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Current Events Quiz, November 23, 2015



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
At least 19 people were killed last week in a terrorist attack on a hotel in Bokomo, the capital of Mali. Which terrorist group is believed to be responsible for the attack?

 
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Question 2.
In a major setback, the World Health Organization last week confirmed that three new cases of ___________ had emerged in Liberia, less than three months after the country had been declared free of the virus.

 
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Question 3.
The government of Bangladesh over the weekend confirmed that two opposition leaders had been hanged after being convicted of

 
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Question 4.
South Korea is mourning the loss of Kim Young-sam, who died on Saturday at age 87. For what was Kim most well-known?

 
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Question 5.
The government of ___________ over the weekend raised the country’s terror alert level to its highest point, citing credible intelligence that “several well-armed individuals with arms and explosives” may seek to launch a “Paris-style attack” in Brussels in the immediate future.

 
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Question 6.
The government of ____________ last week issued a health warning, citing concerns that a wave of toxic mud from a collapsed dam at an iron ore mine making its way down the Rio Doce river could pose risks to public health and the environment.

 
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Question 7.
A new study by the Pew Research Center studying migration patterns between Mexico and the United States released last week found what interesting pattern since 2009?

 
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Question 8.
In response to the terror attacks in Paris, the United Nations Security Council last week unanimously passed a resolution

 
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Question 9.
Former US Navy analyst and convicted spy Jonathan Pollard was freed on parole last week after being jailed for life in 1987 for passing classified information to which country?

 
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Question 10.
At more than 1,100 karats, the largest diamond unearthed in more than 100 years was found last week in

 
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