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Current Events Quiz, September 7, 2015



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Hundreds of migrants refused to leave a train station in the capital of ____________ last week, protesting the government’s refusal to admit them to the European Union as refugees.

 
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Question 2.
President Obama last week achieved a foreign policy victory after securing enough votes to ensure that which agreement will go into effect?

 
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Question 3.
The legislature in _____________ last week approved the resignation of the country’s president, Otto Perez Molina, clearing the way for new elections after he was accused of embezzling millions of dollars from the national customs service.

 
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Question 4.
Hundreds of farmers and more than 1,300 tractors converged in Paris last week, clogging transportation in the city. What were the farmers protesting?

 
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Question 5.
Chinese military strength was on display last week at a massive parade to celebrate

 
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Question 6.
In testimony before the International Criminal Court last week, Bosco Ntaganda told the ICC he is not the infamous killer known as “The Terminator.” Ntaganda is accused of leading the M-23 rebel group, responsible for tens of thousands of deaths, during the civil war in

 
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Question 7.
In a sign that the group’s influence is extending beyond Nigeria, the Islamic militant group Boko Haram last week claimed responsibility for two bomb attacks in norther _______________ that killed at least 19 people and injured more than 140.

 
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Question 8.
Christine Lagarde, chief of the International Monetary Fund, last week cited concerns about the global economic slowdown and warned the U.S. Federal Reserve not to _______________, lest the global economic slowdown worsen.

 
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Question 9.
While visiting eh United States last week, Pope Francis made the startling announcement that __________ could be forgiven through confession.

 
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Question 10.
President Obama last week used an historic visit to Alaska to highlight the need for the United States to take action to address the impact of climate change. What specific action did he request Congress take?

 
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