The World Today Quiz

Test your knowledge of the past year….

The World Today Published 15 December 2017 Updated 18 November 2020 2 minute READ


1 Who won the Nobel Peace Prize this year?

2 The number of global forcibly displaced people reached a record high at the end of 2016. What was the total?

a) 35 million

b) 40 million

c) 65 million

3 How many square kilometres of territory have been liberated from Islamic State control since the terrorist organization’s peak in 2013?

a) 35,000 km²

b) 41,500 km²

c) 45,000 km²

4 George Saunders won the Man Booker prize this year for his book Lincoln in the Bardo, what does the Bardo refer to?


The Insults

5 What term did former White House Director of Communications Anthony Scaramucci call former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus in a phone call with a journalist?

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