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Current Events Quiz, June 1, 2015



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Over the weekend Fifa re-elected its president, Sepp Blatter, despite criminal corruption charters being filed against multiple officials in the organization by the U.S. and Swiss governments. What is Fifa?

 
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Question 2.
The United States last week called on the Chinese government to _____________, signaling an escalation tensions between the two major powers.

 
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Question 3.
At least 13 people were killed in the city of Maiduguri in a new offensive launched by Boko Haram militants, just a few hours after Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as the new President of

 
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Question 4.
Islamic State militants seized control of the Sirte airport and the Great Man Made River water project, which supplies water for the majority of the country’s residents, in ___________ over the weekend.

 
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Question 5.
A massive heatwave in ___________ appeared to wind down over the weekend. The heatwave had lasted more than a week and had been responsible for more than 1,700 deaths in the world’s second most populous country.

 
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Question 6.
In a signal that the country continues to make progress in addressing its war-torn past, the government of Colombia last week announced it was working with former Farc guerillas to

 
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Question 7.
The United States last week officially took what step with respect to its relations with Cuba?

 
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Question 8.
Despite being granted a three-week extension, officials in ____________ last week suggested they would not be able to make a $1.75 billion payment due to the International Monetary Fund, creating concerns that the country may leave the Eurozone.

 
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Question 9.
It was revealed last week that the United States military had accidently

 
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Question 10.
Andrzej Duda won a surprising upset election and defeated centrist Bronislaw Komorowski to become President of Poland last week. What was Duda’s election platform?

 
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