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Current Events Quiz, August 29, 2011



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Last week the criminal charges against former IMF chief and possible French presidential candidate Dominique Strauss-Kahn were

 
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Question 2.
It was reported last weekend that Al Qaeda's second-in-command

 
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Question 3.
The ratings agency Moody's last week downgraded the debt of

 
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Question 4.
The prime minister of ____________ resigned last week as head of the ruling party, triggering a short election that will give the country its sixth leader in six years.

 
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Question 5.
Britain and the US are putting intense pressure on this country to drop its opposition to the unfreezing of $1.5 billion of assets owned by the Qaddafi regime.

 
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Question 6.
NATO aircraft are targeting weaponry in this town, the birthplace of Qaddafi and the stronghold of loyalist forces.

 
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Question 7.
This European country approved an emergency austerity package last week amid fears it could be forced to ask for a bailout, like several of its eurozone neighbors.

 
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Question 8.
A bombing last week killed 18 people at a UN office in

 
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Question 9.
A spokesman for this Gaza Strip organization has announced it will adhere to a ceasefire if Israeli forces stop their attacks.

 
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Question 10.
India's prime minister made an emotional appeal to social activist Anna Hazare last week, asking Hazare to end

 
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