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Current Events Quiz, May 7, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
France's presidential election on Sunday was won by

 
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Question 2.
President Obama made a surprise visit to this country last week and signed a strategic partnership agreement which will last until 2024.

 
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Question 3.
Japan's nuclear program made news last week when the country

 
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Question 4.
Chen Guangcheng left the U.S. embassy in Beijing last week, where he had been under U.S. protection for several days. Mr. Chen is well known as

 
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Question 5.
After Chen Guangchen left the U.S. embassy, he voiced concerns for his safety and a deal was reportedly negotiated which would allow him to

 
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Question 6.
As Greeks went to the polls on Sunday for parliamentary elections, it was clear that the mainstream political parties who have dominated the most recent government would

 
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Question 7.
European leaders and EU Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso have announced they will not attend matches at the Euro 2012 games in Ukraine in order to protest

 
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Question 8.
Following the lead of Argentina, the government of _______________ has seized the assets of Spanish power company Red Electrica.

 
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Question 9.
Last week South Korea accused North Korea of

 
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Question 10.
In Myanmar, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose party has been boycotting parliament

 
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