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Current Events Quiz,December 3, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Which state joined the United Nations as an “Observer State” last week, despite objections from the United States?

 
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Question 2.
The US Ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, who is the presumptive nominee for Secretary of State, met with Senate Republicans last week in an attempt to quell concerns about statements she issued surrounding the

 
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Question 3.
Hundreds of thousands of protestors took to the streets of Cairo last week to denounce Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi. What specifically were the people protesting?

 
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Question 4.
The government of _______ last week warned that its economy grew by 5.3 percent in the third quarter, slowing from the previous quarter and raising concerns that new measures were needed to stimulate the economy.

 
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Question 5.
According to a story in the New York Times last week, fearing they may lose the November presidential elections, the Obama administration earlier this year secretly sought to

 
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Question 6.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff last week vetoed part of a law which would have required _____ companies operating in Brazil to share a portion of their profits with the country’s state governments.

 
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Question 7.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nation’s Secretary-General last week warned ______ that its plan to expand patrols in a contested region o the South China Sea could destabilize the region.

 
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Question 8.
The United Kingdom last week suspended a £21m aid payment to the government of Rwanda to protest Rwanda’s

 
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Question 9.
Protestors in the Slovenian capital Ljubljana took to the streets last week to protest

 
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Question 10.
In a sign that its economy continues to struggle, Moody’s rating agency last week cut the credit rating of

 
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