“What in the World” Quiz WINNER – Week of Dec 7

“What in the World” Quiz

Congratulations to this week’s “What in the World” quiz winners who will be entered in a drawing for a prize at the end of the month.

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Week of December 7th Winners

Will Gabelman, Knoxville and Dick Bowers, Nashville

Well done!

Monthly Prize Drawing/Announcement following the December 28th quiz.

CMHOF prize membership

This month’s prize is the gift of a Friends and Family membership to the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville.  The membership, valued at $100.00, is valid for one year and the benefits include:

UNLIMITED admission to the museum galleries and Taylor Swift Education Center for TWO named adults and children ages 12 and under in your household.
FREE access to hundreds of museum programs, including weekely songwriter sessions, instrument demonstrations, film screenings, and family programs.
EXCLUSIVE member exhibit previews and special events, including the member appreciation concert The Big Gig.
COMPLIMENTARY 2 single-visit admission tickets for guests.
DISCOUNTED tours of Historic RCA Studio B, home of 1,000 hits, and Hatch Show Print, Nashville’s legendary letterpress shop.
10% DISCOUNT at The Museum Store, Circa, Hatch Show Print store, Bajo Sexto, and Two Twenty Two Grill.
SUBSCIPTION to Inside the Circle email newsletter and montly postcards.

We thank the Country Music Hall of Fame for their support of global affairs awareness and education in the community.

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“What in the World” Quiz

1. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries met this week at their headquarters in which city?

A. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
B. Paris, France
C. Oslo, Norway
D. Vienna, Austria

http://www.nasdaq.com/article/opec-meeting-ends-with-no-production-cuts-20151204-00440

2. This week Burkina Faso held its first presidential election since gaining independence from France in 1960. Who won?

A. Blaise Compaoré
B. Michel Kafando
C. Roch Marc Kabore
D. Gilbert Diendere

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-burkina-election-idUSKBN0TJ0QT20151201

3. NATO asked which nation to join its alliance this week?

A. Montenegro
B. Georgia
C. Turkey
D. Bosnia-Herzegovina

http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/natosource/nato-invites-montenegro-to-join-alliance-and-provides-guidance-for-other-aspirants

4. Chinese President Xi Jinping began his five-day tour of Africa in which country?

A. Kenya
B. Zimbabwe
C. Burkina Faso
D. South Africa

http://www.ibtimes.com/xi-jinping-begins-5-day-africa-trip-even-chinese-investment-continent-drops-2207378

5. Voters in which South American country will go to the polls on Sunday, December 6, to elect a new national assembly?

A. Suriname
B. Chile
C. Venezuela
D. Colombia

http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/12/election-primer?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/ed/electionprimervenezuelas2015parliamentaryelection

6. Voters in which European country will go to the polls on Sunday, December 6 to elect representatives from newly reorganized regions?

A. Spain
B. Switzerland
C. Germany
D. France

http://www.france24.com/en/20151202-guide-french-regional-elections-socialists-republicains-national-front

7. The parliament of which European nation voted to join airstrikes against ISIS?

A. Austria
B. Switzerland
C. Spain
D. United Kingdom

http://www.cfr.org/united-kingdom/uk-syria-vote-more-relief-than-turning-point/p37315

8. The IMF declared which nation’s currency a fifth special drawing rights currency this week?

A. Brazil
B. South Korea
C. China
D. Norway

http://blogs.cfr.org/kahn/2015/11/30/chinas-symbolic-currency-win/

9. The last known ebola patient–a newborn baby–was discharged from the hospital this week after a full recovery from the virus, leading officials to declare what country free of the disease?

A. Sierra Leone
B. Senegal
C. Liberia
D. Guinea

http://time.com/4115816/guinea-ebola-patient-discharged/

10. Pope Francis wrapped up his tour of Africa by visiting a mosque in Bangui, the capital of which country?

A. Uganda
B. Kenya
C. Central African Republic
D. Rwanda

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/popes-visit-sows-seeds-of-hope-in-central-african-republic/

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