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Current Events Quiz, January 19, 2010



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
On Thursday, the government of Greece announced a new three-year plan intended to address the country’s

 
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Question 2.
Last week, _____ announced it would not bow to pressure from the Chinese government to censor its operations in the country.

 
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Question 3.
Over the weekend, Afghan President Hamid Karzai suffered another setback in his effort to establish a new government in the country after

 
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Question 4.
With all official buildings raised to the ground by an earthquake, the government of ______ announced this weekend that it would move all operations to a police station near the capital’s airport.

 
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Question 5.
Sunday’s presidential run-off elections in Chile are historic because

 
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Question 6.
According to reports from ongoing negotiations, the United States and Russia are making good progress in START talks. What will the START agreement do?

 
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Question 7.
Elections in _______ on Sunday pit Viktor Yanukovich against his rival, Yulia Tymoshenko, in the first ballot since the Orange Revolution of 2004.

 
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Question 8.
The government of _______ over the weekend launched a probe investigating allegations of corruption against chief executive of Sonatrach, the state oil company, and other members of its management team.

 
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Question 9.
On Wednesday, the government of ______ issued a formal apology to Turkey over the treatment of its ambassador in a last-minute effort to reduce tensions between the two countries.

 
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Question 10.
Umaru Yar’Adua, who is currently the president of ______, is attempting to stave off demands that he resign for health reasons, having spent the past two months in hospital due to a chronic kidney disease and inflammation around his heart.

 
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