Current Events Quiz, June 6, 2011
This activity contains 10 questions.
Why did Yemen’s president depart suddenly for Saudi Arabia?
to flee from Yemen after rebels took over the capital city
to request a loan to prop up his faltering regime
to meet with the Saudi King about an alliance
to receive medical treatment after a rocket attack on his presidential palace
Israeli troops reportedly killed 20 of the demonstrators who were marching toward Israel’s borders from
Which country banned European Union vegetable imports after a deadly outbreak of E. Coli in Germany?
the United States
What plea did accused war criminal Ratko Mladic enter at the war crimes tribunal in the Hague?
He pled guilty.
He pled not guilty by reason of insanity.
He pled not guilty.
He refused to enter a plea.
Google accused hackers from ________________ of attempting to access Gmail accounts of hundreds of government officials, journalists, and military officials.
the United States
The Prime Minister of _____________________ survived a no-confidence vote this week.
Germany has reportedly decided to eliminate its __________________________ by 2022.
nuclear power plants
carbon dioxide emissions
Protests in Syria escalated this week after the high-profile death of
three soldiers who were beaten by demonstrators.
a young mother who had been peacefully demonstrating.
a human rights official who had publicly denounced the regime.
a young boy who had apparently been tortured.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will meet this week in Vienna and are reportedly considering
an increase in oil production.
an oil embargo against Libya.
an oil embargo against Iran.
a decrease in oil production.
Which European country is negotiating a new bailout package that would come with harsh economic restrictions?
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