“What in the World” Quiz – Answers & Winners
Congratulations to this week’s “What in the World” quiz winners.
Week of February 8th Winners
Pat Miletich, Nashville
Katherine Lybarger, Lille, France
Rohan Pethkar, Nashville
Chloe Lorraine, Nashville
Yoshi Kinefuchi, Nashville
Diemhang Thai, Nashville
Sebastian Williams, Suwanee, Georgia
Glenn Shirley, Franklin
Jill Pittman, Nashville
Kore Ke, Nashville
Jackson Arnold, Nashville
Tom Peters, Nashville
Randolph Johnson, Nashville
Theo Deraabah, Washington, DC
February “What in the World?” Quiz Prize
Failures of Imagination: The Deadliest Threats to Our Homeland–and How to Thwart Them – Michael McCaul
January 12, 2016 Description — PenguinRandomHouse.com
Thanks to everyone who played the quiz.
Good luck next week to all.
Check for the answers below. How did you do?
“What in the World” Quiz – Week of February 8, 2016
1. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was signed in which member nation this week?
B. New Zealand
2. The heightened tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran have put which nation in a lose-lose situation diplomatically?
D. The United Kingdom
3. Which nation launched a test rocket it called a satellite launch that resulted in a UN Security Council condemnation?
C. North Korea
4. A surge in demand for cleaner, greener cars and the increased use of devices with rechargeable batteries has led Goldman-Sachs to dub this metal the “new petroleum”:
5. Talks between the ruling military and the National League for Democracy in this country could allow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to become president:
6. Nursultan Nazarbayev has led this former Soviet republic since its independence in 1991:
7. Juan Manuel Santos, president of which South American nation, visited the White House this week?
8. Projections based on increased spending on research and development show that China will surpass the United States in R&D by which year?
9. On Wednesday the UN suspended peace talks aimed at ending the current conflict in:
10. Reports of a wave of assaults on women during New Year’s Eve celebrations in which country have made authorities nervous about the upcoming Carnival festivities?
C. United States
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