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

  1. Who will be President of the United States commencing in 2017?
    1. Donald Trump
    2. Hillary Clinton
    3. Barack Obama
    4. Justin Trudeau
  2. What size deficit is the federal government projecting for the fiscal year ending March 2017?
    1. $6 billion
    2. $25.1 billion
    3. $27.7 billion
    4. No deficit
  3. Who is Marc Tessier-Lavigne?
    1. A Canadian Scientist
    2. President of Stanford University
    3. A Rhodes Scholar
    4. All of the above
  4. What has the federal government implemented to support graduates who have had student loans?
    1. Forgiveness of the loan to those earning less than $25,000 a year
    2. Delayed repayment of the loan until the borrower is earning at least $25,000 annually
    3. Free tuition for low income earners
    4. None of the above
  5. Who won the World Series of Baseball?
    1. Chicago Cubs
    2. Cleveland Indians
    3. Kansas City Royals
    4. Toronto Blue Jays
  6. Which country is planning a permanent space station?
    1. USA
    2. Russia
    3. China
    4. Korea
  7. What did the people of Nyda, Russia, wake up to find?
    1. An avalanche buried half the city
    2. Thousands of snowballs covering the beach
    3. An invasion of Chinese military taking over their city
    4. Thousands of bees
  8. What book was awarded the Giller Prize?
    1. Do Not Say we Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
    2. 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl by Mona Awad
    3. Yiddish For Pirates by Gary Barwin
    4. The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
  9. Who is Meng Hongwei?
    1. Author of several books on Chinese politics
    2. Newly elected president of Interpol
    3. Head of the RCMP
  10. Which country saw the largest increase in auto sales this year?
    1. America
    2. India
    3. China
    4. Russia

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