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Current Events Quiz, June 20, 2011



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai revealed last Thursday that _________________ is involved in preliminary peace talks with the Taliban.

 
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Question 2.
Women in Saudi Arabia are, with increasing frequency, posting pictures of themselves online engaging in what banned activity to protest this ban?

 
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Question 3.
Following the killing of Osama Bin Laden, Al Qaeda has reportedly selected as its new leader

 
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Question 4.
It was announced last week that Pakistan had arrested five “informants” who had allegedly fed information to

 
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Question 5.
President Obama recently called for a ceasefire in Sudan, where fighting has escalated between

 
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Question 6.
The International Monetary Fund announced last week that the risks of another global credit shortage have

 
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Question 7.
Disgraced former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s first words after being detained, according to prosecutors, involved him invoking what privilege?

 
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Question 8.
A senior Palestinian official has confirmed that the Palestinians will urge the UN to

 
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Question 9.
This country, which has experienced the highest inflation of any major emerging market, raised interest rates last week for the 10th time in 15 months.

 
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Question 10.
In response to the country’s youth-led protest movement, the King of Morocco is expected to

 
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