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Current Events Quiz, March 12, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
A ________________ killed 16 Afghan civilians last weekend, prompting outrage among Afghans.

 
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Question 2.
Which of the following best describes the outcome of Russia's presidential election?

 
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Question 3.
This country angered its fellow EU member states last week by vetoing a proposed climate change policy that would set targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

 
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Question 4.
An attempt by British and Nigerian special forces to rescue two hostages held in Nigeria resulted in

 
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Question 5.
Greece was again a newsmaker in the ongoing eurozone crisis last week as

 
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Question 6.
After his meeting with President Obama last week to discuss (among other things) Iran's nuclear program, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that

 
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Question 7.
Last week the UN's humanitarian chief visited--and former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan announced a visit--to this troubled country in an effort to deal with the ongoing crisis.

 
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Question 8.
A band of tribal elders in Eastern Libya has taken this controversial action in defiance of the central government.

 
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Question 9.
U.S. authorities revealed last week that a member of the group "Anonymous" was arrested and became an informant, leading to charges against five more men, including two in Britain and two in Ireland. The group "Anonymous" is known for what activity?

 
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Question 10.
As of Sunday at least 18 Palestinians had been killed in air strikes launched by Israel in retaliation for rockets fired from

 
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