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Current Events Quiz, April 6, 2010

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
A severe drought in Thailand has pushed global prices for ______ to the highest level since World War II.

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Question 2.
According to reports issued by Russian intelligence, last week’s terrorist attack on the Moscow metro was believed to be the work of

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Question 3.
In a surprising development, President Barack Obama announced last week that he lift the ban on oil exploration

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Question 4.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai last week launched a scathing attack against Afghanistan’s western allies and the United Nations, accusing them of

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Question 5.
On Thursday, President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao confirmed they would meet later this month to discuss

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Question 6.
According to a report issued on Friday, U.S. companies in March

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Question 7.
A series of bomb attacks against embassies in ______ rocked the town on Sunday, striking the Iranian, German, and Egyptian embassies.

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Question 8.
China on Friday offered to accelerate ongoing free trade talks with _____. Annual trade between the two countries is currently valued at approximately $60 billion.

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Question 9.
Officials were calling for calm after the far-right leader, Eugene Terreblanche, most well-known for his advocacy of racial segregation, was murdered on Saturday in

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Question 10.
Cristina Fernández, President of ______, on Friday described the dispute over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands as a “stain” and a colonial double standard.

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