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Issue 320, Dated February 1, 2018

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Davos debate (Page 1)


Instructions: Read the article ‘Davos debate’.
Answer questions 1-16.

1. Who is Narendra Modi?



2. What is the WEF?



3. What and where is Davos?



4. What was the theme of the meeting this year?



5. When the first meeting took place in 1971, what was the organization called?

6. According to Mr. Modi, what are the two threats facing the world?

7. Who does the guest list usually include?



8. What is “free trade”?




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9. What is globalization?

10. Who founded the WEF?



11. What is the slogan of the WEF?



12. Who the gave keynote address last year?



13. What is “protectionism”?



14. Who gave the closing keynote address?



15. What do some people describe the WEF as?



16. Currently, which country has the fastest growing economy in the world?


Issue 320 Newsademic.com™ – American English edition FREE Activities Advanced Version
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Davos debate (Page 1)


Instructions: Read the article ‘Davos debate’.
Fill in the boxes with the correct answers to find the mystery word.

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Clues
1. People who attend discuss many of the world’s current __________
2. During the four days, there are many talks, __________ and panel discussions
3. Klaus Schwab __________ the WEF
4. India’s prime __________, Narendra Modi, was the “opening” keynote speaker
5. People travel to, and live and work in, different __________
6. Mr. __________ said that there were two threats facing the world
7. Only those __________ to Davos can attend
8. Globalization began __________ of years ago
9. This year’s theme was “Creating a Shared Future in a __________ World”
10. Donald J. Trump, the __________ of the U.S., gave the closing keynote address