Current Events Quiz, April 6, 2010
This activity contains 10 questions.
A severe drought in Thailand has pushed global prices for ______ to the highest level since World War II.
According to reports issued by Russian intelligence, last week’s terrorist attack on the Moscow metro was believed to be the work of
In a surprising development, President Barack Obama announced last week that he lift the ban on oil exploration
on the Pacific coast.
in the Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge.
on the Atlantic coast.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai last week launched a scathing attack against Afghanistan’s western allies and the United Nations, accusing them of
engaging in covert operations to destabilize the Afghan government.
incompetence and corruption in handling post-war reconstruction in Afghanistan.
secretly supporting the Taliban and other extremist elements in Afghanistan.
involvement in the fraud that marred last year’s presidential elections.
On Thursday, President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao confirmed they would meet later this month to discuss
efforts to prevent another global economic crisis.
the value of the Chinese rumbai.
the situation in Tibet.
According to a report issued on Friday, U.S. companies in March
added more than 150,000 jobs.
added more than 2,500,000 jobs.
shed more than 2,500,000 jobs.
shed more than 150,000 jobs.
A series of bomb attacks against embassies in ______ rocked the town on Sunday, striking the Iranian, German, and Egyptian embassies.
China on Friday offered to accelerate ongoing free trade talks with _____. Annual trade between the two countries is currently valued at approximately $60 billion.
Officials were calling for calm after the far-right leader, Eugene Terreblanche, most well-known for his advocacy of racial segregation, was murdered on Saturday in
Cristina Fernández, President of ______, on Friday described the dispute over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands as a “stain” and a colonial double standard.
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