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Current Events Quiz, April 30, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Blind dissident human rights lawyer Chen Guangcheng made news by escaping house arrest last week in

 
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Question 2.
The dissident referenced in question #1 succeeded in taking refuge in

 
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Question 3.
Charles Taylor, the former president of _________________, was found guilty last week by an international tribunal for war crimes.

 
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Question 4.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has found the country's prime minister guilty of contempt for defying a court order to reopen a corruption case against Pakistan's

 
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Question 5.
As a team of 15 UN monitors toured Syria last week,

 
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Question 6.
Francois Hollande, a presidential candidate from France's _____________ party, has made waves in Europe by calling for a renegotiation of the austerity pact that was intended to help solve the EU's debt crisis.

 
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Question 7.
Much of the international community condemned Israel's decision last week

 
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Question 8.
In the worst diplomatic dispute between the two countries in decades, Saudi Arabia has closed its embassy in

 
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Question 9.
The U.S. and Japan reached agreement last week to

 
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Question 10.
The prime minister of _____________ resigned after his government collapsed last week over unpopular austerity measures.

 
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