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Current Events Quiz, November 25, 2013



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Afghanistan’s President, Hamid Karzai, last week announced he would delay until next year his decision to sign a deal with the United States _____ in Afghanistan.

 
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Question 2.
The City Council of the Canadian city of ______ last week voted to strip Mayor Rob Ford of most of his powers after he refused to resign following an admission that he smoked crack cocaine while in a “drunken stupor” and had several profanity-laced exchanges with the media.

 
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Question 3.
According to government reports, more than 4 million people in ______ were displaced by the powerful Typhoon Haiyan earlier this month.

 
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Question 4.
The government of ______ last week confirmed they were holding 85-year old American Merrill Newman on unspecified charges.

 
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Question 5.
The United States government lasts week officially designated what group as a terrorist organization?

 
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Question 6.
Argentina’s President, Christina Fernandez de Kirchner, reshuffled her cabinet last week, signaling a shift

 
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Question 7.
The Chinese government last week confirmed they had reached what military milestone?

 
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Question 8.
At least 50 people were killed after a supermarket collapsed in Riga, the capital of

 
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Question 9.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday flew to Geneva to participate in international talks with

 
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Question 10.
The Obama Administration last week released a number of documents, including a court ruling that approved what controversial program?

 
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