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Trivia Quiz - Felipe Calderón: President of Mexico

What do you know about President Felipe de Jesús Calderón Hinojosa?

Quiz Number: 3206
Date Submitted: September 16, 2009
Quiz Categories: World Leaders
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 44.7 percent
Times Taken: 15 times
Taken by Registered Users: 4
Quiz is about: Felipe Calderón

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1. President Felipe Calderón is very educated. Which of the following degrees does he NOT hold?
  A.   Master of Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
  B.   Bachelor's degree in law from the Escuela Libre de Derecho
  C.   Master's degree in economics from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
  D.   Bachelor's degree in law from the Universidad de las Américas, A.C.

2. President Calderón of Mexico is a practicing member of what church?
  A.   Roman Catholic
  B.   Methodist
  C.   Lutheran
  D.   Mormon

3. What position did Felipe Calderón hold under Mexican President Vincente Fox?
  A.   Secretary of Finance
  B.   Secretary of Defense
  C.   Secretary of Health
  D.   Secretary of Energy

4. Felipe Calderón was the president of a Mexican political party sfrom 1996-1999. Which one?
  A.   Party of the Democratic Revolution
  B.   Institutional Revolutionary Party
  C.   National Action Party (PAN)
  D.   Labor Party

5. What controversial move did Felipe Calderón make when he served under Mexican President Fox as director of Banobras, a state-owned development bank?
  A.   appointed a family member as his administrative assistant
  B.   used a legal technicality to borrow 3-5 million pesos for his home
  C.   lowered the prime lending rate
  D.   hired his brother as deputy director

6. What PRD (Party of the Democratic Revolution) candidate did Felipe Calderón defeat in the 2006 presidental election of Mexico?
  A.   López Obrador
  B.   Jesus Ortega Martinez
  C.   Guadalupe Acosta Naranjo
  D.   Alejandro Encinas

7. During his first months as president of Mexico, Felipe Calderón placed a cap on the salaries of whom?
  A.   police officers
  B.   air traffic controllers
  C.   public servants
  D.   teachers

8. Early in his presidental term as president of Mexico, President Calderón expanded the Puebla-Panama Plan to include what country?
  A.   Colombia
  B.   Venezuela
  C.   Guyana
  D.   French Guiana

9. Early in his presidental term, President Calderón of Mexico launched a program aimed at creating new opportunities for people entering the job market. What was it called?
  A.   Primo Opportunites!
  B.   Work First Program
  C.   First Employment Program
  D.   Jobs First!

10. In January, 2007, the first majopr drug arrest of the Calderón administration took place. Who did Mexican authorities arrest?
  A.   Pedro Díaz Parada
  B.   Eduardo Arellano Felix
  C.   Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada
  D.   Vicente Carrillo Leyva®   

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