Trump raises tariffs on NATO ally Turkey

Q: President Donald Trump said last week he was doubling tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum – an announcement that plunged the value of Turkey’s currency and worsened the nation’s economic troubles. Where is Turkey?

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Q: Last week’s announcement followed failed talks to convince Turkey to release an American pastor. Relations between the United States and Turkey have been strained over many other issues including how to deal with a civil war in which nation on Turkey’s southern border?

A. Armenia

B. Greece

C. Iran

D. Syria

Q: The United States and Turkey are allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and the U.S. military has a major airbase in Turkey. NATO was formed to defend against what nation?

A. Germany

B. Italy

C. Soviet Union

D. All of the above

Q: The Republic of Turkey was formed in 1923 from the remnants of what empire defeated in World War I?

A. Byzantine

B. Ottoman

C. Persian

D. Roman

Q: The United States imposed economic sanctions on Russia in 2014 after it annexed a territory that once belonged to the Ottoman Turks. Which territory was cause of the dispute?

A. Crimea

B. Georgia

C. Turkmenistan

D. Ukraine

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