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Current Events Quiz, May 30, 2011



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Late last week Egypt provoked Israeli outrage by opening its border crossing with

 
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Question 2.
At the G-8 summit in France, the world’s wealthiest countries agreed to a $20 billion aid package for

 
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Question 3.
A militant raid on a naval base in __________________ raised questions about the security of the country’s nuclear weapons and the loyalty of its armed forces.

 
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Question 4.
The European Union last week imposed targeted sanctions on which world leader?

 
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Question 5.
The seizure of the disputed border town of Abyei threatened to reignite civil war in

 
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Question 6.
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde launched her candidacy last week for what position?

 
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Question 7.
International fugitive Ratko Mladic was captured this week. He was wanted for

 
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Question 8.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was charged by the ruling military council with what crime?

 
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Question 9.
The Spanish government took what action last week toward protesters who had been demonstrating against government economic policies for the past two weeks?

 
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Question 10.
After the country’s leader refused to step down, fierce clashes broke out between tribesmen and soldiers last week in the capital city of

 
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