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Current Events Quiz, July 20, 2010

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Sectarian violence rocked the Belfast, ______, ahead of the annul July 12 Orange Order parade last week.

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Question 2.
The International Criminal Court charged Omar al-Bashir, president of Sudan, with genocide on Monday for his involvement in events in

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Question 3.
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro made a rare television appearance last week in order to

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Question 4.
The French National Assembly on Tuesday passed by a vote of 355 to 1 a bill that

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Question 5.
A Chinese steel mill on Tuesday agreed to pay $1.5 billion for a minority interest in an iron ore project in _______, signaling an intensification in the scramble for West Africa's iron supplies.

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Question 6.
The decade-long impasse on genetically modified foods in Europe moved closer to resolution as the European Commission last week approved a measure

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Question 7.
The trade deficit between the United States and China last month

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Question 8.
Shahram Amiri, a physicist working in the Iranian nuclear program, was returned to Iran last week after he claimed that he

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Question 9.
Two suicide bombers killed more than 40 people in _____ on Sunday as they detonated a bomb in a crowd of people lined up to collect salaries.

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Question 10.
The International Monetary Fund and European Union postponed their review of the government of _______'s proposed budget last week, demanding that the government rethink its proposals.

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