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Current Events Quiz, May 25, 2010

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
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?

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Question 2.
Ongoing protests in ______ continued to rock the capital, Bangkok, last week.

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Question 3.
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

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Question 4.
In a dispute over who controls the U.S. intelligence community, Dennis Blair, who was serving as ______, was forced to resign.

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Question 5.
The government of ______ last week announced plans to launch a solar-powered spacecraft which will use solar sails to make its way to Venus.

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Question 6.
The ruling party of Meles Zenawi is expected to win Saturday’s election in

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Question 7.
Leaders on the island of Okinawa accused the government of Japan of betrayal after the Japanese Prime Minister, Yukio Hatoyama,

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Question 8.
Taliban insurgents launched a second high-profile attack against the main NATO airbase in the _______ region of Afghanistan.

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Question 9.
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

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Question 10.
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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