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

  1. Who is Roberta Battaglia?
    1. Recipient of the Golden Buzzer on America’s Got Talent
    2. Author of Canada Reads pick for 2020
    3. Recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics
    4. Nobody famous
  2. What therapy was approved for the first time in Canada?
    1. Immunotherapy
    2. Game-based therapy
    3. Dog therapy
    4. Psychotherapy
  3. Which countries filled the vacant two seats on the UN Security Council?
    1. Mexico and India
    2. India and Ireland
    3. Canada and Ireland
    4. Norway and Canada
  4. Which TV anchor stepped down to make room for more diverse voices?
    1. Marilyn Dennis
    2. Amanda Lang
    3. Ben Mulroney
    4. Keltie Knight
  5. What does the Sergei Magnitsky Law do?
    1. Allows governments to impose financial restrictions on foreign nationals
    2. Allows governments to freeze assets of foreign nationals
    3. Allows governments to prohibit financial transactions by known human rights abusers
    4. All of the above
  6. What book has been chosen for Canada Reads?
    1. Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club
    2. From the Ashes
    3. Radicalized
    4. We Have Always Been Here
  7. What is social distancing?
    1. Physical distancing from others
    2. Keeping a safe space between yourself and other people not from your household
    3. Staying at least two metres apart inside and outside
    4. All of the above
  8. Who has Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden selected for his running mate?
    1. Kamala Harris
    2. Catherine Cortez Masto
    3. Jeanne Shaheen
    4. Condoleezza Rice
  9. Which country claims to be the first to have developed a vaccine against Covid-19?
    1. Russia
    2. United States
    3. Finland
    4. China
  10. Which charity is under scrutiny as a result of government favour?
    1. United Way
    2. Imagine Canada
    3. We
    4. Doctors Without Borders
  11. Who is the new leader of the federal Conservatives?
    1. Peter Mackay
    2. Erin O’Toole
    3. Derek Sloan
    4. Leslyn Lewis
  12. How many agreements does the federal government have for Covid 19 vaccines?
    1. 4
    2. 9
    3. 1
    4. 0

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