Inflation triggers strikes across France
Oct. 24, 2022
Q: Workers around France walked out last week to demand better pay as many Europeans are struggling with record inflation and an energy crisis. Where is France?
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Q: France’s cost of living last month was 6.2% higher than it was in September last year. That was much lower than the 10.9% annual inflation in France’s eastern neighbor and Europe’s largest economy ...
Q: Soaring food and energy prices led to protests across Europe and eroded some support for Ukrainians fighting invading Russian troops. But, the European Union (EU) nation with the highest inflation rate – and a border with Russia – still strongly backs Ukraine. Which nation is that?
A. Czech Republic
Q: Hungary had the EU’s fourth-highest inflation rate at 20.7% in September. Some politicians in the nation’s capital have blamed U.S.-backed sanctions against Russia for rising prices. What is the capital of Hungary?
Q: The average inflation rate affecting about 447 million people in the 27 countries of the European Union was 10.9% in September. How does that compare with the inflation rate in the United States?
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