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Current Events Quiz, March 4, 2011



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
A gunman opened fire at two US airmen at an airport in ________ on Wednesday, killing two people and wounding two others before being taken into custody.

 
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Question 2.
Sir Howard Davies, head of the prestigious London School of Economies, resigned his post week following allegations that this position had been compromised by

 
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Question 3.
In an attempt to improve its public relations image, the oil giant _______ announced last week that it would not pay bonuses to any of the executive directors involved in last year’s disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

 
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Question 4.
According to a report issued by the International Monetary Fund last week, the recent spike in global food prices have been caused primarily by

 
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Question 5.

According to a report by the Finanical Times last week, the ruling coalition in the United Kingdom has been threatened by a sharp division between the two party leaders, Nick Clegg and David Cameron over the means of tackling extremism in British communities. What two parties do Clegg and Cameron represent?
 
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Question 6.
Rebel forces in _______ last week urged Western forces to intervene by enforcing a no-fly zone over the country and attacking forces loyal to the country’s government.

 
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Question 7.
On Friday, two reports issued by the US government confirmed that the unemployment rate

 
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Question 8.
According to data released by its government last week, ________ surpassed France to become the world’s fifth largest economy in 2010.

 
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Question 9.
The United Nations last week issued a formal apology to the government of Belarus after falsely accusing it of

 
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Question 10.
Protests rocked the funeral of former cabinet official Shahbaz Bhatti in _________ last week, as mourners demanded greater tolerance for religious minorities in the country.

 
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