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Current Events Quiz, April 6, 2015



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
After successfully negotiating a framework agreement for broader talks despite strong opposition from Congressional Republicans, President Obama last week indicated he was optimistic a final agreement would be reached by the June to

 
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Question 2.
In a sign that the country’s political instability will continue, Peru’s Prime Minister, Ana Jara, was forced to resign after losing a vote of no confidence in the Congress last week. What allegations sparked the vote?

 
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Question 3.
Results from the presidential election in Nigeria, which pit the southern Christian and incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan against a northern Muslim and former general, Muhammadu Buhari, were announced last week and the results were surprising. Why was the outcome unusual?

 
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Question 4.
Five people were taken into custody last week after al-Shabab, an Islamic terrorist group, launched an attack against a school in eastern ______________ last week, killing 148 people.

 
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Question 5.
The government of North Korea last week test-fired four short-range missiles in to the Sea of Japan last week in response to

 
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Question 6.
Zhou Yongkang last week became the highest ranking Chinese official to be charged by the Chinese government in an ongoing anti-corruption campaign. Until his retirement in 2012, Zhou served as

 
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Question 7.
Despite ongoing military tensions between the two countries, Russia and Ukraine last week announced they had reached a short-term deal to

 
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Question 8.
The Obama Administration last week rescinded an earlier decision and, despite ongoing criticisms of the country’s democratization and human rights records, it removed

 
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Question 9.
The United Nations last week warned that a “total collapse” in ___________ was likely as Houthi rebels continued their offensive and Saudi airstrikes continued to try to push them back.

 
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Question 10.
Opinion polling in the United Kingdom ahead of the May 7 election suggests what outcome is likely?

 
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