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Current Events Quiz, October 10, 2011



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The rating agency Moody’s cut this European country's credit rating by three notches last week.

 
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Question 2.
After months of protests against his 33-year rule, Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh announced on Sunday that

 
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Question 3.
Last week a UN Security Council resolution condemning Syria's crackdown on anti-government protesters

 
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Question 4.
The U.S. Congress is considering legislation that would impose tariffs on Chinese imports in retaliation for

 
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Question 5.
Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) has declared that it will consider the country liberated and start moving toward elections as soon as

 
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Question 6.
Last Friday the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to three activists for women's rights, including the current president of

 
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Question 7.
In its effort to join the World Trade Organization, Russia is entering into negotiations with this neighbor, which has objected to its WTO accession.

 
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Question 8.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin made news last week by calling for

 
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Question 9.
Afghanistan's president Hamid Karzai has reportedly chosen to form a strategic partnership with

 
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Question 10.
In a preliminary opinion last week the EU's highest court ruled that non-European ____________________ doing business in Europe would have to buy permits for their carbon dioxide emissions.

 
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