Photo Quiz 2017

Reflect on key events from 2017 with this engaging and topical photo quiz.

Teaching Resources - Photo quiz 2017
Lesson plan, photos, quiz
PSHE, Citizenship
Refugees and migration, Disasters and emergencies, Conflict, Newsthink

This end-of-year quiz looks at eight different events and images from 2017 and encourages learners to consider and discuss a variety of topics. It looks at topics such as the refugee crisis, Hurricane Harvey and the Manchester terror attack, with more light-hearted topics such as cheese rolling and Glastonbury Festival.


Learning objectives

Learners will:

  • review events from the past year
  • consider their opinion on different topics
  • discuss and debate humanitarian issues.

Resource overview

Each of the eight topics contains the following:

1. Picture round

Suggest what is happening in the photo.

2. Right the wrong

Choose which of the sentences is incorrect.

3. Opinion round

Consider and provide your opinion on the topic.

4. Discussion round

Discuss the question, with points awarded for thoughtful and well argued answers.


This resource was written by P J White of Alt62 and published in December 2017.

The photo shows Syrian refugee Ammar Hammasho kissing his children’s hands through the fence at the refugee camp in Cyprus (© Yiannis Kourtoglou / Reuters).