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Current Events Quiz, September 14, 2010

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The new Australian government can best be described as a(n)

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Question 2.
The government of Iran on Friday postponed the planned release of American Sarah Shourd, who has been held in an Iranian prison since July 2009 on after she

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Question 3.
Five Americans, including two doctors and two nurses, who were carrying donated AIDS drugs to _______ were arrested on Thursday, charged with dispensing medicine without the supervision of a pharmacist.

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Question 4.
Violent protests erupted in the disputed territory of _______ over the weekend, as Muslim protestors demonstrated against Indian rule of the territory.

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Question 5.
Cocoa prices fell last week after ______, which accounts for more than 40 percent of global output, announced stronger-than-forecast production numbers.

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Question 6.
According to a report prepared for the United Nations Security Council, UN peacekeeping forces could have done more to prevent a “systematic and organized” campaign of rape in

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Question 7.
The regional scramble for _______ between India and China expanded to Indonesia last week as both countries seek to satisfy growing demand for energy.

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Question 8.
It was announced last week that billionaire and philanthropist George Soros would donate $100 million to a charity addressing

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Question 9.
______ last week hinted that he may attempt to run for the Russian presidency, citing the example of American President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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Question 10.
In a speech last week, _______ declared that Cuba’s economic model no longer works and needs to be reformed.

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