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

  1. Who is Prime Minister of Canada?
    1. Erin O’Toole
    2. Pierre Elliott Trudeau
    3. Justin Trudeau
    4. Jagmeet Singh
  2. What is a minority government?
    1. It occurs when no party wins the majority of seats in a democratic election
    2. Minors are allowed to run for office
    3. There is no such thing as a minority government
    4. One that calls out the need for reform
  3. What is AUKUS?
    1. An alliance between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States
    2. A trilateral security pact
    3. Under it, UK and US will help Australia acquire nuclear-powered submarines
    4. All of the above
  4. Health Canada has renamed the Covid-19 vaccines offered in Canada. What does this mean?
    1. The vaccines are now approved
    2. The efficacy and safety profiles of the vaccine have been affirmed
    3. The formulation of the vaccines remains the same under the new name
    4. All of the above
  5. What city was named safest city in the world in 2021?
    1. Toronto
    2. Copenhagen
    3. Tokyo
    4. Paris
  6. Which Canadian city has the most residential evictions?
    1. Toronto
    2. Vancouver
    3. Montreal
    4. Calgary
  7. What does recent Facebook research indicate?
    1. Instagram causes anxiety and depression among teens
    2. Instagram is harmful to teenage girls
    3. Teens are vital to the company’s $100billion in revenue
    4. All of the above
  8. Which company is the official outfitter for the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athletes?
    1. Hudson’s Bay
    2. Lululemon
    3. Canadian Tire
    4. McDonald’s
  9. The Federal Court upheld a landmark Human Rights Compensation order. What was it for?
    1. The economic well-being of refugees arriving in Canada
    2. Ottawa to pay $40,000 to each First Nations child affected by the on-reserve child welfare system
    3. Ottawa to pay for childcare enabling parents to return to work
    4. None of the above
  10. What Federal statutory holiday occurred in September?
    1. Election Day
    2. National Truth and Reconciliation Day
    3. Remembrance Day
    4. National Daughters Day
  11. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded for the first time since 1935 to two people in what profession?
    1. Medicine
    2. Journalism
    3. Public Policy
    4. Education
  12. Which Canadian was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics?
    1. Justin Trudeau
    2. Alex Trebek
    3. David Card
    4. William Shatner

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