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

  1. What Canadian city is shortlisted for the second global headquarters for Amazon?
    1. Edmonton
    2. Halifax
    3. Toronto
    4. Vancouver
  2. How many medals did Canada win at the 2018 Winter Olympics?
    1. 33
    2. 29
    3. 23
    4. 22
  3. Which country took home the most medals at the 2018 Winter Olympics?
    1. USA
    2. Canada
    3. Germany
    4. Norway
  4. What new concept has Amazon introduced?
    1. Drone delivery
    2. Automated grocery store
    3. Driverless car
    4. None of the above
  5. What happened January 31, 2018 for the first time in 150 years?
    1. There was a blue moon
    2. There was a super moon
    3. There was a lunar eclipse
    4. All of the above
  6. What was the key goal of Justin Trudeau at the World Economic Conference in Davos, Switzerland?
    1. To convince global business leaders that Canada is a good place to invest
    2. To see and be seen by other world leaders
    3. To strengthen trading relationships with China and Japan
    4. All of the above
  7. Who is Edward Cornwallis?
    1. Founder of Halifax
    2. One of Canada’s signatories to confederation
    3. The flag bearer at the Winter Olympics
    4. Premier of PEI
  8. Why was Canada’s national anthem altered?
    1. To make it easier to remember
    2. To be more inclusive
    3. To be translated into multi languages
    4. It wasn’t altered
  9. What is Falcon Heavy?
    1. A rare species of bird
    2. An electric car
    3. A rocket ship
    4. None of the above
  10. Who is Mary Jane McCallum?
    1. A dentist
    2. An Indigenous woman
    3. A senator
    4. All of the above
  11. What does #BeckaToldMeTo refer to?
    1. Performing acts of kindness
    2. Studying for exams
    3. Achieving Olympic gold
    4. It replaces #MeToo

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