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Current Events Quiz, December 15, 2009



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Global markets were relieved on Monday after the government of Abu Dhabi announced that it would provide a $10 billion to assist the government of _____ in meeting its debt obligations.

 
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Question 2.
On Saturday, a British judge issued an arrest warrant for war crimes alledgedly committed by Tzipi Livni, the former foreign minister of

 
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Question 3.
Over the past week, the government of ______ has stepped up its attacks against Taliban militants operating in the northern part of the country.

 
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Question 4.
At a public appearance in Milan last week, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was

 
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Question 5.
In Iran, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday accused opposition leaders of

 
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Question 6.
In a sign that protectionism may still be on the rise, the government of _____ on Thursday imposed new duties on steel products imported from the United States and Russia.

 
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Question 7.
A series of violent protests broke out in India last week after the government agreed to

 
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Question 8.
International talks geared at reducing global greenhouse gas emissions continue in ______ this week despite concerns that little real progress is being made.

 
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Question 9.
The U.S. government is expected to announce today that many prisoners currently detained at Guantanamo Bay will be

 
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Question 10.
In an effort to stabilize deteriorating public finances and restore public confidence, the government of ______ on Wednesday announced a new budget in which spending was slashed.

 
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