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Current Events Quiz, May 27, 2013



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Riots regularly rocked the Swedish capital of Stockholm last week as protesters set cars and vehicles alight for six consecutive nights. What sparked the protests?

 
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Question 2.
At least seven soldiers and five militants were killed in _________ last week following clashes between government forces and Abu Sayyaf militants in the coastal town of Patikul.

 
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Question 3.
A British soldier was killed on the streets of London last week. Who were his attackers?

 
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Question 4.
China announced it had signed a free trade agreement with _______, making the Western country the first to sign such a bilateral agreement with China.

 
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Question 5.
Two British nationals were detained on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft after British fighters had to be scrambled to escort a flight from ________ to London last week.

 
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Question 6.
Fifty four members of the African Union last week celebrated the fiftieth of the organization in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa last week. What was the original purpose of the organization?

 
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Question 7.
The French army has begun to withdraw its forces from Mali, four months after it initially deployed military forces to the country in order to

 
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Question 8.
The left leaning Rafael Correa was sworn in for an unprecedented third term as president of _______ last week.

 
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Question 9.
Alfonso Portillo, former president of Guatemala, was extradited to the United States last week to face charges of

 
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Question 10.
Thousands of mourners paid their last respects to Chinua Achebe in his home town in Anambra, Nigeria, last week. Achebe, who died in the United States in March, was best known as

 
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