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Current Events Quiz, February 27, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Demonstrations and violence against U.S. troops broke out last week in Afghanistan after soldiers reportedly __________________ at a U.S. air base.

 
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Question 2.
After two U.S. military officers were killed at Afghanistan's Interior Ministry last week, all coalition advisers in Afghan ministries

 
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Question 3.
Over 100 civilians were killed last weekend in Syria as the population prepared to vote

 
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Question 4.
Marie Colvin was killed in the Syrian city of Homs last week. She had gained notoriety as

 
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Question 5.
The European Commission now predicts that the 17-country eurozone will experience __________________________ in 2012.

 
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Question 6.
Pakistan made news last week by deciding to ____________________ the compound used as a hideout by Osama bin Laden.

 
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Question 7.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has concluded that Iran's uranium enrichment activities have been

 
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Question 8.
The U.S. special envoy to North Korea said last week that the two countries had held "substantive and serious" talks (the first since the death of Kim Jong-Il) on the issue of

 
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Question 9.
After 14 hours of negotiations, eurozone finance ministers last week approved a second bailout for

 
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Question 10.
The foreign minister of _________________ resigned last week amid speculation that he would challenge the prime minister for leadership of the Labor Party.

 
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