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Current Events Quiz, September 28, 2010



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The Commonwealth Games Federation last week issued a scathing criticism of _____’s preparation efforts ahead of next month’s Commonwealth Games, which the country is slated to host.

 
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Question 2.
A potential new dispute between the United States and China emerged last week after China announced its intention to move forward with plans to export two nuclear reactors to

 
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Question 3.
Forces in _______ announced that they had killed rebel leader Victor Suárez Rojas, who was a key leader in the country’s main leftwing rebel group, Farc.

 
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Question 4.
Tensions between China and Japan last week intensified after China accused four Japanese citizens of

 
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Question 5.
Which of the following was NOT among the issues stressed by President Obama during his meeting on Thursday with Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao?

 
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Question 6.
The European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, Olli Rehn, last week announced a proposal to crackdown on public finances. Specifically, Rehn proposed legislation that would

 
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Question 7.
In a surprise result, _______ was elected as the leader of the Labour Party in Britain over the weekend, promptly declaring Tony Blair’s “New Labour” dead.

 
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Question 8.
The French military over the weekend launched operations intended to locate five French nationals believed to have been kidnapped by Islamist militants operating in

 
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Question 9.
World leaders converged on New York last week for the annual opening session of the

 
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Question 10.
Plans by the European Union to issue a formal censure of the French government appear to be moving forward, with the intention of issuing the statement next week. Why did the EU censure the French government?

 
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