Current Events Quiz, May 25, 2010
This activity contains 10 questions.
What happened to the sanctions package proposed by the United States at United Nations take last week in response to the ongoing dispute over Iran’s nuclear program?
It was vetoed by China.
It was withdrawn without a vote.
It was vetoed by Russia.
It was passed.
Ongoing protests in ______ continued to rock the capital, Bangkok, last week.
According to a report issued last week by the government of South Korea, the sinking of the South Korean corvette Chenon in March was the result of
espionage by North Korean saboteurs.
a small boat attack by al Qaeda.
a torpedo attack by a North Korean submarine.
a missile attack by a North Korean fighter jet.
In a dispute over who controls the U.S. intelligence community, Dennis Blair, who was serving as ______, was forced to resign.
Director of the National Security Agency
Chair of the National Security Council
Director of National Intelligence
Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
The government of ______ last week announced plans to launch a solar-powered spacecraft which will use solar sails to make its way to Venus.
the United States
the European Union
The ruling party of Meles Zenawi is expected to win Saturday’s election in
Leaders on the island of Okinawa accused the government of Japan of betrayal after the Japanese Prime Minister, Yukio Hatoyama,
agreed to permit a referendum on independence for Okinawa.
refused to permit a referendum on independence for Okinawa.
rejected a controversial deal to relocate an American base on the island.
agreed to a controversial deal to relocate an American base on the island.
Taliban insurgents launched a second high-profile attack against the main NATO airbase in the _______ region of Afghanistan.
In a speech to the Congress during his state visit to the United States last week, President Felippe Calderón of Mexico on Thursday called on the United States to
ban assault weapons.
expand the NAFTA agreement to include other Latin American countries.
reduce barriers to immigration.
expand existing support packages for the Mexican peso.
Signaling a break from recent initiatives, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner last week suggested that _____ has already made good efforts to address U.S. concerns over currency value and trade policy.
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