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Spring 2021 Current Events Quiz

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SciTech.6
Env.1
Pol.5
Pol.4
ACH.1
Env.3
SciTech.1
Pol.2

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  • Q1
    May 20th marked international Bee Day. Which of the following facts about bees is NOT true.
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    Bees communicate the direction of good food sources to other bees, using a special 'waggle dance'.
    The average worker bee lives for 5-6 years.
    In some regions, up to 90% of bees have disappeared.
    Almost 75% of leading global crops depend on animal pollination.
    30s
    SciTech.6
  • Q2
    An iceberg that broke off the edge of Antartica is now the world's largest. Which of the following answers are true? (Hint: there is more than one correct answer).
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    the iceberg is destined to collide with New York
    the iceberg may have broken off due to natural processes, not climate change
    as floating ice, it will not contribute to rising sea levels
    the iceberg's official name is Icey McIceface
    30s
    Env.1
  • Q3
    After extended violence, Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire after how many days of fighting?
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    5
    100
    500
    10
    30s
    Pol.5
  • Q4
    The president of Belarus ordered a flight to land, in order to arrest a person of which profession?
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    Journalist
    Waitress
    Accountant
    Politician
    30s
    Pol.4
  • Q5
    This clip shows the Iceland, the winners of the Eurovision song contest. Which country came LAST in the Eurovision?
    United Kingdom
    Belgium
    Cyprus
    Norway
    Video
    30s
    ACH.1
  • Q6
    On April 28th, protests broke out in Colombia. Which of the following did NOT ignite the protests?
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    Poor harvests in rural areas
    Proposed tax reforms
    Increased inequality after COVID-19
    Extreme poverty
    30s
    Env.3
  • Q7
    Which country passed a law recognising animals as being able to experience pain, joy, and other emotions?
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    Nigeria
    Indonesia
    United States
    United Kingdom
    30s
    SciTech.6
  • Q8
    At the end of May 2021, the United States reported the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases since when?
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    February 2021
    April 2020
    December 2020
    Summer 2021
    30s
    SciTech.1
  • Q9
    In UK local elections, there were several successful BAME candidates. What does BAME stand for?
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    Brilliant and Marvellously Ethnic
    Black and Minority Ethnic
    30s
    Pol.2

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