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Current Events Quiz, October 13, 2009



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
On Friday, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to

 
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Question 2.
The security situation in Pakistan declined over the weekend, as Taliban militants responded with car bombs and hostage seizures in response to the decision of the Pakistani government to renew its offensive in

 
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Question 3.
On Saturday, _____ became the latest government to approve the Lisbon Treaty, making the Czech Republic the lone EU member state yet to approve the agreement.

 
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Question 4.
Last week, the United States launched an investigation into Chinese _____ exports, the culmination of which could result in new tariffs being imposed on products destined for the U.S. markets.

 
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Question 5.
Thanks in part to a last minute intervention by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a peace treaty between _____ and _____ was signed on Saturday, potentially clearing the way for improved relations between the two countries.

 
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Question 6.
On Tuesday, Idelphonse Nizeyimana was arrested in Uganda on charges related to his role in

 
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Question 7.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with officials in _____ on Monday, discussing nuclear disarmament and the situation in Iran.

 
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Question 8.
The international community stepped up pressure on the government of _____ this week, calling for the imposition of an arms embargo and travel restrictions targeting the military government in the country.

 
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Question 9.
The Chinese government has sentenced six men to death and one to life imprisonment for their involvement in

 
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Question 10.
The government of _____ on Saturday passed a controversial media reform law requiring the country’s largest media groups to sell off television and radio stations in an effort to introduce greater non-profit and government-run media.

 
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