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Current Events Quiz, March 19, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
John Demjanjuk died last week. He was appealing a 5-year prison sentence and was notorious for being a

 
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Question 2.
This former Libyan official, wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, was arrested last weekend in Mauritania.

 
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Question 3.
A 30-minute video that became the most viral video in history has built momentum for apprending this indicted war criminal.

 
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Question 4.
After U.S.-Afghan relations deteriorated following the massacre of 16 civilians by a U.S. soldier, President Obama said that

 
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Question 5.
This key Egyptian religious leader died last week.

 
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Question 6.
French President Sarkozy has made the EU an issue in his reelection campaign by controversially threatening to pull France out of the

 
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Question 7.
North Korea has encountered international opposition over its plan to

 
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Question 8.
Bo Xilai, an official in line for promotion to the Chinese Communist Party's senior ranks, made news last week by

 
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Question 9.
Ex-Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga was found guilty last week of conscripting child soldiers, becoming the first person ever convicted by

 
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Question 10.
Last week marked the first anniversary of the uprising in this country, which has killed more than 8,000 people and forced 230,000 to flee their homes.

 
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