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Current Events Quiz, April 27, 2010



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
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.

 
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Question 2.
Which global currency sank to an 11-month low as a result of concerns over the Greek economic crisis last week?

 
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Question 3.
Three explosions rocked the business district in the Thai capital, _______, last week, killing three and injuring more than 70 people.

 
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Question 4.
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

 
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Question 5.
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.

 
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Question 6.
Military attacks launched by the Iraqi government last week killed Abu Hamzah al-Muhajir and Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, two key leaders of

 
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Question 7.
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

 
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Question 8.
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.

 
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Question 9.
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.

 
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Question 10.
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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