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Current Events Quiz, May 21, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic made news last week

 
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Question 2.
Pakistan and the U.S. appeared close to a deal last week that would

 
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Question 3.
Greece's efforts to form a government last week produced

 
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Question 4.
The crisis involving Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng appeared to come to an end last week as he

 
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Question 5.
Iran executed a man last week who had allegedly

 
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Question 6.
This organization has launched its first attack on Somalia's pirates, hitting a pirate base with an airstrike.

 
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Question 7.
At last week's G8 meeting in the U.S., the world's wealthiest countries reportedly "ganged up" on this country's leader, trying to get the leader to focus on growth rather than austerity measures.

 
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Question 8.
The leader of ________________ did not attend the G8 meeting, a decision viewed as threatening increased tensions with the United States.

 
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Question 9.
It was reported last week that six oil-rich monarchies in the Middle East, led by ________________, are seeking closer relations on security and foreign affairs in the wake of the upheavals of the Arab Spring.

 
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Question 10.
Ahead of a weekend NATO summit, the Obama administration engaged in "arm-twisting" to secure pledges from its allies to contribute financial aid to

 
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