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

  1. What was the top Google search in 2021?
    1. Climate change
    2. Olympics
    3. Vaccines
    4. Covid-19
  2. What is a diplomatic boycott of the Olympics?
    1. Athletes do not participate in opening and closing ceremonies
    2. There are no government delegates in attendance
    3. A country pulls out of participation in the Olympics
    4. There is no such thing as a diplomatic boycott
  3. What was the most stolen vehicle in Canada in 2021?
    1. Ford F-150 truck
    2. Honda CRV
    3. Cadillac SUV
    4. Tesla sedan
  4. What country will allow same-sex couples to marry as of April 2022?
    1. Russia
    2. Japan
    3. Canada
    4. Belgium
  5. Who was inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame?
    1. Salome Bey
    2. Romeo Dallaire
    3. Banting, Best, MacLeod and Collip
    4. All of the above
  6. What is the most powerful telescope ever made?
    1. James Webb Space Telescope
    2. Solomark Telescope
    3. NOCOEX Telescope
    4. Gosky Telescope
  7. Who is Desmond Tutu?
    1. An inductee into Canada’s Walk of Fame
    2. Winner of Dancing with the Stars
    3. A Cardinal in the Catholic Church
    4. An Archbishop from Cape Town
  8. What is a tsunami?
    1. A massive wave or series of waves
    2. An underground tremor
    3. A scary thing
    4. A volcanic eruption
  9. In what country did the number of childbirths drop by 12%?
    1. Canada
    2. China
    3. United States
    4. France
  10. Who is Zara Rutherford?
    1. Youngest woman to swim the English Channel
    2. Youngest woman to fly solo around the world
    3. Youngest woman to win five gold medals
    4. Youngest woman inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame

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