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Current Events Quiz, December 5, 2011



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
A UN meeting began last week in Durban, South Africa, focusing on the topic of

 
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Question 2.
The former president of __________________ was turned over to the International Criminal Court last week.

 
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Question 3.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made an historic visit to this military-led country last week.

 
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Question 4.
Pakistan is protesting the NATO air strike that killed 24 of its soldiers by pledging to boycott next month's meeting in Germany focusing on

 
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Question 5.
Angry protesters stormed the British embassy in this world capital last Tuesday.

 
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Question 6.
In Egypt's landmark parliamentary elections, the big winner (with roughly two-thirds of Egyptian votes) appears to be

 
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Question 7.
The election monitoring group Golos, which has received substantial U.S. government grants in advance of parliamentary elections in Russia, was targeted by a Russian court and given this penalty.

 
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Question 8.
Rival candidates have both claimed victory in last week's elections in this central African country, raising fears of violence.

 
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Question 9.
This group has issued a video message claiming responsibility for kidnapping a U.S. development expert in Pakistan.

 
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Question 10.
A six-party political coalition has finally brought an end to this European country's paralysis after 588 days without a formal government.

 
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