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

  1. Canada is known for its openness to refugees. What other population group does Canada attract?
    1. Individuals who have committed crimes in other countries
    2. Entrepreneurs
    3. Millionaires
    4. Students
  2. Which country test-launched multiple ballistic missiles simultaneously?
    1. North Korea
    2. Iran
    3. Libya
    4. Syria
  3. What initiative will Prime Minister Trudeau and President Trump collaborate on?
    1. A joint council on immigration
    2. Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders
    3. Issues related to gun control
    4. Cross-border health care
  4. What statistic has signalled that Canada’s economy is gaining momentum?
    1. Personal income taxes have been increased
    2. The Canadian $ is stable
    3. Interest rates remain stable
    4. The monthly trade surplus has gone up three months in a row
  5. What company made its debut as a publicly traded company valued at $30 billion?
    1. Instagram
    2. Snap
    3. Meridian
    4. Facebook
  6. What is celebrated on March 8?
    1. International Day of the Dead
    2. International Women’s Day
    3. International Energy Day
    4. Pan-American Partnership Day
  7. What commodity plummeted to its lowest price in early March?
    1. Sugar
    2. Gold
    3. Oil
    4. Hogs
  8. What company is launching a Pro Hijab for Muslim women athletes?
    1. Nike
    2. CCM
    3. Adidas
    4. H&M
  9. What country is calling for a second referendum on independence?
    1. Britain
    2. Scotland
    3. Canada
    4. Bermuda
  10. Which Canadian golfer recently qualified for his first entry in the Masters tournament?
    1. Patrick Cantlay
    2. Mike Weir
    3. Adam Hadwin
    4. Mackenzie Hughes
  11. Which country tops the list as the world’s richest economy?
    1. United States
    2. China
    3. Germany
    4. Japan
  12. Which country is the world’s poorest economy based on GDP?
    1. Tuvalu
    2. Nauru
    3. Kiribati
    4. The Marshall Islands

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