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Current Events Quiz, November 3, 2009



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
On Tuesday, gold prices hit record highs after _____ announced it would purchase more than 200 tons of bullion (valued at $6.7 billion) from the International Monetary Fund.

 
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Question 2.
After his rival, Abdullah Abdullah, pulled out of the race over the weekend, incumbent president Hamid Karzai was officially re-elected president of

 
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Question 3.
After the country’s highest court ruled that the Treaty of Lisbon did not violate the country’s constitution, the president of ______ signed the treaty, clearing the way for further integration in the European Union.

 
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Question 4.
Radovan Karadzic made his first appearance before a UN-backed court this week. Karadzic is accused of war crimes and genocide for actions undertaken while he was the leader of

 
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Question 5.
In a surprising announcement on Monday, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund,

 
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Question 6.
Which foreign leader addressed a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, urging greater action on climate change.

 
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Question 7.
Last week the U.S. Navy put to sea the USS New York, a new assault ship. The steel used to construct the new vessel is unique because it was

 
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Question 8.
Israeli security forces ere on alert following an announcement by ______ that it had test-fired a rocket capable of reaching Tel Aviv, Israel’s capital, on Tuesday.

 
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Question 9.
Prince Charles, heir apparent to the British crown, began an eleven day visit to _____ on Tuesday.

 
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Question 10.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s visit to Israel over the weekend sparked protest in the Islamic world as she

 
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