Current Events Quiz, October 24, 2011
This activity contains 10 questions.
A controversial prisoner swap last week between Israel and _______________ freed an Israeli soldier who had been held captive for five years.
On Sunday this country held what has been called the first election of the "Arab Spring" in order to select a constituent assembly to design a new political system.
President Obama declared last week that by the end of 2011 there will be ______________________ U.S. troops left in Iraq.
In a historic move, this militant group announced last week that it will lay down its arms.
the Irish Republican Army
the Pakistani Taliban
Former Libyan leader Moammar Qaddafi was
killed last week by U.S. special forces.
extradited to the International Criminal Court on Saturday to face trial.
captured last week in the capital of Tripoli.
killed last week by rebels.
Kenya sent troops into Somalia last week in order to fight against
"occupying" African Union forces.
U.S. special forces advising the Somali government.
the transitional government.
the Al Shabaab rebels.
In apparent retaliation for Ukraine's jailing of opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko, the European Union has
called off a high-level meeting with Ukraine's president.
officially rejected Ukraine's bid for membership in the EU.
ordered all European banks to stop doing business with Ukraine.
imposed economic sanctions on Ukraine.
Pakistan and India made news this week as the two states
announced a nuclear disarmament treaty.
neared an agreement on trade liberalization.
agreed to a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir conflict by 2015.
massed troops along their shared border.
Protests in Greece turned violent last week as the Greek parliament prepared to vote on
dropping the euro as its currency.
a bill that would eliminate public education.
unpopular austerity measures.
a treaty of peace with archrival Turkey.
Turkey vowed revenge last week for attacks by _________________ that killed 24 policemen and soldiers.
ethnic Greek militias
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