World Boston What in the World? Weekly Quiz – Oct 10-16, 2022
Russia launched barrages of missiles against Ukrainian cities on Monday including Kyiv, which had not been attacked in four months, in likely response to THIS action.
OPEC and allied oil producers announced a two percent cut in output that stunned the Biden Administration with Secretary of State Blinken calling it “disappointing” because of THIS country’s energy alliance with Russia.
Forty-four leaders from every European nation and others with interests in the community met in Prague to launch THIS new multi-lateral political association.
Fears that Russia could use a nuclear weapon in attacks against Ukraine has reminded the world of THIS 1962 nuclear brinksmanship between the United States and the Soviet Union.
The foreign minister of THIS long-suffering Caribbean nation – earthquakes, hurricanes and lawlessness – called for international police support in the face of widespread gang violence causing “great havoc.”
North Korea’s recent ballistic missile test launches, including an IRBM that passed over Japan, are said to be the “simulation of an actual war” as THIS leader threatened more provocative missile tests and observers said a nuclear test might be in the offing.
The widespread demonstrations against the Iranian regime continued despite mass arrests by authorities and numerous protestors deaths. The most striking characteristic of the protests has been THIS factor.
The 2022 Nobel Peace Prize, named for Swedish arms manufacturer Alfred Nobel, was awarded to THESE joint recipients.