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Current Events Quiz, July 20, 2015



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
At least 11 soldiers in the capital of ___________ were killed in an ambush launched by Islamic militants believed to be affiliated with the Islamic State, suggesting a strong resurgence of the organization in the region.

 
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Question 2.
The Mitsubishi Corporation of Japan last week apologized for

 
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Question 3.
The British monarchy described as “misleading” and a “disappointing breech of privacy” the decision by the British newspaper The Sun to publish archive film of Queen Elizabeth II

 
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Question 4.
Eduardo Cunha, the head of the lower chamber of the national legislature in ____________, resigned his position last week and threatened to withdraw his party from the ruling coalition, leaving President Dilma Rousseff’s government in threat of collapse.

 
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Question 5.
At least 43 people were killed and more than 100 wounded as heavy fighting and shelling erupted in Aden, the largest port city in __________, over the weekend.

 
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Question 6.
The United States and Iran formally reached a deal intended to address Iran’s nuclear program last week. Under the deal, Iran would permit international inspections of suspected nuclear sites in exchange for

 
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Question 7.
The German parliament last week voted to approve a controversial measure that would __________, after Chancellor Angela Merkel lobbied lawmakers hard to support the proposal.

 
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Question 8.
The United States reestablished diplomatic relations with ______________ last week, formally reopening its embassy closed in 1961 amid Cold War tensions.

 
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Question 9.
Sepp Blatter, the embattled President of Fifa, said he would announce his plan to reform the organization this week. What sport does Fifa govern?

 
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Question 10.
At least two people were crushed as a crowd of more than 10,000 people rushed forward to celebrate the Hindu chariot festival of Puri in

 
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