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Current Events Quiz, April 29, 2013



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The North Korean government last week announced Pae Jun-Ho, a U.S. citizen, would soon face trial on charges that he

 
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Question 2.
Some 3,000 rebel soldiers surrendered over the weekend after being promised a presidential pardon for their involvement in the ongoing conflict in

 
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Question 3.
In the latest developments in Venezuela’s disputed presidential election, opposition candidate Henrique Capriles last week announced he was withdrawing from an agreed audit and recount and instead would

 
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Question 4.
Two people have been arrested in Bangladesh on charges that they contributed to the deaths of more than 336 people last week when

 
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Question 5.
The Canadian government issued a formal protest after it was announced that Sri Lanka would host an important summit of the ________, asserting that the choice made a mockery of the organizations values of “freedom, democracy, human rights, the rule of law, and good governance.”

 
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Question 6.
The White House acknowledged the Syrian government had _______, crossing an American “red line” and prompting calls for U.S. action against Syria.

 
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Question 7.
The United Nations Security Council last week voted unanimously to deploy more than 10,000 UN peacekeeping soldiers to the troubled African state of

 
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Question 8.
The Israeli government last week announced it had shot down a drone flying south from Lebanon along the Mediterranean coast. The Israeli government asserted that the drone was most likely sent by

 
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Question 9.
Brazil reopened its world-famous Maracana stadium after three years renovation in anticipation of next year’s

 
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Question 10.
Voters in _______ headed to the polls over the weekend, handing a stinging defeat to the incumbent government of the Social Democratic Alliance and shifting the country’s economic policies to the right.

 
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