Spring photo quiz

A varied and engaging photo quiz discussing topical events.

Message of Support for New Zealand Shooting
11 - 16
Lesson plan
PSHE, Tutor time
Newsthink, Humanitarianism and the Red Cross, Disasters and emergencies

The end of term is the perfect time to reflect and think about the events that have happened so far this year. This quiz looks at seven striking photographs to discuss significant events including the recent tragic shootings in New Zealand, knife crime, the conflict in Yemen and International Women’s Day. With opening photo questions, multiple choice, engaging quotes, and discussion questions, learners will be encouraged to consider these topics from a humanitarian angle.

Suggested age range: 11–16
Curriculum links: PSHE, Citizenship, Tutor time

Learning objectives

  • review some of the significant news stories from the past three months
  • consider a variety of news events
  • form opinions on different topics
  • discuss various humanitarian issues.

Resource overview

1. Quiz instructions
How to run the quiz, and advice on scoring. 
2. Photo quiz
The quiz consists of seven topics, each with four rounds consisting of: photo question, multiple choice, quote question, and discussion. 

This quiz was written by Ruth Pope and published in March 2018.
The image of messages of support © Jorge Silva/Reuters.