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Current Events Quiz,February 11, 2013



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Question 1.
German education minister Annette Schavan resigned last week following

 
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Question 2.
The Obama administration took the unusual step of providing copies of a highly classified report to the Senate intelligence committee to bolster their case that John Brennan should head the Central Intelligence Agency. What topic did the classified reports cover?

 
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Question 3.
A Chilean judge last week ordered the exhumation of Pablo Neruda’s remains as part of an inquest into the causes of Neruda’s death. Pablo Neruda is perhaps best known as

 
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Question 4.
The government of _______ last week cut the value of its currency, the bolivar, by 32 percent in an effort to boost its struggling economy.

 
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Question 5.
Nine women were killed by gunmen in Nigeria last week. The women were killed because they

 
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Question 6.
Sunday marked the beginning of the Lunar New Year (often referred to as the Chinese New Year). The new year will be the year of the

 
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Question 7.
European Union officials meeting in Brussels hammered out a budget agreement covering 2014-2020. What is remarkable about the new EU budget?

 
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Question 8.
China and Japan’s ongoing dispute over the Senkaky/Diaoyu islands escalated again last week after Japan accused

 
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Question 9.
Russian officials last week placed Sergei Udaltsov under house arrest last week on charges that he was organizing “mass disorder” and protest in Moscow. Udaltsov is the leader of which Russian opposition political party?

 
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Question 10.
At least 33 people were killed and more than 100 injured following a series of car bomb attacks concentrated in the Shia areas of

 
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