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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.

Tories
Whigs
Poppies
Civics
A trade deal with China was announced on December 13th and was said to be “totally done, absolutely” but required some “scrubs” according to THIS person, the U.S. Trade Representative. As some officials were cautious about the details THIS official said, “Ultimately, whether this whole agreement works is going to be determined by who’s making the decisions in China, not in the United States,” adding, “If the hard-liners are making the decisions we’re going to get one outcome, if the reformers are making the decisions - which is what we hope - then we’re going to get another outcome.”
Robert Lighthizer
Steven Mnuchin
Robert O’Brien
Joseph Maguire
“The situation in Hong Kong in 2019 was the most complex and difficult since its return to the motherland,” according to China President Xi Jingping after a meeting in Beijing with THIS Hong Kong leader.
Carrie Lam
Aung San Suu Kyi
Xinjiang
Jenny Lee

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.

Migrant Separation Law (MSL) of 2019
Pakistan-Afghanistan-Bangladesh Heritage Bill (PABH)
Modi Migration Law (MML)
Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB)

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.

Singapore and Hong Kong
Beijing and Hanoi
Singapore and Hanoi
Kuala Lumpur and Hong Kong

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.

Nigeria
Mali
Mauritania
Niger

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.

Sergei Medvedev
Sergei Lavarov
Alexander Ovechkin
Igor Fruman

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.

UNSCT
COP25
Madrid 2019
GISMC

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.

India’s new citizenship law that critics call discriminatory toward Muslims.
Turkey’s military campaign against Kurds in northeastern Syria.
China’s oppression and detention of over a million Muslim-minority Uighurs.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s defense in the Hague of a genocidal campaign against Muslim Rohingya.
WHO was the Time “Person of the Year” for 2019 described by the magazine as someone who “Over the course of little more than a year, a 16-year-old from Stockholm, went from a solitary protest on the cobblestones outside her country’s Parliament to leading a worldwide youth movement.”
Alicia Vikander
Greta Thunberg
Elin Nordegren
Ingrid Bergman
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