Here are the answers to our November quiz on key news topics, plus some additional background information

1. What country experienced a military coup?

Answer: a

Additional notes: On October 25, 2021, Sudanese military took control of the government in a military coup. Government ministers, members of political parties, journalists, human rights activists and protest leaders were held in secret locations without access to family or lawyers.

2. What vehicles is Hertz rent-a-car planning to buy in 2022?

Answer: c

Additional notes: Hertz is planning to purchase 100,000 Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles. This purchase has made Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla, the wealthiest person in the world.

3. What is the Ontario Working for Workers Act?

Answer: d

Additional notes: The act includes many additional clauses that Ontario says would make it the best place for people to work, live and raise a family, if passed into law.

4. What is a weather bomb?

Answer: c

Additional notes: A weather bomb, or strong storm surge, hit Vancouver in October.

5. Who is the world’s richest man?

Answer: b

Additional notes: Elon Musk has a net worth valued at 289 billion

6. What is Facebook’s new name?

Answer: c

Additional notes: According to Facebook, the metaverse is the next evolution in social connection. The company changed its name to reflect its commitment to the future.

7. Which province or territory has the highest minimum wage in Canada?

Answer: e

Additional notes: BC, Yukon, NWT and Nunavut at $15.20 per hour. Ontario is set to raise its minimum to $15 January 1, 2022

8. Which Canadian province has experienced two weather disasters in 2021?

Answer: d

Additional notes: British Columbia experienced extreme heat in July, causing multiple deaths and in November, heavy rain, causing landslides and mudslides resulting in deaths.

9. What country wants to collaborate with Canada on indigenous reconciliation?

Answer: b

Additional notes: At recent meetings between the United States, Mexico and Canada, Mexico declared it would like to collaborate with Canada in indigenous reconciliation.

10. What retailer has partnered with Uber to offer same-day delivery in many provinces?

Answer: c

Additional notes: Indigo is the latest retailer to partner with a same day delivery service.

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