"What in the World? Weekly Quiz" - April 20-26
President Trump talked about the U.S. relationship with China and Beijing’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. In his recent remarks all of these are TRUE EXCEPT WHICH ONE?
The number of cases of Covid-19 are falling in many countries and some are still on the rise. WHICH ONE of these countries has seen record increases in Covid-19 infections in recent days?
The Council of Senior Scholars in Saudi Arabia asked Muslims around the world to pray at home during Ramadan – the holy month in the Islamic faith that starts April 23rd this year – if their homelands require social distancing measures in response to the Covid-19 virus. What direction do Muslims face when they pray?
United Nations Security Council resolutions have called for trade restrictions against North Korea in response to its nuclear weapons program. On Friday the UN released a report that showed North Korean flouting maritime trade restrictions through lax enforcement by THIS COUNTRY.
Last week 11 naval vessels from THIS FORCE intercepted a group of U.S. Navy and Coast Guard vessels operating in the Persian Gulf and engaged in what the Americans said were “dangerous and provocative” actions.
International auto manufacturing is an important element of the Tennessee’s economy affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Last week THIS automaker with a major footprint in Tennessee announced it will extend its U.S. plant shutdown until mid-may. It previously announced temporary layoffs of 10,000 hourly workers in the U.S.
Health ministers from this collection of global economic leaders met Sunday to forge a common response to the pandemic at an “urgent Covid-19 taskforce meeting.” THIS group rose to prominence during the 2008-09 economic crisis and it has called itself the “premier” body for dealing with economic cooperation.