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Current Events Quiz, December 8, 2009

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
More than 125 killed were injured and nearly 500 injured when a series of car bombs went off in _____ on Monday.

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Question 2.
An international conference dealing with ______ began this week in the Danish capital Copenhagen.

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Question 3.
On Monday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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Question 4.
The United Nations last week suspended ______ from participating in the Clean Development Mechanism after questions were raised about the participation of dozens of wind farms in the country.

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Question 5.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair ______ faced intense questioning by the Senate last week during his effort to gain reappointment to another five year term.

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Question 6.
The draw for the 2010 World Cup took place in ______, as the country prepares to act as host for the world’s most important football (soccer) tournament.

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Question 7.
On Monday, the government of ______ was warned by the European Central Bank that it faced a credit downgrade if it failed to bring its budget under control.

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Question 8.
The government of Israel warned on Sunday that within ten months it could

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Question 9.
On Sunday, incumbent Evo Morales decisively won re-election as president of

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Question 10.
After being wounded in an assassination attempt, the military captain who has been acting as the president of ______ since December was forced to flee to Morocco, allowing his vice president to take control.

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