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Current Events Quiz, February 15, 2010



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Two officials in the government of ______ were suspended on charges of corruption on Sunday. The ministers were William Ruto, Minister of Agriculture, and Sam Ongeri, Minister of Eudcation.

 
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Question 2.
_____ was formally declared the winner of the presidential runoff election in Ukraine on Sunday after an appeal by the opposition leader failed to convince electoral officials that fraud was a factor in the election.

 
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Question 3.
At a meeting on Friday economists at the International Monetary Fund suggested some major reforms to the global economy. Which of the following is NOT one of those reforms?

 
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Question 4.
The diplomatic battle between the United Kingdom and Argentina over _____ intensified over the weekend as Argentine officials accused the UK of “illegally occupying” the area.

 
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Question 5.
Last Thursday marked the 20th anniversary of what historic event?

 
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Question 6.
The Winter Olympic Games began last week in what Canadian city?

 
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Question 7.
Protests and arrests marked the 31st anniversary of the fall of the Shah last week in

 
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Question 8.
President Barack Obama recently endorsed a proposal to separate proprietary trading from commercial banking, effectively re-instituting the Glass-Steagall Act, which was repealed in 1999. The proposal is commonly referred to as the

 
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Question 9.
There was good news for the economy of Japan as it was announced on Monday that in the last quarter of 2009,

 
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Question 10.
General Stanley McChrystal was forced to apologize on Monday after two rockets fired by Nato forces veered off course and killed 12 civilians in

 
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