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

  1. Who is “he who walks with the stars”?
    1. Bob Dylan
    2. Gord Downie
    3. David Bowie
    4. Bryan Adams
  2. Who is the new leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party?
    1. Charlie Angus
    2. Guy Caron
    3. Justin Trudeau
    4. Jagmeet Singh
  3. What is TPP?
    1. Toronto public parks
    2. Trans-Pacific Partnership
    3. Text Play by Play
    4. Tax Pulp and Paper
  4. To what country was Bob Rae appointed special Canadian envoy?
    1. Myanmar
    2. Malaysia
    3. South Korea
    4. North Korea
  5. Who is Roy Halladay?
    1. A retired Blue Jay
    2. Inductee into Canadian baseball hall of fame
    3. Two-time Cy Young winner
    4. All of the above
  6. What is Quebec’s Bill 62?
    1. An act to limit use of the English language in public spaces
    2. An act to foster adherence to state religious neutrality
    3. An act to proclaim separation from Canada
    4. An act to have free public transportation
  7. What is included in Canada’s new parental leave benefits?
    1. Parents can stretch their benefits over 18 months
    2. They need to have worked 600 hours in the previous year
    3. Benefits for dads remain the same
    4. All of the above
  8. What is APEC?
    1. African Political Economic Council
    2. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
    3. After Party Everyone Coordinates
    4. None of the above
  9. Why did the French frigate Forbin dock in Montreal on November 10?
    1. To support an election
    2. To participate in Remembrance Day ceremonies
    3. To get refurbished
    4. To begin a cruise of the St. Lawrence river
  10. Who is the national Silver Cross mother?
    1. Diana Abel
    2. Julie Payette
    3. Kate Middleton
    4. Brooke Shields
  11. What family is the richest in Canada?
    1. Rogers family
    2. Weston family
    3. Richardson family
    4. Thomson family
  12. Which city’s current air pollution makes ordinary breathing equivalent to smoking 40 to 50 cigarettes a day?
    1. New York
    2. Delhi
    3. Beijing
    4. Durban

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