Current Events Quiz, May 28, 2012
This activity contains 10 questions.
Several world leaders called for an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council last weekend after a massacre in _________________ left at least 92 people dead, including 32 children.
Inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced last week that they had discovered ____________________ in Iran.
plans for a crude nuclear bomb
particles of highly enriched uranium
no evidence of a nuclear program
a secret facility for plutonium production
A meeting in Baghdad between Iran and six countries regarding Iran's nuclear program produced
an agreement in which Iran's civilian nuclear energy program would be powered by Russian nuclear fuel.
a deal that would lift sanctions on Iran in exchange for a verifiable suspension of uranium enrichment.
no clear progress.
a decision by Western countries to delay imposing sanctions for another six months.
The result of Egypt's presidential elections was that
former president Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister was elected president.
the head of the Muslim Brotherhood was elected president.
the top two candidates are in a virtual tie, necessitating a recount.
a run-off election will be held, pitting an Islamist against an ex-military man.
The Pakistani doctor who helped the U.S. find Osama bin Laden has been
allowed to emigrate to the U.S. with his family.
sentenced to 33 years in prison for treason.
executed for "crimes against the state."
cleared of all charges by a Pakistani judge.
France, the OECD, and other actors are now calling for common eurozone bonds as a way to deal with the financial crisis gripping Europe. But ______________ has vocally rejected this solution.
the International Monetary Fund
the United States
Intrigue at the Vatican heated up last week as the Pope's ______________ was arrested on suspicion of leaking confidential documents.
top theological adviser
Safety fears grew last week about a nuclear plant in
the United States.
After NATO members reaffirmed their commitment to building a missile defense system, officials from this country warned of a potential nuclear conflagration.
Francois Hollande, the newly elected French president, made an unannounced trip last week to _________________, where French combat troops are serving but will be withdrawn later this year.
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