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Current Events Quiz, February 8, 2010



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The government of China on Tuesday warned the United States that any meeting with ______ would undermine U.S.-China relations.

 
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Question 2.
The European Parliament on Thursday dealt a blow to U.S. counterterrorism efforts when it passed voted to

 
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Question 3.
Relations between Israel and ______ suffered a setback last week after Israel’s foreign minister, Avigdor Liberman, suggested that the return of the Golan Heights would not be part of any peace deal between the two countries.

 
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Question 4.
Citing his ailing health, the cabinet of Umaru Yar’Adua, the president of ______, appears to be moving toward removing the sitting president from office.

 
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Question 5.
Pressure on Rajendra Pachauri, who currently serves as the head of the ______, intensified last week after it was reported that several studies released by the agency contained inaccurate or incorrect information.

 
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Question 6.
The meeting of the G7 took place in Iqaluit, Canada, on Friday. Which of the following countries is NOT a member of the G7?

 
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Question 7.
A deal between the Democratic Unionists and Sinn Féin was reached on Friday. The latest agreement is intended to save the Northern Ireland assembly by

 
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Question 8.
An announcement by the government of Iran that it would _____ prompted condemnation by the United States.

 
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Question 9.
Seeking to overcome an assertion that it would seek to “prevent secession” in next year’s referendum on self-determination in ______, a senior United Nations official said in an interview that the UN had no position on the issue.

 
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Question 10.
Positive news from the U.S. economy last week suggested that in the fourth quarter of 2009,

 
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