The following questions provide a review of some key topics and issues that have been in the news in April.

  1. What is Article 50?
    1. 50 articles that must be collected to ensure Britain leaves the European Union
    2. A clause in a UN policy on disarmament
    3. A clause in the Lisbon treaty that outlines the process for a country to leave the European Union
    4. None of the above
  2. What was stolen from the Bode Museum in Berlin, Germany?
    1. Big Maple Leaf gold coin
    2. Rembrandt’ s Storm on the Sea of Galilee
    3. Seven paintings by Picasso, Matisse and Gaugin
    4. An obsidian monkey -shaped vase valued at $20 million
  3. Who is Denis Coderre?
    1. An NHL draft pick
    2. Mayor of Montreal
    3. Canada’s richest person
    4. A newly appointed senator
  4. What Russian city suffered deadly blasts on its subways?
    1. Moscow
    2. Leningrad
    3. Saint Petersburg
    4. Sochi
  5. What is Gibraltar?
    1. A British territory
    2. A rock in the Mediterranean Sea
    3. A piece of land ceded to Britain in 1713
    4. A territory on the Iberian peninsula
    5. All of the above
  6. What country is about to introduce legislation that will guarantee equal pay for men and women?
    1. Canada
    2. Iceland
    3. Denmark
    4. Sweden
  7. Which country has employed chemical warfare against its own civilians?
    1. North Korea
    2. South Korea
    3. Senegal
    4. Syria
  8. In what Canadian city are politicians and bankers concerned about the dramatic rise in housing prices?
    1. Vancouver
    2. Montrea
    3. Toronto
    4. There is no concern
  9. What country did the United States launch military action against?
    1. North Korea
    2. Syria
    3. China
    4. Russia
  10. What airline removed passengers from a plane to accommodate its own employees?
    1. Air Canada
    2. United
    3. Delta
    4. WestJet
  11. What photo have NASA and the European Space Agency released?
    1. Auroras on Uranus
    2. Auroras on Mars
    3. Plant life on the moon
    4. None of the above
  12. Which country held a military parade on Saturday April 15 as a show of strength?
    1. United States
    2. North Korea
    3. Turkey
    4. Russia
  13. How many Canadian hockey teams made it into the first round of the NHLplayoffs?
    1. 1
    2. 3
    3. 5
    4. 7

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