Current Events Quiz, April 9, 2012
This activity contains 10 questions.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won a seat in parliament in this country's historic elections.
At least 120 ___________________ soldiers were buried by an avalanche last week in the world's highest battlefield.
Seeking to quickly improve ties with the reformist government of ________________, the United States has named its first ambassador to the country in 22 years.
Two weeks after Mali's government was overthrown by junior officers angry at the weak response to a rebel uprising, the Tuareg rebels have declared
that they will disarm by the end of the month.
a military alliance with Nigeria.
that they represent the legitimate government of Mali.
independence for the state of "Azawad."
According to a peace plan proposed by ________________ the deadline arrives this week for a truce in Syria.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
UN envoy Kofi Annan
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
U.S. President Barack Obama
The president of _________________ has resigned after having his doctorate revoked by his former university due to plagiarism.
Last week the U.S. brought charges against ____________________. They will face a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay.
a group of Afghan soldiers who have killed U.S. troops
the chief and deputy leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq
the plotters behind the 9/11 attacks
Taliban insurgents who allegedly bombed the U.S. embassy in Afghanistan
This Egyptian minority group has withdrawn from a constitutional panel, fearing that the new constitution will undermine personal and political freedoms.
the Muslim Brotherhood
Pakistan's President Zardari has made his first visit to _____________, Pakistan's longtime rival.
The U.S. and Afghanistan reached an agreement last Sunday on the thorny issue of
charging the U.S. soldiers accused of burning Korans.
when U.S. forces would be fully withdrawn from the country.
bringing private security contractors under Afghan law.
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