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Current Events Quiz, November 18, 2013



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The Chinese government last week announced plans to ease the controversial

 
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Question 2.
Despite Israeli objections, the United States appeared to be close to a deal with Iran regarding the country’s nuclear program. The proposed deal would ease US sanctions in exchange for the Iranian government agreeing to

 
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Question 3.
More than a year after they were originally convicted, a court in _______ has rejected the appeals of more than 20 people, including several top legislators and senior government officials and wealthy bankers, and ordered them to begin serving their sentences on charges of corruption and graft.

 
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Question 4.
Nearly half of the Members of the House of Representatives last week signed letters signaling their opposition to issue “fast track” authority for a new trade pact being negotiated between the United States and

 
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Question 5.
The government of Sri Lanka last week warned the British government that “those who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones” after the British government

 
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Question 6.
The National Assembly of Venezuela last week took steps to grant President Nicolas Maduro the power to

 
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Question 7.
More than 40 people were killed and hundreds were wounded as clashes between rival militias broke out Friday in the capital of

 
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Question 8.
The United Nations Security Council last week rejected a call by African states to

 
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Question 9.
It was revealed last week that the US government since January had quietly been offering up to $10 million in reward money for information about

 
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Question 10.
A suicide bomb attack over the weekend killed at least ten people in Kabul near a compound where a new security pact between the United States and _______ was being negotiated.

 
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