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

  1. Why is John McCallum no longer Canada’s ambassador to China?
    1. Prime Minister Trudeau asked him to step down
    2. He was outspoken on an issue he should not have commented on
    3. He resigned
    4. All of the above
  2. Who is Meng Wanzhou?
    1. Daughter of the founder of Chinese electronics giant Huawei
    2. CFO of Huawei
    3. A person wanted in the US on charges of bank fraud and wire fraud
    4. All of the above
  3. Canada’s new food guide recommends you fill half your plate with what?
    1. Protein
    2. Vegetables and fruits
    3. Whole grains
    4. Vegetables
  4. What do we celebrate in February?
    1. Black History Month
    2. Valentine’s Day
    3. Family Day
    4. All of the above
  5. According to a survey conducted by think tank Transparency International which country is perceived to be the most corrupt in the world?
    1. Somalia
    2. Syria
    3. South Sudan
    4. North Korea
  6. Which team won the 2019 Super Bowl?
    1. Rams
    2. Patriots
    3. Chiefs
    4. Saints
  7. What is an Amber Alert?
    1. The yellow light at an intersection
    2. A message to gain the public’s aid in finding a missing child
    3. A message to gain the public’s aid in finding a missing senior
    4. A message indicating that schools are closed due to weather conditions
  8. What is OPEC+?
    1. An arrangement between OPEC nations and non-OPEC nations to reduce the amount of oil produced
    2. A plan to increase the price of oil
    3. An arrangement led by Saudi Arabia and Russia
    4. All of the above
  9. Which film won the Academy Award for best film this year?
    1. Bohemian Rhapsody
    2. Green Book
    3. The Favourite
    4. Black Panther
    5. Vice
    6. Roma
    7. A Star is Born
    8. BlacKkKlansman
  10. What date is Britain due to leave the European Union?
    1. March 12, 2019
    2. March 26, 2019
    3. April 30, 2019
    4. December 31, 2019
  11. Who is President Trump planning to meet in Hanoi, Vietnam, at the end of February?
    1. Vladimir Putin
    2. Kim Jong-un
    3. Xi Jinping
    4. Elizabeth May

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