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Current Events Quiz, November 21, 2011

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The U.S. provoked the ire of China last week by announcing plans to base 2,500 U.S. troops in this Asian country.

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Question 2.
The son and one-time heir apparent of former Libyan leader Moammar Qaddafi has been

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Question 3.
In a surprise move, President Obama has decided to send Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to this pariah country.

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Question 4.
A new "technocrat" cabinet of experts rather than politicians was formed last week in this eurozone country.

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Question 5.
A scandal escalated in Pakistan last week as a memo was leaked that revealed Pakistan's government asked the U.S. to

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Question 6.
At the ASEAN Summit, China has warned the U.S. to stay out of its disputes with its neighbors over

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Question 7.
700 people were injured in this country last Sunday when protesters clashed with police, demanding that the military rulers hand power to civilian leaders.

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Question 8.
Arab League states are reportedly preparing to ____________________ Syria.

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Question 9.
Army defectors have stepped up their role in the battle against this country's regime.

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Question 10.
This powerful Egyptian group was in the news repeatedly last week, demonstrating against the government and preparing to defeat its rivals in the upcoming elections.

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