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Current Events Quiz, July 6, 2010



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The U.S. Department of Justice last week announced the arrest of 10 "deep cover" agents spying on the United States on behalf of the government of

 
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Question 2.
Rodolfo Torre, a leading gubernatorial candidate in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas, was gunned down by drug cartels on Monday. Which political party was Torre part of?

 
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Question 3.
The governments of China and ______ last week signed a new Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement, under negotiation for more than eight years, signaling a dramatic improvement in relations between the two neighbors.

 
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Question 4.
The World Trade Organization last week ruled that European subsidies to ______ violated WTO rules.

 
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Question 5.
The governments of Israel and ______ last week confirmed that they were engaged in secret negotiations intended to improve relations between the two countries after relations were shattered by the assault on the Gaza aid convoy in May.

 
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Question 6.
A series of suicide bomb attacks in the Pakistani city of _______ killed 41 and injured more than 200 people last week.

 
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Question 7.
In an effort to end a political impasse that has stalled efforts at forming a new government in Iraq, ______ visited with Iraqi leaders over the weekend.

 
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Question 8.
At least 220 people were killed after an oil tanker exploded and set fire to a village in

 
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Question 9.
Jackie Selebi, former chief of police in _______, was convicted of corruption last week and now faces at least 15 years in prison.

 
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Question 10.
Roza Otunbayeva was sworn n as the new president of Kyrgyzstan, pledging to

 
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