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Current Events Quiz, January 5, 2010

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The US government is reviewing security procedures after a Christmas Day attempt by a Nigerian man with links to al Qaeda to

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Question 2.
Earlier this week, French President Nicolas Sarkozy came under fire after it was announced that the French government had

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Question 3.
After suffering a massive financial collapse last year, the government of ______ celebrated the opening of the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa bin Zayed.

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Question 4.
The governments of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States all closed their embassies in ______ earlier this week after intelligence indicated a terrorist attack may be imminent.

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Question 5.
In a move echoing developments from early 2009, the government of Russia announced on Sunday that it was

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Question 6.
Following a similar proposal by Brazil last year, the government of ______ said last Tuesday that it would take measures intended to prevent speculative capital flows that had led to an increase in the value of its currency.

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Question 7.
In a surprising political development, Ivo Sanader, the former prime minister of ______, was expelled from the center-right ruling party for interfering with the leadership of his successor, Jadranka Kosor

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Question 8.
On Monday, the U.S. government announced new immigration rules which lifted restrictions on ______ entering the country.

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Question 9.
The political standoff between Afghan President Hamid Karzai and the Afghan parliament entered a new phase this week after

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Question 10.
A Somali man was charged with attempted murder in Denmark this week after he broke into a house with an axe and a knife and allegedly attempted to kill

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