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Current Events Quiz, June 18, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Last weekend ___________ held its second parliamentary election in six weeks after failing last time to form a government.

 
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Question 2.
In the wake of rising violence, UN monitors in Syria have _______________ their operations in the country.

 
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Question 3.
An Egyptian court ruling last week

 
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Question 4.
Egyptians went to the polls last weekend in order to elect

 
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Question 5.
The crown prince of ________________ died last week, prompting the country to move toward selecting one of his brothers as the next crown prince.

 
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Question 6.
In a major shift in U.S. immigration policy, the Obama Administration has decided

 
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Question 7.
Pro-democracy leader __________________, while on a visit to Norway, belatedly accepted the Nobel Peace Prize she was awarded in 1991 while under house arrest.

 
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Question 8.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accused this country last week of escalating the conflict in Syria by providing the Syrian government with arms.

 
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Question 9.
Last week Japan arrested the last fugitive belonging to the doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo. The group is infamous for carrying out _______________ in 1995.

 
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Question 10.
Nine medics convicted for their role in an anti-government uprising last year were given reduced sentences by a ________________ appeals court last week, while nine other medics were acquitted.

 
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