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Current Events Quiz, March 31, 2014



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Arenas, the main opposition party in ________ last week admitted defeat in national elections held earlier this month, less than a week after the country’s elector court rejected the party’s appeal.

 
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Question 2.
United Nations officials last week reported than more than one million people have fled their homes since December when fighting broke out in

 
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Question 3.
Russia’s membership in the _______ was suspended last week in response to its intervention in the breakaway Ukrainian region of Crimea.

 
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Question 4.
The Secret Service last week send home three agents who were intoxicated in a hotel in __________ ahead of President Obama’s arrival in the country. According to reports, the agents had passed out in the hotel lobby, requiring the assistance of hotel staff.

 
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Question 5.
A New York jury last week voted to convict Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the former spokesperson for al Qaeda, on terrorism-related charges. What made the trial and verdict unusual?

 
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Question 6.
According to a report by Radio Free Asia last week, the government of North Korea has issued a new policy requiring college students in the country to

 
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Question 7.
The US Congress last week approved a new $1 billion aid package for Ukraine after President Obama dropped his effort to tie the measure to a proposal to

 
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Question 8.
The government of _______, which had previously undertaken to restrict access to Twitter, last week announced they would also seek to limit access to YouTube ahead of elections in the country.

 
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Question 9.
A UN diplomat last week accused Russia of threatening and attempting to intimidate several Eastern European and Central Asian states if they voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution that

 
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Question 10.
President Obama last week ordered an increase in the number of US military personnel searching for the accused warlord

 
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