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

  1. What is the colour of 2020?
    1. Magenta
    2. Sunset
    3. Classic blue
    4. Creamy white
  2. Who won the Miss World contest for 2020?
    1. Miss Nigeria
    2. Miss Canada
    3. Miss Jamaica
    4. Miss Brazil
  3. Which country won gold at the World Junior Ice Hockey Championship?
    1. Finland
    2. Russia
    3. Sweden
    4. Canada
  4. Which island experienced a 6.4 magnitude earthquake?
    1. Philippines
    2. Puerto Rico
    3. Barbados
    4. Jamaica
  5. What action did Iran take to retaliate for the killing of a general by US forces?
    1. Economic sanctions against the US
    2. Missile attacks on US air bases in Iraq
    3. Downing a Ukraine airliner, killing 172 people
    4. None of the above
  6. Why are the Wet’suwet’en First Nations protesting?
    1. To stop a pipeline from going through their territory
    2. To push RCMP off their territory
    3. To demonstrate against human rights violations
    4. None of the above
  7. Canada does not have diplomatic ties with Iran. What country provides support for Canadians in Iran?
    1. United Kingdom
    2. United States
    3. Italy
    4. France
  8. Which members of the royal family are considering making Canada their home?
    1. William and Kate
    2. Charles and Camilla
    3. Harry and Meghan
    4. None of the above
  9. Which movie received the most nominations for an Oscar?
    1. The Joker
    2. The Art of Racing in the Rain
    3. The Irishman
    4. Little Women
  10. Which political party is undertaking a conference to elect a new leader?
    1. Liberals
    2. Conservatives
    3. New Democrats
    4. Green Party
  11. Who is Michael McCain?
    1. Star of The Joker
    2. CEO of Maple Leaf Foods
    3. President of the Conservative Party of Canada
    4. None of the above
  12. What did Nancy Pelosi do on January 15, 2020?
    1. Resign as Speaker of the House
    2. Put her name forward to run for President
    3. Filed the articles of impeachment of Donald Trump with the Senate
    4. None of the above

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