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Current Events Quiz, May 6, 2013



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
It was reported that in an effort to develop goodwill among Afghanistan’s ruling elite, the Central Intelligence Agency had

 
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Question 2.
In an effort to address the country’s ongoing economic crisis and as a prerequisite to receive additional European Union aid, the Greek Parliament last week voted to

 
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Question 3.
A new coalition government was sworn in in Italy last week. What makes the new Italian coalition unusual?

 
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Question 4.
American officials last week expressed their frustration with Mexico’s President, Enrique Peña Nieto over Nieto’s

 
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Question 5.
Queen Beatrix abdicated her throne last week, ending her 33 year reign as monarch and handing the crown to her son, Willem-Alexander, who became King of

 
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Question 6.
The Obama Administration faced considerable pressure to increase its support for Syrian rebels last week after the Syrian government was accused of crossing what “red line”?

 
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Question 7.
Bolivian President Evo Morales last week expelled ________ from his country, asserting that the organization had conspired against his government.

 
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Question 8.
Israeli warplanes over the weekend destroyed a convoy Israel asserts was carrying

 
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Question 9.
Hundreds of people turned out to protest plans to build a factory producing toxic chemicals for the textile industry in the city of Kunming in

 
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Question 10.
A long-awaited report investigating violence and human rights abuses in ______ from independence in 1963 through 2008 is expected to recommend prosecutions for several key officials.

 
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