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Current Events Quiz, October 5, 2015



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The Russian government began airstrikes in Syria last night. Although they claim to be supporting western operations against ISIS, what do most international observers believe the Russian government’s objective in Syria really is?

 
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Question 2.
According to international commentators, who was responsible for an airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan that killed 19 people last week?

 
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Question 3.
The Central Intelligence Agency last week announced it had withdrawn intelligence personnel from China last week, citing security concerns arising from

 
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Question 4.
The government of __________, which is the world’s third largest emitter of greenhouse gases by volume, announced a new plan to trim its emissions levels last week.

 
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Question 5.
World leaders descended on New York last week for the opening meetings of which international organization?

 
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Question 6.
During a state visit by British Prime Minister David Cameron to Jamaica last week, the Jamaican government raised the sensitive issue of ______________, which the British Prime Minister refused comment on.

 
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Question 7.
The government of Saudi Araba came under increasing pressure last week after a Saudi airstrike in ___________ accidentally targeted a wedding party, killing dozens.

 
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Question 8.
A landslide in ____________ over the weekend killed more than 50 people and resulted in millions of dollars’ worth of damage in the Central American country.

 
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Question 9.
The European Union last week suggested it would move forward with plans to impose sanctions on three officials from ___________ who were accused of ordering the use of excessive force against pro-democracy protesters in the country.

 
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Question 10.
What was the result of regional elections in the Catalonia region of Spain last week?

 
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