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Quiz: Students – how well do you know your current affairs?

Quiz: Students - how well do you know your current affairs?
Have you been living under a rock, or do you know your current affairs like the back of your hand? Source: Spencer Platt/AFP

As the name suggests, current affairs are never static. 

Prominent people or major events can shape our lives in more ways than we can imagine, making it essential for everyone – including university students – to be aware of the ongoings in their country and the world. 

So, how well do you know your current affairs? 

Take our quiz to find out!

Which of the following Prime Ministers was recently involved in a blackface/brownface scandal?

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Who uttered these famous words: "I want you to panic."

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This person is not running for President in 2020 in the US:

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Angela Merkel is Germany’s…

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Which of the countries below are currently affected by the haze caused by widespread forest fires in Indonesia?

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What was the 2019 Hong Kong protest about?

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Which of the following best describes why the UK is leaving the EU?

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What’s happening with British travel firm Thomas Cook?

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Quiz: Students - how well do you know your current affairs?
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