Current Events Quiz, September 5, 2011
This activity contains 10 questions.
Libya's rebels last week
refused to accept funds that had been seized from the Qaddafi regime, calling the money "tainted."
issued a deadline for Qaddafi's forces to surrender.
captured Sirte, the hometown of Qaddafi.
captured Moammar Qaddafi.
Last week, this country expelled Israel's top diplomats and suspended military ties with the Jewish state.
The European Union made news last week by imposing sanctions on
Syria's arms industry.
Hamas and Islamic Jihad.
The new Japanese Prime Minister is
The European Union last week warned _________________ that certain free trade agreements are in jeopardy due to the country's "show trial" against opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko.
In an audiotape released this week, a speaker claiming to be Moammar Qaddafi said
he would transfer power to rebel leaders if they met a series of demands.
he was no longer in Libya and did not intend to return.
he would not give up and the rebels should prepare for a long fight.
he would leave the country if promised immunity from prosecution.
It was reported last week that the United Nations Security Council is stalemated over how to deal with
Footage of a _______________ general discussing sensitive spy cases was leaked to Youtube last week.
Increasingly concerned about the country's budget deficits, IMF and EU officials broke off talks last week with ____________ about releasing the next round of emergency loans.
Wikileaks last Friday made public its entire archive of uncensored
National Security Agency wiretapping transcripts.
UN Security Council deliberations.
U.S. State Department cables.
Pentagon war plans.
The Submit Answers for Grading feature requires scripting to function. Your browser either does not support scripting or you have turned scripting off.
So, the Submit Answers for Grading button below will not work.
The following Submit Answers for Grading button is provided in its place and will clear your answers:
The Clear Answers and Start Over feature requires scripting to function. Your browser either does not support scripting or you have turned scripting off.
So, the Clear Answers and Start Over button below will not work.
The following Clear Answers button is provided in its place and will clear your answers:
Your browser either does not support scripting or you have turned scripting off. Because of this, the answer choices will NOT appear in a different order each time the page is loaded, though that is mentioned below. Note that you do not need this feature to use this site.
Answer choices in this exercise appear in a different order each time the page
Copyright © 1995 - 2017
. All rights reserved. Pearson Longman is an imprint of
[Return to the Top of this Page]
: [Return to the Top of this Page]