Current Events Quiz, April 20, 2010
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The government of _____ hosted a two-day nuclear conference in which it criticized the United States as a nuclear-armed “bully.”
In a surprising development, the Liberal Democratic Party has taken the lead over both the Conservatives and Labour in polling ahead of national elections scheduled for May 6 in
the United Kingdom.
More than 17,000 flights have been cancelled across Europe as the result of a(n)
threat of renewed terrorist attacks by al Qaeada.
volcano eruption in Iceland.
error by air traffic control in the United Kingdom.
coordinated strike by labor unions at Europe’s major airlines.
At least ten people were killed Saturday in a terrorist bomb attack against a cricket stadium in Bangalore, a city in the southern part of
International observers issued a statement declaring that elections in ______ failed to reach international standards for free and fair elections.
At least 1,700 people were killed as the result of an earthquake that devastated a region in northwestern _______ last week.
Kurmanbek Bakiyev, the former president of _____, stepped down on Thursday, ending a standoff between his government and the interim government that ousted him last week.
The government of ______ on Thursday proposed a debt swap intended to repay billions of dollars in foreign debt held since 2001.
Leaders of the BRIC countries held a summit last week intended to give the group greater clout on the international stage. Who are the BRIC countries?
Bangladesh, Romania, Indonesia, and Cambodia.
Brazil, Russia, India, and China.
Belgium, Russia, Ireland, and the Congo.
Botswana, Rwanda, Ivory Coast, and Croatia.
The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday urged regulators in the United States and the European Union to
coordinate efforts to address unemployment and inflation.
refrain from over-regulating the financial sector.
impose stricter capital requirements on large banks.
restrict government deficits and limit their spending.
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