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Current Events Quiz, May 4, 2015



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
In an effort to counter extremist, the government of Congo-Brazzaville last week announced it would

 
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Question 2.
The government of Nepal officially declared there were “no more” survivors, as the death toll from last week’s ______________ climbed over 6,600.

 
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Question 3.
Officials in ____________ last week announced they had discovered 26 bodies in an abandoned jungle camp regularly used by human smugglers.

 
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Question 4.
As part of a continued effort to crack down on public corruption, Chinese officials last week announced public officials would be

 
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Question 5.
More than 140 people were detained by police in ______________ after May Day protests erupted in the country’s capital, Istanbul.

 
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Question 6.
Maria del Pilar Hurtado, for the former head of secret police in ____________, was sentenced to 14 years in prison last week after she was found guilty of spying on politicians, journalists, and judges.

 
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Question 7.
The British government announced on Saturday that

 
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Question 8.
The Russian government last week announced its space program suffered a setback. What was the nature of that setback?

 
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Question 9.
Government forces in ____________ last week announced they had rescued more than 160 women and children as part of operations against the terror organization Boko Haram in the northern part of the country.

 
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Question 10.
The US government last week announced it would take what step after Iranian naval forces seized a ship flagged in the US-protectorate of the Marshall Islands?

 
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