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Current Events Quiz, February 22, 2010

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, a top Taliban military commander, was captured by U.S. and coalition forces last week in

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Question 2.
In yet another signal that the global economic crisis is reaching its end, the U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Thursday that it was

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Question 3.
Relations between the United States and China took a hit last week as the President Barack Obama on Thursday

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Question 4.
International negotiations on ______ suffered a setback last week when Yvo de Boer, the UN official charged with guiding negotiations, unexpectedly resigned.

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Question 5.
The government of _____ issued a stern warning to the government of Israel over the use of their national’s passports in a secret operation to assassination a senior figure in Hamas.

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Question 6.
A military coup led by a group calling itself “Supreme Council for the Restoration of Democracy” overthrew the government of ______ on Thursday.

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Question 7.
The government of the Netherlands collapsed last week after Labour party resigned from the ruling coalition in a dispute over

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Question 8.
Violent floods killed more than 40 people over the weekend on a popular island tourist destination in

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Question 9.
Yulia Tymoshenko, the country’s current prime minister, on Saturday dropped her appeal, ending the disputed presidential contest in

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Question 10.
A meeting of governments of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sunday in Mexico was intended to develop

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