What in the World? Weekly Quiz - December 16-22, 2019
The Conservative Party in the United Kingdom won a landslide victory in elections that buried the rival Labour party in results not seen since the 1930s. The Conservative Party, led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson is also known as THIS.
A new law in India that critics labeled as anti-Muslim will provide citizenship to certain religious minorities who migrated from three Muslim countries. The law, known as THIS has led to rioting across India.
Saber-rattling North Korea promised a “Christmas surprise” for America in the wake of missile tests from a facility it had promised to shut down. Pyongyang called for progress on sanctions relief and threatened an end to promises of denuclearization made at meetings at THESE LOCATIONS between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-Un.
Islamic militants attacked a military camp in the western part of THIS nation December 10th with artillery and suicide vehicles killing 71 soldiers, the worst loss in living memory according to an army spokesman.
President Trump met THIS diplomat in the Oval Office on December 10th sparking criticism as the Washington spotlight was on Russian interference in the 2016 election, ongoing interference in the 2020 campaign cycle, and Russian propaganda pointing interference blame on Ukraine.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres was disappointed with the results of THIS global climate conference which, despite lengthy talks, failed to reach agreement on many questions including carbon markets.
A major broadcast of a soccer match of British Premier League teams was canceled after Mesut Özil, a player on the Arsenal team, criticized THIS.