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Questions: Current Events Quiz – October 2017

Quizzes   |   October 25, 2017

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The following questions provide a review of some key topics and issues that have been in the news in October. Who is Canada’s new Governor General? Marc Garneau Julie Payette Hayley Wickenheiser David Johnston What... read more

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Answers: Current Events Quiz – October 2017

Quizzes   |   October 25, 2017

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Here are the answers to our September quiz on key news topics, plus some additional background information 1. Who is Canada’s new Governor General? Answer: b Additional notes: she was installed as Canada’s 29th Governor... read more

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Questions: Current Events Quiz – September 2017

Quizzes   |   September 29, 2017

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The following questions provide a review of some key topics and issues that have been in the news in September. What did Irma and Harvey do? Caused destruction and devastation across the southern United States... read more

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Answers: Current Events Quiz – September 2017

Quizzes   |   September 29, 2017

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Here are the answers to our September quiz on key news topics, plus some additional background information 1. What did Irma and Harvey do? Answer: d Additional notes: hurricanes Irma and Harvey were two of... read more

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Questions: Current Events Quiz – May 2017

Quizzes   |   May 25, 2017

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The following questions provide a review of some key topics and issues that have been in the news in May. The US is imposing preliminary duties on what Canadian exports? Cars Dairy products Softwood lumber... read more

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Answers: Current Events Quiz – May 2017

Quizzes   |   May 25, 2017

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Here are the answers to our May quiz on key news topics, plus some additional background information 1. The US is imposing preliminary duties on what Canadian exports? Answer: c Additional notes: Starting May 1... read more

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Questions: Current Events Quiz – April 2017

Quizzes   |   April 26, 2017

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The following questions provide a review of some key topics and issues that have been in the news in April. What is Article 50? 50 articles that must be collected to ensure Britain leaves the... read more

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Answers: Current Events Quiz – April 2017

Quizzes   |   April 26, 2017

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Here are the answers to our April quiz on key news topics, plus some additional background information. 1. What is Article 50? Answer: c Additional information: Britain announced it was implementing Article 50 on March... read more

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Questions: Current Events Quiz – March 2017

Quizzes   |   March 27, 2017

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The following questions provide a review of some key topics and issues that have been in the news in March. Canada is known for its openness to refugees. What other population group does Canada attract?... read more

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Answers: Current Events Quiz – March 2017

Quizzes   |   March 27, 2017

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Here are the answers to our March quiz on key news topics, plus some additional background information. 1. Canada is known for its openness to refugees. What other population group does Canada attract? Answer: c... read more

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Questions: Current Events Quiz – February 2017

Quizzes   |   February 23, 2017

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The following questions provide a review of some key topics and issues that have been in the news in February. In American political terms, what is an executive order? Legally binding order from the President... read more

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Answers: Current Events Quiz – February 2017

Quizzes   |   February 23, 2017

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Here are the answers to our February quiz on key news topics, plus some additional background information. 1. In American political terms, what is an executive order? Answer: d Additional notes: The constitution of the... read more

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Questions: Current Events Quiz – January 2017

Quizzes   |   January 31, 2017

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The following questions provide a review of some key topics and issues that have been in the news in January. Which pipeline did not get approval from the federal government? Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion... read more

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Answers: Current Events Quiz – January 2017

Quizzes   |   January 31, 2017

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Here are the answers to our quiz on key news topics, plus some additional background information. 1. Which pipeline did not get approval from the federal government? Answer: c Additional notes: The government agreed that... read more

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Questions: Current Events Quiz – December 2016

Quizzes   |   December 15, 2016

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The following questions provide a review of some key topics and issues that have been in the news in the closing weeks of 2016. What legendary Canadian singer-songwriter died last month? Bryan Adams Bob Dylan... read more

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