Current Events Quiz, June 13, 2011
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As the Syrian government cracks down on rebels, a flood of refugees is pouring into
Which two countries have drafted a UN resolution condemning Syria for its crackdown?
China and Russia
Britain and the United States
Britain and France
France the United States
The EU last week gave a green light for EU membership to
Peru’s presidential election was won by leftwing ex-general
A Chinese blogger who posted a political joke about a local Communist party chief received what punishment last week?
one year in a labor camp
a $100,000 fine
five years in prison
death by firing squad
It was reported last week that Japan’s exports, after two months of decline,
declined again in May.
stayed steady in May.
rose to an all time high in May.
increased slightly in May.
The government of _______________ last week approved a four-year austerity package in exchange for receiving a new bailout from the EU and IMF.
After the heaviest bombardment of the 11-week air campaign against Libya, Moammar Qaddafi last week
vowed to fight to the death.
announced an immediate ceasefire against the Libyan rebels.
had reportedly fled the country.
agreed to step down.
Iran announced last week that it planned to increase its
assistance to Hezbollah fighters in Lebanon.
capacity to produce highly enriched uranium.
security forces’ presence on the streets to prevent anti-government protests.
The International Atomic Energy Agency last week referred ___________ to the UN Security Council over allegations that it covertly built a nuclear reactor within its borders.
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