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Current Events Quiz, May 16



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Former U.S. Senator George Mitchell resigned on Friday from what position?

 
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Question 2.
Which European country is reported to have “powered” strong economic growth in the eurozone this year?

 
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Question 3.
Thousands of citizens gathered on Friday in __________________ to protest against their government despite facing large numbers of troops and tanks.

 
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Question 4.
The head of the International Monetary Fund was detained and questioned in New York on Friday in connection with allegations of

 
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Question 5.
According to the International Energy Agency, world demand for oil ___________________ in March amid high gas prices for American consumers.

 
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Question 6.
This week it was reported that the religious elite in _____________________ has fractured, with some clerics now supporting opponents of the regime.

 
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Question 7.
Workers in Greece took to the streets this week to protest against

 
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Question 8.
China this week banned exports of __________________ to help meet domestic demand.

 
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Question 9.
Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan this week criticized the Western coalition’s intervention in Libya, saying that

 
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Question 10.
Government officials in _____________________ this week continued to accuse the U.S. of violating their sovereignty as the country’s spy agency leaked the name of the CIA station chief to the media.

 
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