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Current Events Quiz, February 10, 2014



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
An aid convoy ferrying supplies to the besieged Syrian city of ________ last week came under fire and was pinned down for more than two hours, as both sides blamed the other for the attack on neutral relief workers.

 
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Question 2.
Kenneth Bae, an American convicted in North Korea of trying to overthrow the government, was last week

 
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Question 3.
The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, last week opened a preliminary investigation into possible war crimes in

 
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Question 4.
Hundreds of demonstrators clashed with riot police in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last week, as Brazilians protested against

 
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Question 5.
The government of _______ last week announced it would sent several warships to patrol and run exercises just outside the US maritime borders in the North Atlantic, asserting the move was a response to the US deployment of the Fifth Fleet in the Persian Gulf.

 
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Question 6.
In an effort to improve relations with Pakistan, the US government last week announced it would

 
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Question 7.
The 2014 Winter Olympic Games opened last week in

 
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Question 8.
U.S. officials last week issued a warning that terrorists may try to disrupt the Winter Olympics by

 
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Question 9.
More than 2,000 people were evacuated from downtown ________ last week after an unexploded 450kg World War II bomb was found at a construction site.

 
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Question 10.
The US government last week condemned Russia for releasing a private conversation between two US diplomats discussing the crisis in Ukraine. In that taped conversation, Victoria Nuland, the assistant secretary of state for European affairs, is heard to

 
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