Current Events Quiz, November 25, 2013
This activity contains 10 questions.
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.
expanding women’s rights
establishing diplomatic relations with the United States
governing security operations
establishing religious freedom
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.
According to government reports, more than 4 million people in ______ were displaced by the powerful Typhoon Haiyan earlier this month.
The government of ______ last week confirmed they were holding 85-year old American Merrill Newman on unspecified charges.
The United States government lasts week officially designated what group as a terrorist organization?
The Palestinian Authority
The German Green Party
The Muslim Brotherhood
Argentina’s President, Christina Fernandez de Kirchner, reshuffled her cabinet last week, signaling a shift
to the right and supporting continued privatization of state enterprises.
supporting nationalists in the government.
to the left and supporting more governmental intervention in the economy.
to the center, signaling moderation of governmental policies.
The Chinese government last week confirmed they had reached what military milestone?
A test detonation of their first thermonuclear weapon.
The launch of their first manned space flight.
The launch of their first nuclear powered aircraft carrier.
A test flight of their first stealth drone.
At least 50 people were killed after a supermarket collapsed in Riga, the capital of
Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday flew to Geneva to participate in international talks with
the European Union to discuss trade liberalization.
Iran over its nuclear program.
North Korea over its nuclear program.
Israel over the Palestinian question.
The Obama Administration last week released a number of documents, including a court ruling that approved what controversial program?
The Bush Administration’s justification for going to war in Iraq.
The CIA’s illegal rendition of suspected terrorists.
The decision to hold illegal enemy combatants at Guantanamo.
The NSA’s eavesdropping on American’s emails.
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