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Current Events Quiz, April 23, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Last Saturday the UN Security Council voted to

 
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Question 2.
With its successful test of a long-range missile (with a range of more than 5,000 km), _____________________ can now strike at major Chinese cities, including Beijing.

 
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Question 3.
Egypt's ruling authorities have rejected the appeals of those candidates who have been barred from participating in the country's upcoming

 
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Question 4.
Military conflict between Sudan and South Sudan may have been narrowly averted as South Sudan withdrew from a disputed

 
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Question 5.
On Sunday voters in this country went to the polls in the first round of a presidential election that is widely expected to lead to the defeat of the incumbent and the election of the Socialist candidate.

 
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Question 6.
This international organization has received additional contributions from member states to increase its "firepower" to $400 billion to deal with further European crises.

 
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Question 7.
Argentina's president provoked outrage in Spain last week by announcing plans to nationalize

 
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Question 8.
Last week the trial of Anders Behring Breivik in Norway drew worldwide media attention. Breivik is charged with

 
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Question 9.
Despite recent clashes between police and anti-government protesters and fears of more serious disruptions, the Formula 1 Grand Prix was held as scheduled last Sunday in

 
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Question 10.
The selection of Korean-born American health expert Jim Yong Kim as the next president of the ____________________ was met with opposition from some developing countries, who charged that the selection process needs to be open to a wider range of candidates, more transparent, and merit-based.

 
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