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Current Events Quiz, June 4, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced last week to ____________________ for failing to protect demonstrators during the uprising against his rule.

 
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Question 2.
Several western countries engaged in a coordinated expulsion of ________________ ambassadors last week to protest the government's recent actions.

 
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Question 3.
A public vote on the European Union's new fiscal treaty was held in ___________________, the only country likely to submit the treaty to a public vote.

 
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Question 4.
The outcome of the referendum cited in the previous question was

 
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Question 5.
A special war crimes court for Sierra Leone last week sentenced _____________ to 50 years in prison. He was the first head of state to be judged by an international tribunal since the aftermath of World War II.

 
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Question 6.
Aung San Suu Kyi, the noted opposition leader from ________________, arrived in Bangkok last week for her first trip overseas in 24 years.

 
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Question 7.
Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has lost an appeal of his extradition to ___________________ to face criminal charges.

 
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Question 8.
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has ___________________ the recent massacre in Houla that killed 108 people, including many women and children.

 
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Question 9.
The "flame virus"--a computer virus of unprecedented destructive power--appears to have been targeted to attack this country.

 
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Question 10.
Last week new numbers on ________________ in both the European Union and the United States raised fears of a looming economic slowdown.

 
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