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Current Events Quiz, August 22, 2011



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Tensions flared between Israel and its neighbors after Palestinian militants attacked Israeli targets on Thursday, having passed through the territory of

 
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Question 2.
Iran has sentenced two American hikers to eight years in prison on charges of

 
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Question 3.
Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi made news this week by meeting with

 
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Question 4.
India released from jail this week Anna Hazare, who has organized hunger strikes to campaign against

 
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Question 5.
The U.S. and the E.U. made news last week by calling, for the first time, for the resignation of

 
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Question 6.
As of Sunday Libya's rebels were

 
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Question 7.
A summit between these two European countries established guidelines for greater cooperation on budgets, tax policy and making balanced budgets a constitutional requirement.

 
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Question 8.
A UN-backed court investigating the murder of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri has published its indictment against four members of

 
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Question 9.
Egypt's ruling military council has decided not to try _____________________ in military courts.

 
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Question 10.
In a move that could significantly increase pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the EU is planning to

 
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