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Current Events Quiz, November 9, 2015

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
President Obama last week made what significant decision as part of a broader effort to address global climate change?

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Question 2.
Ahmed Chalabi died last week. Who was Chalabi?

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Question 3.
According to intelligence provided by the United States and Great Britain, the Russian airliner that crashed over the Saini last week, killing all 224 people on board, was brought down by

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Question 4.
The leaders of which two countries met in face-to-face talks in Singapore last week, the first such meeting in more than 60 years?

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Question 5.
Which African country was officially declared Ebola free by the World Health Organization last week, having not seen a new case of the disease erupt in more than 40 days?

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Question 6.
More than a dozen people are feared dead in Minas Gerais, a state in ___________, after a dam holding waste water from an iron ore mine broke, flooding the colonial city of Mariana with thick red mud.

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Question 7.
Three center-left political parties in __________ reached a deal to form a new coalition government, paving the way for Antonio Costa to become the country’s next Prime Minister despite an effort by Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho’s center-right coalition to remain in power.

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Question 8.
In a surprisingly sharp critique issued last week, former President ______________ described former Secretary of State Donald Rumsfeld as an “arrogant fellow” and former Vice President Dick Cheney as building “his own empire” and becoming “too hard-line”.

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Question 9.
The environmentalist campaign group Greenpeace lost its charitable registration in __________ last week, effectively ending the ability of the group to operate in the world’s second most populous country.

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Question 10.
In a controversial 4-1 decision, the Mexican Supreme Court last week issued a decision that would open the way for

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