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Current Events Quiz, July 11, 2011



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
On Saturday which country celebrated its birth as an independent state?

 
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Question 2.
It was reported this week that China's __________________ has hit a three-year high.

 
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Question 3.
The Syrian government this week found itself engaged in a violent struggle against rebels in the city of

 
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Question 4.
The Syrian city mentioned in the above question was visited by _______________________, prompting outrage from Syria's government.

 
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Question 5.
This week the U.S. ratings agency Moody's took the controversial step of downgrading the government debt of

 
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Question 6.
The International Olympic Committee announced this week that __________________ has won the right to host the 2018 Winter Olympics.

 
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Question 7.
As the sexual assault case against him appeared to fall apart in New York City, former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn this week

 
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Question 8.
A report this week revealed that U.S. officials believe Pakistan’s intelligence agency may have been involved in the killing of

 
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Question 9.
In Mexico's state elections, the former governing party PRI, which ruled for 71 consecutive years

 
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Question 10.
A lawsuit accusing the Dutch government of failing to protect Bosnian civilians when its peacekeepers allowed the infamous 1995 massacre in Srebrenica reached a conclusion this week when a Dutch court decided

 
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