Current Events Quiz, December 8, 2009
This activity contains 10 questions.
More than 125 killed were injured and nearly 500 injured when a series of car bombs went off in _____ on Monday.
An international conference dealing with ______ began this week in the Danish capital Copenhagen.
restructuring the International Monetary Fund
global climate change
the situation in Afghanistan
the global economic crisis
On Monday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
expanded its efforts to regulate pollution releases into oceans.
mandated stricter fuel efficiency standards for automobiles.
overturned an earlier decision restricting oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
issued a ruling allowing for the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions.
The United Nations last week suspended ______ from participating in the Clean Development Mechanism after questions were raised about the participation of dozens of wind farms in the country.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair ______ faced intense questioning by the Senate last week during his effort to gain reappointment to another five year term.
The draw for the 2010 World Cup took place in ______, as the country prepares to act as host for the world’s most important football (soccer) tournament.
On Monday, the government of ______ was warned by the European Central Bank that it faced a credit downgrade if it failed to bring its budget under control.
The government of Israel warned on Sunday that within ten months it could
intensify the embargo against the West Bank.
expand the size of its military by 20 percent.
launch an airstrike against secret Iranian nuclear facilities.
resume the construction of settlements in the West Bank.
On Sunday, incumbent Evo Morales decisively won re-election as president of
After being wounded in an assassination attempt, the military captain who has been acting as the president of ______ since December was forced to flee to Morocco, allowing his vice president to take control.
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