Quick Quiz #2 – the answers

Here are the answers to the quiz questions we posed earlier this week.

Hopefully you got a decent score.

There will be another Quick Quiz to test your wits very soon.

  1. In which city was Prime Minister Boris Johnson born?
    A) London
    B) Istanbul
    C) New York

ANSWER: 1 C) New York

  1. US President Donald Trump wrote a book called what??
    A) The Art of the Deal
    B) The Art of Mexico
    C) The Art of Subtlety

ANSWER: 2. A) The Art of the Deal

  1. German Chancellor Angela Merkel wrote a thesis on what subject at university?
    A) Quantum chemistry
    B) Neo-Liberal Economics
    C) The philosophy of Friedrich Nietzche

ANSWER: 3. A) Quantum chemistry

  1. As President of France, Emmanuel Macron also holds what title?
    A) Duc du Lombardy
    B) Co-Prince of Andorra
    C) Chancellor of Paris

ANSWER: 4. B) Co-Prince of Andorra

  1. What is New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s full name?
    A) Jacina de Pfeffel Ardern
    B) Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern
    C) Jacinda Dorothea Ardern

ANSWER: 5. B) Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern The middle name de Pfeffel belongs to Boris Johnson and Dorothea is Angela Merkel’s second name.

  1. What was the name of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s father who also held the title?
    A) Pierre Trudeau
    B) Marcel Trudeau
    C) Valerie Trudeau

ANSWER: A) Pierre Trudeau

  1. In which Russian city was Vladimir Putin born in 1952?
    A) Vladivostok
    B) Irkutsk
    C) Leningrad

ANSWER: 7. C) Leningrad

  1. Who was the first President of the European Council?
    A) Liam Cosgrave
    B) François Mitterrand
    C) Donald Tusk

ANSWER: 8. A) Liam Cosgrave

  1. What is the nickname of Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa?
    A) Hyena
    B) Elephant
    C) Crocodile

ANSWER: 9. C) Crocodile

  1. Who is the current president of China?
    A) Mao Zedong
    B) Xi Jinping
    C) Jiang Zemin

ANSWER: 10. B) Xi Jinping. Mao Zedong was president from 1954 to 1959 and Jiang Zemin from 1993 to 2003.

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