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Current Events Quiz, March 23, 2015



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Suicide attacks at two Zaydi Shiite mosques in Sana, Yemen, last week killed more than 130 people. An ISIS affiliate claimed responsibility for the attack. What was their professed motivation for this attack?

 
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Question 2.
What was the outcome of last week’s election in Israel?

 
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Question 3.
Despite strong US opposition, Germany, France and Italy all indicated they would follow the United Kingdom’s lead and join the Chinese-backed

 
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Question 4.
____________ resurfaced last week after a 10-day absence from the public spotlight, dismissing rumors of poor health and coyly suggesting that things “would be boring without rumors.”

 
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Question 5.
Cuban authorities last week jailed 18 government officials for a scam in which they

 
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Question 6.
Hopes that _____________ was on the verge of being declared Ebola free were dashed last week after a woman in the country’s capital of Monrovia was tested positive for the disease, 20 days after the most recent case had been found.

 
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Question 7.
Trilateral talks between China, Japan, and South Korea took place last week, marking the first time the three countries had direct talks in more than three years. Talks reportedly centered on addressing tensions over islands located in which strategically important body of water?

 
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Question 8.
European Union officials last week pledged 2 billion euros in aid to address the humanitarian crisis in

 
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Question 9.
The United States took what action last week in response to the declining security situation in Yemen?

 
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Question 10.
Last week 21 people were killed when two masked gunmen attacked the national museum in ____________. The attack is believed to have been sponsored by the terrorist organization ISIS.

 
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