Protests force Chile to drop plans to host summits

Q: Chile’s president said last week that its country, which has been rocked by a wave of recent protests, would back out of hosting a United Nations climate change meeting and a major Asia-Pacific trade summit. Where is Chile?

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Q: A 4-cent subway fare increase in Chile’s capital last month was the spark the set off widespread often violent protests over income inequality, the cost of living, and poor government services in one of South America’s wealthiest, most stable and peaceful countries. What is the capital of Chile?

A. Buenos Aires

B. Lima

C. Santiago

D. Sucre

Q: Chile had stepped up to host UN climate change summit after South America’s largest nation pulled out last year. What is South America’s largest country?

A. Argentina

B. Brazil

C. Colombia

D. Peru

Q: Spain has offered to host the climate conference. In canceling the trade summit, Chile scrambled President Donald Trump’s plans to sign an agreement with which country?

A. China

B. Japan

C. Mexico

D. South Korea

Q: When it comes to the distribution of family income, Chile ranks as the 15th most unequal nation in the world, according to the CIA World Factbook. Which of these nations were planning to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum ranks the highest for income equality?

A. Australia

B. Canada

C. China

D. United States

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