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Current Events Quiz,November 5, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
After a United Nations report accusing its government of arming Congolese rebels was published, the government of Uganda responded last week by

 
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Question 2.
According to reports from the region, dozens of young men have been shot and killed by the military in Maiduguri, as the government of Nigeria continues its operations against

 
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Question 3.
The government of Argentina last week approved a law that would

 
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Question 4.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas last week made what important concession?

 
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Question 5.
The Swiss NGO Ecopop last week announced they had collected enough signatures to force a controversial measure to a national referendum. What does the controversial measure they propose do?

 
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Question 6.
Hurricane Sandy last week moved across the Caribbean before striking the Northeastern United States. However, more people were killed by the storm in ______ than in any other country.

 
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Question 7.
The ruling party of incumbent President Viktor Yanukovich claimed victory in last week’s elections in _______ despite condemnation by outside monitors accusing the government of abuse of resources, media control, and jailings to pursue an unfair electoral advantage.

 
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Question 8.
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso last week offered ______ more than $100 million in development aid and discussed moves to boost trade after decades of sanctions following moves towards democratization in the country.

 
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Question 9.
According to a Drug Enforcement Agency report last week, following a military takeover in April, the West-African country of ______ appears to have become a leading port for drug trafficking and the movement of illicit substances to Europe.

 
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Question 10.
Rezwan Ferdaus, a US citizen of Bangladeshi descent, was sentenced to 17 years in prison after being convicted for his involvement in a terrorist plot to

 
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