individuals.


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In which African country has there been outrage after 234 girls were abducted from a boarding school?

  • a. Nigeria - government has faced increasing anger from the public over its poor response, with the President admitting that security forces still do not know where more than 200 abducted girls are being held.


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What group of people in the UK were granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities?

  • Cornish - The 532,300 people of Cornwall will gain the same status as other Celtic communities the Scots, Welsh and Irish.


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From which European country is this artist?

  • Austria - Conchita Wurst won the 59th annual Eurovision Song Contest with the song Rise Like a Phoenix.


In which country did the world s largest democratic elections take place in may1

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In which country did the world’s largest democratic elections take place in May?

  • b. India - More than 550 million votes were cast in India over five weeks, marking the largest democratic election in history.


What type of disaster did turkish emergency workers have to respond to last term1

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What type of disaster did Turkish emergency workers have to respond to last term?

  • c. a coal mine explosion - The disaster at the Soma mine was Turkey’s worst ever with the tragedy claiming 301 lives


Which country will host the next football world cup in 20181

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Which country will host the next football World Cup in 2018?

  • c. Russia


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This logo has featured in the news a lot this year. Which company has this logo?

  • Malaysian Airlines


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