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Current Events Quiz, April 13, 2010

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Investigators are examining the crash site of a plane in Smolensk, Russia, which killed Lech Kaczynski. Kaczynski was the President of

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Question 2.
A “windfall auction” selling ______ in India launched on Friday, with both domestic and international firms bidding for a segment of the country’s valuable market.

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Question 3.
Elections scheduled for Thursday in ______ will likely help to tighten the rule of Mahinda Rajapaksa, the incumbent president, as his party is expected to score a decisive victory.

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Question 4.
On Tuesday, the United States released its Nuclear Posture Review, which signaled a significant revision of U.S. nuclear strategy by

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Question 5.
The United States said it would delay a decision to label _____ a “currency manipulator” after that country began to take steps to more clearly define its exchange rate policy.

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Question 6.
Last week, President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev formally signed a nuclear weapons treaty that limits each side to

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Question 7.
A series of protests in the capital of Bishkek forced the government out of office last week in

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Question 8.
The government of ______ last week cracked down on the wave of intensifying protests aimed at overthrowing the government.

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Question 9.
Jacob Zuma, the president of ______ last week reprimanded the African National Congress’ Youth Leader for making “provocative statements.”

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Question 10.
A $5 billion arms deal concluded last week between Russia and ______ has led to concerns of an emerging arms race that could destabilize the region.

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