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Current Events Quiz, May 23, 2011



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
It was reported this week that ___________________ has fallen back into a recession after previously pulling out of a recession.

 
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Question 2.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn took what action this week relative to his position as Managing Director of the IMF?

 
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Question 3.
In his Middle East speech last Thursday, President Barack Obama provoked a firestorm of controversy with a statement regarding what aspect of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

 
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Question 4.
Which world leader visited the White House last week and publicly disagreed with President Obama regarding his Middle East speech?

 
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Question 5.
The eurozone economic crisis deepened last Friday when ________________ missed a deadline to present a new economic reform plan to parliament amid fears that it could default on its debt repayments.

 
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Question 6.
Last week Israeli troops fired on Palestinian protesters who were marching toward its borders to mark the anniversary of what event?

 
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Question 7.
The International Energy Agency recently warned OPEC countries that if they don’t increase their oil production

 
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Question 8.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (ERBD) made news this past week with the announcement that it will move toward lending to countries in

 
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Question 9.
The World Trade Organization issued a ruling that the aircraft maker ____________________ benefited from illegal subsidies to develop almost its entire range of aircraft.

 
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Question 10.
The Syrian government took what action this week relative to the persistent anti-government protesters?

 
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