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Current Events Quiz, October 28, 2013



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The government of _______ over the weekend hanged 16 rebels in reprisal for a deadly ambush that killed several border guards in the southeastern part of the country earlier in the week.

 
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Question 2.
Elections in the Czech Republic over the weekend saw which party win, albeit by a smaller margin than initially suspected?

 
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Question 3.
The International Criminal Court issued a decision ordering William Ruto, the Deputy President of ______, to attend his trial on charges of crimes against humanity.

 
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Question 4.
In a sign of further deterioration fo relations between the two countries, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned that Japan will “stand up to ______” and encouraged other countries to join with them in condemning “acts of war” by the country.

 
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Question 5.
Hundreds of protestors attacked a bus station in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo over the weekend. Protestors were marching to

 
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Question 6.
The Vatican last week suspended German Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, Bishop of Limburg, after an investigation revealed he

 
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Question 7.
United Nations officials stepped up efforts to ______ after a cluster of paralyzed young children were found in Deir al_Zour, a heavily contested city in eastern Syria.

 
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Question 8.
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake about 200 miles east of _____ prompted a tsunami warning to be issued on Friday in the country.

 
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Question 9.
Activists in Saudi Arabia launched a new campaign last week demanding the right to

 
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Question 10.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel telephoned President Barack Obama last week to complain about

 
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