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Current Events Quiz, February 6, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
In Egypt, public anger at the ruling military authorities grew last week after the deaths of 74 people during a

 
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Question 2.
Tensions increased between North and South Sudan last week after the collapse of key talks over

 
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Question 3.
The Obama administration made news last week by announcing that its combat troops in Afghanistan

 
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Question 4.
Pakistan's Supreme Court plans to file contempt charges against the country's prime minister, Yusuf Raza Gilani, over his

 
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Question 5.
A UN Security Council resolution to condemn the violence in Syria was vetoed last weekend by

 
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Question 6.
The village of Wukan in southern China--the site of vocal anti-government protests in recent weeks--made news last week as

 
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Question 7.
Turkey's threatened sanctions against France may not materialize now that France has

 
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Question 8.
Tens of thousands of Russians have gathered in a series of demonstrations against

 
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Question 9.
The Russian energy giant Gazprom acknowledged that it briefly cut gas supplies to _______________ amid a spell of extreme cold.

 
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Question 10.
After the failure of a UN Security Council resolution condemning the violence in Syria, the United States has vowed to put "immense pressure" on Syria's president to

 
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