Current Events Quiz, June 22, 2010
This activity contains 10 questions.
Recent polls suggest that Kevin Rudd, the once popular prime minister of _______, could lose the next election expected to take place in a few months.
A fragile peace returned to the city of Osh in Kyrgyzstan last week after ethnic violence forced more than 100,000 ethnic ________ to flee.
On Tuesday, British Prime Minister David Cameron made news for his historic apology issued for
the killing of 13 unarmed civilians by British soldiers on Bloody Sunday.
Britain’s poor performance in the 2010 World Cup.
atrocities committed in the name of the British Empire in the nineteenth century.
the Conservative Party’s involvement in the expense scandal publicized earlier this year.
Facing increased international pressure following its attack on a Turkish relief vessel earlier last month, the Israeli government last week announced it would “liberalize” its embargo on _______, allowing more construction material to enter the area.
the West Bank
the Golan Heights
The trail of several individuals accused of being members of the separatist group the ________ began in Turkey on Thursday.
Kurdistan Workers’ Party
Balochistani Independence Movement
Assyrian Universal Alliance
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
The government of Brazil announced on Thursday that it would suspend sanctions on _______ imports from the United States, temporarily ending one of the most contentious disputes in international trade.
Tony Hayward was subject to intense questioning by the U.S. Congress last week. Who is Hayward?
An expert on the North Korean nuclear program.
A former counterintelligence officer discharged from the U.S. military under the don’t ask, don’t tell policy.
The four-star general responsible for U.S. military operations in Afghanistan.
The chief executive officer of British Petroleum.
More than 130 people were killed and 800,000 were evacuated from a region in southern China over the weekend as the result of
a powerful earthquake.
Greenpeace is calling on the European Union to impose stricter controls over toxic waste exports after it was learned that several European companies were illegally exporting toxic and radioactive materials to
the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Twin bombings in ______ over the weekend killed 26 people.
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