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Current Events Quiz, September 29, 2009



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following was NOT an outcome of the G20 meeting in Pittsburg last week?

 
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Question 2.

Last week, the United States announced that Iran had a secret, second uranium enrichment facility. The announcement resulted in an important change in the global politics of the Iranian situation, as the _____ government announced it would be willing to consider sanctions which it had historically opposed.
 
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Question 3.
German election results were announced late Sunday, with the _____ winning a plurality of seats and the right to form a coalition government.

 
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Question 4.
Two car bombings believed to be the work of the Taliban killed 27 people in _____ on Saturday, forcing the country’s president to appeal to the international community for assistance in addressing terrorism.

 
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Question 5.
Deposed President Manuel Zelaya returned to _____ last week, seeking shelter in the Brazilian embassy in the capitol.

 
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Question 6.
The Chinese state-owned oil company, CNOOC, announced on Tuesday that it is talks to acquire 1/6 of the proven oil reserves in

 
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Question 7.
On Tuesday, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh offered a vehement criticism of the _____, undermining efforts by U.S. President Barack Obama to garner greater international support for the agreement.

 
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Question 8.
Police and military forces attempted to break up pro-democracy protests by more than 50,000 people, resulting in the death of at least 120 people in the West African nation of _____ on Monday.

 
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Question 9.
Widespread flooding in _____ last week resulted in the deaths of more than 240 people and could devastate rice production in the country this year.

 
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Question 10.
Alberto Fujimori, former President of _____, on Monday pleaded guilty to charges of wiretapping opponents and paying bribes to lawmakers during his ten year presidency.

 
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