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Current Events Quiz, November 11, 2013



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Typhoon Haiyan, a massive storm packing sustained winds of nearly 200 miles per hour, killed more than 1,000 people in _______ last week.

 
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Question 2.
Diplomatic efforts by the United States to reach agreement with ______, including direct negotiations between representatives of that country and US Secretary of State John Kerry, were happened last week by strong opposition expressed by the Israeli government.

 
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Question 3.
Ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, organizers made history by being the first Games in which the Olympic torch

 
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Question 4.
The United States last week lost its voting rights after it failed to pay more than $80 million in dues over two years in what international organization?

 
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Question 5.
The United States government last week charged Dino Bouterse with providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Bouterse was already serving time after being charged with weapons and cocaine smuggling. Who is Bouterse?

 
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Question 6.
At least six people were killed and 15 injured after a suspected suicide attack against a hotel in ______ over the weekend.

 
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Question 7.
Sultani Makenga, leader of the M23 rebel group in _______, last week surrendered, suggesting an end to the ongoing conflict in the region might be nearing an end.

 
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Question 8.

Chinese Communist Party leaders are meeting this week in Beijing at a four-day conference intended to discuss “major issues concerning comprehensively deepening reforms” and charting the economic and political agenda for the next decade. Which of the following, according to most observers, is NOT an area expected to be discussed?
 
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Question 9.
The Spanish government last week released eight jailed Eta militants after

 
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Question 10.
Palestinian officials asserted that _____ was the “only Arafat death suspect” after a report found that Arafat may have died from polonium poisoning.

 
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