Current Events Quiz, November 17, 2009
This activity contains 10 questions.
U.S. President Barack Obama met on Monday with ______ to discuss a number of global issues, including the Iranian nuclear program and climate change.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown
Chinese President Hu Jintao
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Citizens of the Czech Republic and Slovakia marked the 20
anniversary of the collapse of Communist rule in the region during the ______ Revolution.
Over the weekend, U.S. President Barack Obama conceded that negotiations aimed at producing a new climate change treaty scheduled to take place in _____ in December would likely not produce a new agreement as anticipated.
Ethnic Somali rebels in _____ launched a new offensive against the government over the weekend, capturing several towns.
On Friday, the U.S. government announced that alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other key suspects would be
returned to their native Saudi Arabia for trial.
tried by military commission at Guantanamo Bay.
be detained without trial for life.
sent to New York to stand trial.
The government of _____ has demanded that Chile respond to allegations regarding charges of espionage, as relations between the two countries decline.
Violence against Egyptian workers and companies in Algeria over the weekend appear to have been sparked by tensions emerging over
charges of industrial espionage.
longstanding ethnic tensions.
a political gaffe by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.
a football playoff match between the two countries.
Defying pressure from the United States government, the government of Israel on Tuesday approved a proposal to
expand settlements in a suburb of Jerusalem.
increase its military presence along the Jordanian border.
expand settlements on the border of Gaza.
increase its military presence along the Syrian border.
German authorities on Tuesday detained two people, Ignace Murwanashyaka and Straton Musoni, on suspicion of alleged involvement in war crimes and crimes against humanity in
According to Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, the global economic recovery will depend on a number of reforms in the global political economy, including
a greater leadership role being played by the European Union.
a stronger Chinese remninbi.
a devaluation of the U.S. dollar.
a devaluation of the British pound.
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