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Current Events Quiz, July 13, 2010

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The European Union announced on Tuesday that it would suspend preferential trade agreements with the government of _______ in protest over the country’s human and civil rights record.

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Question 2.
The government of Spain received good economic news on Tuesday when

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Question 3.
An independent review of claims that prominent climate scientist distorted and concealed data concluded that

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Question 4.
The government of ______ announced that it would release 52 political prisoners, about 1/3 of the total number of political prisoners held by the country.

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Question 5.
The European Court of Human Rights last week granted a temporary halt to the extradition of four British men wanted in the United States on terror-related charges. On what ground was the temporary appeal granted?

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Question 6.
After considerable international outcry and diplomatic pressure, the government of Iran agreed to suspend the sentence of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiania who had been sentenced to death by stoning after being convicted on charges of

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Question 7.
In a major setback for the ruling party, the _______ lost its majority in upper house of the Japanese parliament, according to exit polls released Sunday.

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Question 8.
Which of the following events did NOT occur in Pakistan over the last week?

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Question 9.
Former Panamanian dictator _____ was sentenced to seven years by the government of France on charges of money laundering last week.

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Question 10.
Which country won the World Cup in South Africa on Sunday?

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