Current Events Quiz, April 27, 2010
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Elections scheduled for early May took on a new dynamic after a surprising performance by Nick Clegg, leader of the _______, turned the election into a three-way race.
British National Party
Liberal Democratic Party
Which global currency sank to an 11-month low as a result of concerns over the Greek economic crisis last week?
the British Pound
the U.S. dollar
the Russian ruble
Three explosions rocked the business district in the Thai capital, _______, last week, killing three and injuring more than 70 people.
The withdrawal of the Liberals from a broad coalition government, making it almost impossible for the five-month old ruling coalition to carry on in
Speaking ahead of the G20 meeting last week, the governments of _____ and ______ added to calls from the United States pressuring China to devalue its currency.
the European Union and Japan
Canada and Mexico
Japan and India
Brazil and India
Military attacks launched by the Iraqi government last week killed Abu Hamzah al-Muhajir and Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, two key leaders of
Saddam Hussein’s Revolutionary Guard.
the Kurdish separatist movement.
al-Qaeda in Iraq.
The Chinese on Friday replaced Wang Lequan, the hardline communist leader, with Zhang Chunzian, a leader known for his economic training and media savvy, in the troubled western province of
More than 90,000 people gathered at protests over the weekend in ______ over the weekend to demand the withdrawal of American forces from the island.
Reynaldo Bingnone, the former military dictator of _______, was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Tuesday for his involvement in the kidnapping, torture, and murder of 56 people in clandestine concentration camps during his rule.
Omar al-Bashir looks poised to win a landslide re-election in _______, although allegations of electoral fraud have already been raised.
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