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Current Events Quiz, November 28, 2011



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Pakistan closed a key NATO supply route last weekend after an air strike by ___________ killed 24 Pakistani soldiers near the border with Afghanistan.

 
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Question 2.
After a memo surfaced that showed him asking the U.S. for help in reining in his country's military, Pakistan's ambassador to the U.S.

 
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Question 3.
The Obama administration is hoping that a visit by Secretary of State Clinton to this military-led country will promote further democratic reforms.

 
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Question 4.
After thousands of protesters massed in Cairo's Tahrir Square to demand a quick transfer of power from the military to civilian rulers, the existing civilian government (subordinate to the military)

 
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Question 5.
Amid the unrest in Egypt, the military council announced that parliamentary elections planned for Monday

 
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Question 6.
The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor arrived in _________________ this week to push the government to adhere to international standards in the trials of former officials.

 
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Question 7.
The ratings agency Fitch downgraded the debt of this European country last week as unions launched the biggest strike in more than 30 years.

 
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Question 8.
After months of mostly peaceful protests, citizens in this North African country went to the polls last week to choose the country's first popularly elected government.

 
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Question 9.
In response to the ongoing violent crackdown on anti-government protesters in this Middle Eastern country, France made news last week by suggesting intervention to create "humanitarian corridors" for the delivery of relief supplies.

 
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Question 10.
Unrest continued in Yemen last week despite the fact that President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed an agreement

 
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