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Current Events Quiz, March 26, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
President Obama has nominated Jim Yong Kim, the president of Dartmouth College who has played a leading role in global health, to lead this organization.

 
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Question 2.
It was announced last week that U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, who is alleged to have killed 17 Afghans in a shooting rampage, would be charge with 17 counts of

 
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Question 3.
A military coup toppled the government of _______________ last week.

 
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Question 4.
As oil prices continue to rise, Saudi Arabia has announced that it will

 
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Question 5.
An Al Qaeda-inspired gunman killed three soldiers, a rabbi, and three Jewish schoolchildren in this country before being killed by police last week.

 
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Question 6.
The UN Security Council unanimously passed a nonbinding resolution last week calling for the government of _______________ to abide by a peace plan proposed by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.

 
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Question 7.
Anticipation of the pope's visit to this "outlaw" country drew great media attention last week.

 
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Question 8.
The U.S. is sending election monitors to _______________ to observe the country's parliamentary elections, which have drawn great interest due to the campaign of famous pro-democracy dissident Aung San Suu Kyi.

 
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Question 9.
President Obama and other world leaders are visiting South Korea this week for a summit on

 
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Question 10.
On Sunday _______________ president Abdoulaye Wade, whose attempt to win a third term had provoked violent opposition, conceded defeat after losing a runoff election.

 
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