What in the World? Quiz - Week of March 23-29, 2020
In his briefing Sunday President Trump defended inaction on the Defense Production Act as a tool to produce materials to combat the Covid-19 pandemic citing the example of THIS country, “We're a country not based on nationalizing our business. Call a person over in [THIS COUNTRY], ask them how did nationalization of their businesses work out? Not too well."
What European leader is in quarantine after learning a doctor they visited was infected with Covid-19?
The decision of Canada’s Olympic and Paralymic committees to withdraw from the Tokyo Olympic games set to begin July 24th highlighted the troubles for Japan, the games host country. THIS Prime Minister of Japan admitted for the first time that the games might be postponed.
Brazilians favor the tougher response of governors to the Covid-19 pandemic. They are answering the fast spreading virus in the country with measures like store closings which THIS President of Brazil calls “job killers.”
Opponents of the Prime Minister in THIS country are petitioning the Supreme Court to block actions under the guise of anti-Coronavirus measures that boost his political position including restraint of Parliament’s power and restrict court activities, which forestalls the prosecution of the Prime Minister on corruption charges.
What city is the capital of the country that has become the global epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic. It hit over 53,000 infections and 4,800 deaths over the weekend, surpassing the pandemic records of China.
The Supreme Leader of Iran rejected U.S. Covid-19 aid and claimed the virus "is specifically built for Iran using the genetic data of Iranians.” Who is the Supreme Leader of Iran?