July 12 Weekly News Quiz: Who’s Britain’s New Prime Minister?

July 12, 2024.

News Quiz: Every Friday, the weekly news quiz tests your knowledge of the latest current events stories. From the historic elections in the UK, France, and Iran to John Cena’s career shift and a billionaire catching waves, see how well you know what happened these past 7 days with the July 12 News Quiz.

How to Play

  • This weekly current events quiz has 12 multiple-choice current trivia questions and answers about the biggest headlines of the last seven days. You can take the quiz online, play the video quiz, or print it out for your weekly trivia party.  
  • Click the button below to start the quiz. Each question has four possible answers. Choose the best answer to see if you’re correct, read the explanation or skip it, and move on to the next question. At the end of the quiz, you will see your score. 
  • If you prefer to play the video quiz, scroll down. You will have 30 seconds to answer each question. How many questions can you answer in 6 minutes? 
  • If you want to print out the quiz, scroll down to find our PDF link. You can download the July 5 News Quiz’s FREE PDF with all the questions on one page and separate pages for answers and links.

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July 12, 2024, News Quiz (Current Events Trivia Game)

News Quiz: This quiz consists of 12 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions summarizing the week ending July 12 news headlines. There is no time limit. How smart are you this week?

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1. Who is this man?

Screenshot: The Guardian (youtube.com)

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2. Who was the first Jewish spouse of a UK Prime Minister?

Screenshot: Evening Standard (youtube.com)

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3. What was Iran’s President Masoud Pezeshkian’s profession before becoming a politician?

Screenshot: Channel 4 News  (youtube.com)

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4. What is Project 2025?

Screenshot: FOX 32 Chicago  (youtube.com)

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5. In French politics, what is the NPF?

Screenshot: Jean-Luc Mélenchon (youtube.com)

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6. In the 2024 luxury retail merger context, what is Saks Global?

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7. How old is the oldest-known piece of narrative art in the world?

Screenshot: BBC News (youtube.com)

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8. Who produced “Titanic” and “Avatar”?

Photo: Dick Thomas Johnson, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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9. Where and when was the famous Caesar salad invented?

Photo: Keizers, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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10. Who’s this happy surfer?

Screenshot: Mark Zuckerberg (@zuck) • Instagram

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11. Which Hollywood star is a 16-time WWE World Champion?

Screenshot: WWE (youtube.com)

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12. Who’s in the picture?

Photo: Joan Monfort via AP News

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The July 12 News Quiz (VIDEO)

12 current-events questions and fun facts based on the July 5 news headlines in less than 9 minutes. Test yourself: How many can you answer?

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This Week’s Questions (printable)

Here are some of the July 12 news quiz current-events questions:

July 12 News Quiz - Weekly Current Events Trivia Game
  • Who was the first Jewish woman to live in Downing 10?
  • When and where was the Caesar salad invented?
  • Which Hollywood star is also a 16-time WWE champion?
  • Who is the billionaire surfer in the picture?

The PDF includes all general trivia questions and answers from this week on separate pages for the contestants and the quiz MC. It’s perfect for your next pub quiz or trivia night.

Download the July 12 News Quiz FREE Weekly PDF here.


We cross-checked our facts with reputable news outlets, research centers, and NGOs. These current-events articles inspired the July 12 news quiz, and we recommend them for weekend reading.

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