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Current Events Quiz,November 12, 2012



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Question 1.
Anti- and pro-integration parties in the European Parliament clashed on Friday following the breakdown of talks intended to

 
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Question 2.
A new program established by the World Bank and the British government would offer poor Pakistani families cash payments in exchange for

 
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Question 3.
The government of Kenya last week announced plans to reform marriage practices and expand legal protection of all forms of marriage in the country. Which of the following was NOT part of that reform package?

 
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Question 4.
General David Patraeus resigned last week after admitting he had engaged in an extra-marital affair with the author of his biography, Paula Broadwell. In his resignation, Patraeus described his behavior as “unacceptable” for the leader of the

 
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Question 5.
The government of Iraq cancelled a $4.2 billion deal with Russia over accusations of corruption. The deal, signed in October, would have

 
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Question 6.
At least 13 people were killed last week as the ongoing conflict between drug cartels and the police expanded in Brazil’s largest city,

 
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Question 7.
Pentagon officials last week confirmed that a US surveillance drone monitoring Iran but operating in international airspace over the Persian Gulf

 
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Question 8.
Russian President Vladimir Putin last week announced he had fired General Anatoly Serdyukov, a long-time ally of the President. Officially he was fired for allegations of corruption, but most independent observers believe Serdyukov was dismissed for

 
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Question 9.
Following the reelection of President Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last week walked back a statement that indicated he would be willing to operate without US assistance or approval in order to

 
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Question 10.
Google indicated its search engine, Gmail, and GoogleMaps features were inaccessible in China on Friday and Saturday as what important event took place?

 
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