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Current Events Quiz, November 2, 2010



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Lee Myung-bak, president of South Korea, last week called on the North Korean government to

 
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Question 2.
British Prime Minister David Cameron won an important victory at the European Union last week when he convinced European leaders to

 
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Question 3.
Dilma Rousseff was elected president of Brazil over the weekend. Which of the following statements about Rousseff is NOT true?

 
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Question 4.
A series of explosive devices were found in cargo aircraft over the weekend. According to preliminary reports, the plot originated with al Qaeda operatives in

 
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Question 5.
Four senior governmental officials in _____, including Moses Wetangula, the country’s foreign minister, last week after a corruption probe accused them of being involved in several schemes.

 
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Question 6.
Indonesia’s central bank last week announced it was considering imposing currency controls in order to

 
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Question 7.
The Chinese government last week unveiled a new system known as Tianhe-1A. What is Tianhe 1-A?

 
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Question 8.
According to reports leaked last week, relations between the United States and Turkey are souring over Turkey’s refusal to

 
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Question 9.
Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, announced it was reconsidering its planned $4.6 billion takeover of Massmart, the third-largest retailer in

 
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Question 10.
The unexpected death of Néstor Kirchner, the most influential politician in _______, last week left the country’s future political direction uncertain.

 
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