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Current Events Quiz, November 17, 2009



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
U.S. President Barack Obama met on Monday with ______ to discuss a number of global issues, including the Iranian nuclear program and climate change.

 
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Question 2.
Citizens of the Czech Republic and Slovakia marked the 20th anniversary of the collapse of Communist rule in the region during the ______ Revolution.

 
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Question 3.
Over the weekend, U.S. President Barack Obama conceded that negotiations aimed at producing a new climate change treaty scheduled to take place in _____ in December would likely not produce a new agreement as anticipated.

 
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Question 4.
Ethnic Somali rebels in _____ launched a new offensive against the government over the weekend, capturing several towns.

 
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Question 5.
On Friday, the U.S. government announced that alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other key suspects would be

 
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Question 6.
The government of _____ has demanded that Chile respond to allegations regarding charges of espionage, as relations between the two countries decline.

 
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Question 7.
Violence against Egyptian workers and companies in Algeria over the weekend appear to have been sparked by tensions emerging over

 
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Question 8.
Defying pressure from the United States government, the government of Israel on Tuesday approved a proposal to

 
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Question 9.
German authorities on Tuesday detained two people, Ignace Murwanashyaka and Straton Musoni, on suspicion of alleged involvement in war crimes and crimes against humanity in

 
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Question 10.
According to Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, the global economic recovery will depend on a number of reforms in the global political economy, including

 
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