Current Events Quiz, July 2, 2012
This activity contains 10 questions.
Last week Egypt officially announced that the winner of its presidential election was
This country has reinforced its border with Syria after blaming Syria for shooting down one of its fighter jets.
Great powers meeting in Geneva agreed last weekend that
a transitional government should be set up to end the violence in Syria.
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad must step down.
Syria's nuclear program must be halted.
arms should be provided to the Syrian rebels.
Voters in _____________ on Sunday appeared poised to return the long ruling party to power after a 12 year absence.
The chief of this organization was assassinated last week in Damascus.
Syria's intelligence agency
Eurozone leaders held all-night talks at a summit last week and reached an agreement to
recapitalize Spain's banks with EU rescue funds.
give the "troika" of Germany, France, and Great Britain the ability to monitor other EU members' budgets.
allow Greece to exit the eurozone.
subject all countries' budgets to monitoring and approval by the entire EU.
The agreement alluded to in the previous question was only possible because this normally intransigent country suddenly dropped its opposition to the steps envisioned.
The trade bloc Mercosur suspended this country's membership last week after the country's president was impeached.
Islamist militants linked to Al Qaeda declared last Thursday that they had gained control of this country's northern desert.
The U.S. has exempted China from sanctions against
South African diamonds.
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