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Current Events Quiz, August 15, 2011

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Question 1.
This week Libyan rebels

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Question 2.
This week China made news by launching its first

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Question 3.
The riots and looting that have shaken the United Kingdom in recent days began when

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Question 4.
Kuwait, Bahrain, and Saudi Arabia this week took what action against Syria?

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Question 5.
Economic data released on Friday indicate that Greece, which is set to receive a second bailout from the EU and IMF,

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Question 6.
Eight Taliban insurgents who are believed to be responsible for the attack on the U.S. helicopter that killed 30 American soldiers have reportedly

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Question 7.
Syria's government on Sunday reportedly used ______________ for the first time to deal with the uprising against Bashar Assad's regime.

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Question 8.
____________ has reportedly drawn up a list of U.S. officials who would be barred from entering the country in response to a similar move by the U.S. last month.

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Question 9.
Gunmen in Pakistan have reportedly kidnapped a U.S. __________ in the eastern city of Lahore.

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Question 10.
The European Commission this week approved temporary restrictions by Spain on

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